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Seattle Socialist Alternative and the Black Lives Matter Movement

February 26, 2015

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Originally posted on Dark Are The Days:
One week ago I attended my last meeting of Socialist Alternative as a member, having officially resigned from my seven year long membership the following day. I did so, following nearly two years of raising consistent concern and criticism of many elements of SA, most recently around the…

Two-day uprising at immigrant prison was ‘predictable,’ reform advocates say

February 24, 2015

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Originally posted on Fusion:
Prison-reform advocates say they’re not at all surprised by an uprising at a Texas prison that has forced the relocation of some 2,800 detained immigrants. Inmates at the Willacy County Correctional Center, about 200 miles south of San Antonio,  started fires and had “kitchen knives and sharpened mops and brooms to…

The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden ‘black site’

February 24, 2015

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Originally posted on Prison Books Collective:
‘They were held incommunicado for much longer than I think should be permitted in this country – anywhere – but particularly given the strong constitutional rights afforded to people who are being charged with crimes,” said Sarah Gelsomino, the lawyer for Brian Jacob Church. From The Guardian The Chicago…

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February 24, 2015

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Why can’t media describe Chapel Hill murders as terrorism?

February 17, 2015

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Originally posted on Dispatches from the Underclass:
Crossposted from The Electronic Intifada Today marks one week since 23-year-old Yousef Abu-Salha’s younger sisters — Yusor, 21, and Razan, 19 — were murdered by their neighbor. Yousef told The Electronic Intifada over the the phone from North Carolina that he has no doubt their murder was an anti-Muslim…

Zibechi: Systemic chaos and transitions

February 14, 2015

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Originally posted on Chiapas Support Committee:
SYSTEMIC CHAOS AND TRANSITIONS UNDERWAY Yesterday’s mega-march in Chilpancingo, Guerrero’s state capital, in support of Ayotzinapa. Photo from La Jornada By: Raúl Zibechi Geopolitics helps us comprehend the world in which we live, particularly in turbulent periods like the current one, whose principal characteristic is global instability and a…

Spring Calendar Release Party!!!

February 6, 2015

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