Activism

Why Did the FBI Label Ryan Shapiro’s Dissertation on Animal Rights a Threat to National Security?
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Over the past decade, Ryan Shapiro has become a leading freedom of information activist, unearthing tens of thousands of once-secret documents. His work focuses on how the government infiltrates and monitors political movements, in particular those for an ...[Read more]
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The Corporate PR Industry’s Sneaky War on Internet Activism
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The internet may be great for you, what with its Movshare links and fascinating "Which Game of Thrones character are you?" quizzes, but please spare a moment to think about those poor souls in the corporate PR and lobbying game, the flacks who get paid fa ...[Read more]
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Nonconformity and Freethinking Now Considered Mental Illnesses
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Is nonconformity and freethinking a mental illness? According to the newest addition of the DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), it certainly is. The manual identifies a new mental illness called “oppositional defiant disorder ...[Read more]
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Feinstein’s Bill to Kill Free Speech of Independent Journalists ‘Has Votes’ to Pass Senate
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After fending off numerous attacks on the freedom of the internet last year, activists and independent journalists alike are now facing another hurdle that flies in the face of freedom of the press, the “Journalist Shield Law“. Image credit: davidlees ...[Read more]
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Oakland to Pay $4.5 million to Iraq War Vet Scott Olsen
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The City of Oakland has agreed to pay a $4.5 million legal settlement to Scott Olsen, the 24-year-old Marine Corps veteran who was critically wounded by Oakland Police on the night of October 25, 2011 during a chaotic confrontation between law enforcement ...[Read more]
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The Police try and evict a pregnant woman and fail
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On the Morning of March 21st 2014, Police were blocked by local residents from gaining access to a residential home in Queens Park, London. Resident and her child facing eviction. The Police and bailiffs were told this was an Illegal eviction and that the ...[Read more]
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No “Arab Spring” in the US-ally Saudi Kingdom
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Writing in The Washington Post on February 27, 2011, Rachel Bronson asked: “Could the next Mideast uprising happen in Saudi Arabia ?” Her answer was: “The notion of a revolution in the Saudi kingdom seems unthinkable.” However, On September 30 the ...[Read more]
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FBI Ordered to Justify Shielding of Records Sought About Occupy Sniper Plot
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A federal judge has ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to give her a better explanation for its refusal to turn over information to a student researching an alleged plot to assassinate “Occupy” protest leaders in Houston. The ruling stems fro ...[Read more]
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Israel’s War on American Universities
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Multiple Students for Justice for Palestine groups have been banned around the country and their members threatened with suspension for mere protest. Israel and its allies are seeking to disrupt free speech on American campuses, says Chris Hedges. Israel' ...[Read more]
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300 arrested at Montreal protest against police brutality
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Canadian police surrounded an annual protest against police brutality in Montreal, arresting 288 people before the demonstration had barely started. The police claim the protest was 'illegal' as the participants did not warn the authorities of their itine ...[Read more]
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Understanding the Propaganda Campaign Against Public Education
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There is a propaganda campaign against Public Education, and the aim is ultimately privatize it for profit at the cost of students, education and ultimately society. Read how public is being misled, and what kind of evil agenda is behind the campaign. ...[Read more]
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