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Don’t Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes. It won’t tell.

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Wed, Oct 22, 2014

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This article is reprinted from OtherWords.  President Barack Obama proudly signed the law that repealed the Pentagon’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, freeing lesbian, gay, and bisexual Americans (although not trans people) to openly serve in the military four years ago. But when it comes to budgeting, the concept lingers on. “Don’t ask us how we spend money,” the [...]

From Moment to Movement.

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Tue, Oct 21, 2014

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By Nathan Sheard October 9th marked the two-month anniversary of the murder of Michael Brown Jr., his body left to decay in the hot, summer sun for over 4 hours before finally being peeled off of the pavement and thrown into the back of an unmarked SUV. The evening before this anniversary, supporters from across [...]

“Stop Killing Us” Say Strong Youth Leaders in Ferguson, Missouri’s Weekend of Resistance to Police Brutality

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Tue, Oct 21, 2014

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By Col. Ann Wright Almost 60 days after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot six times and left for 4 hours and 34 minutes in the street in front of the apartment complex where he lived, the youth of Ferguson, Missouri are not letting their community, state or country forget. Their cries of “Hands Up, Don’t [...]

Acting Against Drones: A Global Movement for All

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Mon, Oct 20, 2014

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  By Anastasia Taylor On October 4th, 2014 citizens around the world attended demonstrations against the use of drones, satellites, and ground stations for surveillance and killing. It was a day known as the Global Day of Action Against Drones, with events that connected the international community by the palpable threat that lowers the threshold [...]

Where the F*** Are YOU? Are You Coming?

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Thu, Oct 16, 2014

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By Anna Kaminski From the Climate March that occurred on Sunday, September 21, 2014 to the protests in Hong Kong to the ongoing struggle against police brutality in Ferguson, there is no denying that we are in a global moment characterized by widespread discontent. As an activist, it is both empowering and heartwarming to see [...]

Bashing Obama to Make Way for Hillary

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Wed, Oct 15, 2014

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By Alli McCracken Three years ago, during the height of the Occupy movement, I was ejected from a Congressional hearing for allegedly “assaulting” Leon Panetta, then Secretary of Defense and former Director of the CIA. He was testifying to the House Armed Services Committee about “lessons learned by the Department of Defense over the preceding [...]

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