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Occupy LA 1 Year Anniversary

Occupy LA 1 Year Anniversary Pershing Square, Fletcher Bowron Square, Solidarity Park We invite all supporters, participants, agitators, the dreamers, the cr...
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Trafalgar Square protest: thousands set to attend demonstration against Conservative government as the Queen opens parliament

Trafalgar Square protest: thousands set to attend demonstration against Conservative government as the Queen opens parliament | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Protesters are set to gather in Trafalgar Square tomorrow as they campaign against government cuts on the same day that the Queen officially opens parliament.
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You have to see these pictures of Seattle's kayaking climate protesters

You have to see these pictures of Seattle's kayaking climate protesters | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
The kayaktivists came out by the hundreds to protest Shell's plans to use Seattle as a staging ground for its Arctic drilling plans.
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The entire USC MFA 1st year class is dropping out

The entire USC MFA 1st year class is dropping out | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
[image] Our colleagues at Art&Education have reported that the entire first year MFA class at USC Roski School of Art and Design in Los Angeles had dropped out. Check out the story below.
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Gulf Labor and Other Arts Groups Occupy Venice's Guggenheim #GuggOccupied

Gulf Labor and Other Arts Groups Occupy Venice's Guggenheim #GuggOccupied | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
VENICE — At 10:20am this morning, two boatloads of artists and activists occupied the dock landing of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection (PGC) in Venice.
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Faculty Forward USC | Facebook

Yesterday, thousands descended on the USC campus to demand respect for contingent faculty. WATCH:
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Home - Citizenme

Home - Citizenme | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
citizenme unlocks the value of your personal data. For you and on your terms.
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Joan Baez diffuses right wing protest at Idaho concert

Joan Baez diffuses right wing protest at Idaho concert | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
What would you do if you found yourself standing face to face with people bearing signs accusing you by name of killing babies and encouraging the shooting of American soldiers? Might you lose your ...
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Valentine's Day protest focuses on violence against black transgender community - STLtoday.com

Valentine's Day protest focuses on violence against black transgender community - STLtoday.com | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
St. Louisans didn't just hit the streets for Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day.
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Architecture & Activism Interview : “Not atoning for the committed crime more monstrous than committing it in the first place.”

Architecture & Activism Interview : “Not atoning for the committed crime more monstrous than committing it in the first place.” | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Prior to her 'Right to Abode-Activism and Architecture' show on the reality of Chagossian exile and hope for return, we spoke to Architect Rosa Rogina about her work.
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Are Adjunct Professors the New Fast-Food Workers? - CAPITAL & MAIN

Are Adjunct Professors the New Fast-Food Workers? - CAPITAL & MAIN | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
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Young Artists Creatively Protest Against Police Brutality

Young Artists Creatively Protest Against Police Brutality | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
The protests against police brutality haven't been quiet, retreated or lost any fervor. They became more advanced.
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Today, Paris Is Charlie As 3M People Flood Streets To Defy Terror

Today, Paris Is Charlie As 3M People Flood Streets To Defy Terror | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Crowds have flooded the centre of Paris for a historic demonstration against terrorism which has reportedly attracted more than 3 million people - becoming the largest protest in French history according to the country's government.
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An NAACP Office Was Bombed on Tuesday — And Nobody Seems to Care

An NAACP Office Was Bombed on Tuesday — And Nobody Seems to Care | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
This is an attempt to inflict fear and terror upon black Americans.
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Nearly a quarter of all adjunct and... - Faculty Forward USC | Facebook

Nearly a quarter of all adjunct and contingent faculty receive public assistance, such as Medicaid or food stamps.
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Artist Walid Raad Denied Entry into UAE, Becoming Third Gulf Labor Member Turned Away

Artist Walid Raad Denied Entry into UAE, Becoming Third Gulf Labor Member Turned Away | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Today, Hyperallergic spoke to artist Walid Raad, who informed us that three days ago he was denied entry to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as he tried to attend the Sharjah Art Foundation's March M...
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Support the Connecticut Domestic Workers Bill of Rights!

Support the Connecticut Domestic Workers Bill of Rights! | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Help domestic workers around the country to help win rights and recognition at work. There are more than 40,000 domestic workers in the State of Connecticut.
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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, May 13, 7:54 PM

EVEN GOMESTIC WORKERS HAVE RIGHTS TO!

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Green activist killings up by a fifth - Global Witness

Green activist killings up by a fifth - Global Witness | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Killings of environmental activists have risen by 20% in the last year, according to campaign group Global Witness.
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First Hologram Protest in History Held Against Spain's Gag Law

Spanish citizens held the first hologram protest in history in order to protest without violating the new draconian guidelines of the National Security Act, the new amendments to the Penal Code and the Anti-terror law.
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O Adjunct! My Adjunct! - The New Yorker

O Adjunct! My Adjunct! - The New Yorker | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
We rhapsodize about teachers who inspire students to stand on their desks in academic ecstasy. But there is a culture of silence around adjuncting.
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Bill C-51 protest gets crowded at Vancouver Art Gallery

Bill C-51 protest gets crowded at Vancouver Art Gallery | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Protesters in Vancouver crowded the steps at the art gallery Saturday to to say 'no' to Ottawa's plans for new anti-terror legislation.
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Power to the People: Participatory Democracy in El Salvador

Power to the People: Participatory Democracy in El Salvador | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
A progressive perspective on world events since 1952.
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Dear contract academic faculty: I see you

Dear contract academic faculty: I see you | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
National Adjunct Day of Action is February 25. This letter is addressed to everyone served by that day.
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ICYMI: Watch Queer and Trans Activists of Color Shut Down San Francisco’s Historic Castro - COLORLINES

ICYMI: Watch Queer and Trans Activists of Color Shut Down San Francisco’s Historic Castro - COLORLINES | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
The group marched through the heart of the Castro as part of 96 hours of actions taken to #ReclaimMLK last weekend.
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Protesters march against police brutality

Protesters march against police brutality | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Hundreds of people in Boston took to the streets on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to march for justice.
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By paying artists nothing, we risk severing the pipeline of UK talent

By paying artists nothing, we risk severing the pipeline of UK talent | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
No one should have to work for free, writes Susan Jones, but most UK galleries don't pay a fee to exhibiting artists
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