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Syria conflict: US and Russia hold surprise talks - live updates

Syria conflict: US and Russia hold surprise talks - live updates | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
• Lavrov, Clinton and Brahimi meet in Dublin • Six dead in clashes between pro and anti-Morsi protesters...
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How To Treat Intersex People

How To Treat Intersex People | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Intersex people have been mistreated for a long time. Two doctors—one a professor, the other a surgeon—wrote books to shine light on this injustice. In Galileo’s Middle Finger, Dr.
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Deaths ignite grassroots Black Lives Matter Toronto movement | Toronto Star

Deaths ignite grassroots Black Lives Matter Toronto movement | Toronto Star | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Locals’ horror at tragedies in Canada, U.S. created Black Lives Matter Toronto.
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Chomsky: How America's Great University System Is Being Destroyed

Chomsky: How America's Great University System Is Being Destroyed | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Faculty are increasingly hired on the Walmart model as temps.
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Action/2015 – make this the year when we aim to end poverty - The Guardian

Action/2015 – make this the year when we aim to end poverty - The Guardian | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
A coalition of 1,800 organisations is mobilising to call on the UN to take action
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Confederate Flag Protest: Two Arrested at South Carolina Statehouse - NBCNews.com

Confederate Flag Protest: Two Arrested at South Carolina Statehouse - NBCNews.com | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Two activists were arrested early Saturday after one removed the Confederate flag from a pole outside South Carolina's Statehouse.
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Artist Tania Bruguera Arrested Again in Havana, Injured by Police

Artist Tania Bruguera Arrested Again in Havana, Injured by Police | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
This weekend artist Tania Bruguera was arrested once again in Cuba, along with dozens of other activists, and was manhandled by the police.
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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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Naming this era of racial contradictions - The Boston Globe

The thing is we don’t agree any more on what race means.
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London activists neutralise anti-homeless spikes with mattress and bookshelf - video

London activists neutralise anti-homeless spikes with mattress and bookshelf - video | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
A group of activists set out to undermine anti-homeless spikes, which prevent people sleeping in public and private spaces
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Hundreds gather to rally in protest of Arpaio, ICE

Hundreds gather to rally in protest of Arpaio, ICE | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Dozen of people gathered at the Phoenix Convention Center to march to the 4th Avenue Jail and protest Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his policies Friday afternoon.
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Elspeth Brown on digital collaboration in LGBTQ oral history | OUPblog

Elspeth Brown on digital collaboration in LGBTQ oral history | OUPblog | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
This week on the Oral History Review blog, we’re continuing our recognition of LGBTQ Pride month with a special podcast featuring Elspeth Brown.
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Police clash with anti-capitalist protesters ahead of the G7 summit

Police clash with anti-capitalist protesters ahead of the G7 summit | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Police in the German resort town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen responded with pepper spray when a group of anti-G7 marchers tried to break through their cordon on Saturday.
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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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