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Cairo activists break army cordon

Cairo activists break army cordon | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Egyptian protesters break through a security cordon outside the presidential palace, as the opposition rejects a call for dialogue by President Morsi.
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Reading List

Reading List | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Steve and Steve put together this reading list for participants in the School for Creative Activism and the Art Action Academy. Intended to be helpful follow-up information from the workshops, here…
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UNHCR backs increased protection for people fleeing disasters and climate change - UNHCR (press release)

UNHCR backs increased protection for people fleeing disasters and climate change - UNHCR (press release) | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
UNHCR backs increased protection for people fleeing disasters and climate change
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Chile students' debts go up in smoke

Chile students' debts go up in smoke | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Artist named Fried Potatoes removed tuition contracts he says were worth up to $500m from private university and burned them
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Tania Bruguera, InstaCitizen - Performa 15

Tania Bruguera, InstaCitizen - Performa 15 | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
For Performa 15, Cuban artist and activist Tania Bruguera takes over Performa's Instagram account as part of the first Performa Digital Commission, interacting with the biennial's followers to explore how art and social change are activated by...
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Brave New Films: College and University Greed Is Driving Adjunct Professors Into Poverty Across America | Alternet

Brave New Films: College and University Greed Is Driving Adjunct Professors Into Poverty Across America | Alternet | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
A new video is released for a congressional briefing.
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Chris Hedges and Cornel West in Conversation - Wages of Rebellion - The New School

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Alabama Puts Up More Hurdles for Voters - The New York Times

Alabama Puts Up More Hurdles for Voters - The New York Times | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
The planned closing of driver’s license offices, which issue IDs, in mostly black areas amounts to a new form of discrimination.
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Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press: Framing Dissent (Hardback) - Routledge

Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press: Framing Dissent (Hardback) - Routledge | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Shifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere.
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Data Insecurity: Refugee Protection in Light of Emerging Technologies

Data Insecurity: Refugee Protection in Light of Emerging Technologies | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
The use of biometrics by humanitarian agencies is quietly nearing its thirteenth birthday.
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Remember: Till's murder and open casket funeral galvanized the emerging Civil Rights Movement.

Fourteen-year-old Emmett Till was visiting relatives in Money, Mississippi, on August 24, 1955, when he reportedly flirted with a white cashier at a grocery store. Four days later, two white men kidnapped Till, beat him and shot him in the head. The men were tried for murder, but an all-white, male jury acquitted them. Till's murder and open casket funeral galvanized the emerging Civil Rights Movement.
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Organizing, Not Activism: Chicago's Dyett HS Hunger Strikers Mark 11th Day ... - Black Agenda Report

Organizing, Not Activism: Chicago's Dyett HS Hunger Strikers Mark 11th Day ... - Black Agenda Report | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Black Agenda Report Organizing, Not Activism: Chicago's Dyett HS Hunger Strikers Mark 11th Day ... Black Agenda Report Activism is showing up, speaking out, demonstrating here, tweeting there, disrupting that and blogging that.
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The Youth Group That Launched a Movement at Standing Rock

The Youth Group That Launched a Movement at Standing Rock | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
In the fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline, Native American activists achieved one of the most galvanizing environmental victories in years — and it all began with a group of teenagers.
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Sign of the Times:

Sign of the Times: | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Calling all artists, activists, and concerned people of New York City! In solidarity with the J20 General Strike, Queens Museum will close for the day to host an afternoon for the production o
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‘We Pay Artists’ | Campaign in Iceland for Equitable Pay for Visual Artists – Visual Artists Ireland

‘We Pay Artists’ | Campaign in Iceland for Equitable Pay for Visual Artists – Visual Artists Ireland | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
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Trafalgar Square runs red with 'blood' in domestic violence cuts protest

Trafalgar Square runs red with 'blood' in domestic violence cuts protest | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Feminists disrupt central London traffic and dye fountains red in demonstration styled as funeral for victims of domestic violence
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Call to unlock buildings to help homeless

Call to unlock buildings to help homeless | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
A petition has been set up to unlock unused buildings in Liverpool for the homeless to take shelter this winter.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates's Reading List | The New York Public Library

Ta-Nehisi Coates's Reading List | The New York Public Library | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
"Folks who are not familiar with black literature, read this book and read a ton of other books." The following are all the books recommended by Ta-Nehisi Coates during his mesmerizing talk at the Schomburg Center.
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Laura Poitras takes documentaries into the future with Field of Vision | Film | The Guardian

Laura Poitras takes documentaries into the future with Field of Vision | Film | The Guardian | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
With an ambitious new visual-journalism unit at The Intercept, the Citizenfour director is planning to take non-fiction film-making into the unknown
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#RiseUpOctober

Get organized! Come to New York. Change history. 
Come one, come all. Stand up and say NO More!
National March to STOP Police Terror
Which Side are You On?
Saturday, October 24

Washington Square Park, NYC 11 am
March at 1:00
Closing Rally at Columbus Circle at 4:00

Actions on October 22 & 23
 
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October 26 - "Tahoe on Trial: Guatemalan Communities Fight for Land and Life"

October 26 - "Tahoe on Trial: Guatemalan Communities Fight for Land and Life" | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
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The Cold Cases of the Jim Crow Era

The Cold Cases of the Jim Crow Era | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
Hundreds of African-Americans were killed from 1930 to 1960. Time is running out to solve these cold cases.
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10 Years After Hurricane Katrina, Media Need To See The Link Between Climate Change And Social Justice

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina, Media Need To See The Link Between Climate Change And Social Justice | Activism, Protest, Citizen Movements, Social Justice | Scoop.it
10 Years After Hurricane Katrina, Media Need To See The Link Between Climate Change And Social Justice http://t.co/qwGWbnDSwL
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