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Here’s an Updated List-by-Year of All Major U.S. Wars

Here’s an Updated List-by-Year of All Major U.S. Wars | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
  A couple of years ago, those at Activist Post reported on a compiled list-by-year of each American war, and now that 2016 has come and gone, and there’s been a change of oligarchical puppets in the White House, we’ve provided an update to the Activist Post’s list below. After 240 years, the United States …
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10 Things You Can't Do and Still Call Yourself "Pro-Life"

10 Things You Can't Do and Still Call Yourself "Pro-Life" | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
Being “pro-life” had always been something that was central to my identity. I learned early on, that in order to be a good Christian, one was expected to be “pro” or “in favor of” life- which made complete sense, and still does. As Jesus followers, we follow the one who can lead us to eternal [Read More...]
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The Democratic Swindle: Hillary or Trump?

The Democratic Swindle: Hillary or Trump? | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
We have political democracy in America but scarce economic democracy. We have the political structures of democracy, but they teeter on foundations of exceptions. These check the advance of genuine democracy from below. We have democracy for the few and exclusion for the many. We have socialism for capital and capitalism for the rest. Every political right or freedom, moreover, is provisional. It comes with clauses of exception in small print or loopholes accrued over time. These preserve the state’s privilege to rescind them.
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FBI's warning of white supremacists infiltrating law enforcement nearly forgotten

FBI's warning of white supremacists infiltrating law enforcement nearly forgotten | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
Because of intensifying civil strife over the recent killings of unarmed black men and boys, many Americans are wondering, "What's wrong with our police?" Remarkably, one of the most compelling but unexplored explanations may rest with a FBI warning of October 2006, which reported that "Whit
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The Activist's Guide to Contemplation

The Activist's Guide to Contemplation | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
If we are going to have truly prophetic people who go beyond the categories of liberal and conservative, we have to teach them some way to integrate their needed activism with a truly contemplative mind and heart.
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Policing for Wealth

Policing for Wealth | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
When proponents claim that the broken windows policing strategy reduces crime, they overlook that it has marshaled state power for a very unfair model of urban development in every city it has been applied.
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Noam Chomsky: A Surveillance State Beyond Imagination Is Being Created in One of the World's Freest Countries

Noam Chomsky: A Surveillance State Beyond Imagination Is Being Created in One of the World's Freest Countries | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
A constitutional lawyer in the White House seems determined to demolish the foundations of our civil liberties.
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Social Justice

Welcome to Discover the Networks. This website describes the networks and agendas of the political Left. The database is divided into 9 major sections
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What is Social Justice? | Online Library of Law and Liberty

What is Social Justice? | Online Library of Law and Liberty | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
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Civil Disobedience (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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The Real Thanksgiving Story

"This is the real story of Thanksgiving not the school textbook "Disney" version, which is an insult to all Native-Americans today. Story by Susan Bates " - ...
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The True Story Of Thanksgiving

The True Story Of Thanksgiving | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
The idea of the American Thanksgiving feast is a fairly recent fiction. The idyllic partnership of 17th Century European Pilgrims and New England Indians sharing a celebratory meal appears to be less than 120 years-old.
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Trump Isn’t Causing Extremism; Neoliberal Extremism Caused Trump

Trump Isn’t Causing Extremism; Neoliberal Extremism Caused Trump | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
The so-called political “center” is far more radicalized than anything we’re seeing to its right or its left.
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4 Ways the American Dream Is Actually Just Affirmative Action for White People

4 Ways the American Dream Is Actually Just Affirmative Action for White People | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
You'll probably be pretty disturbed by this info on how much society's systems benefit white people in violent ways. But this author's also included tips on what to do about it – and why white guilt isn't the answer.
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Visions of the Future – Briarpatch Magazine

Visions of the Future – Briarpatch Magazine | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
At the heart of all social movements is imagination. Can the genre of visionary fiction be a conduit for organizing and radically re-envisioning a just future?
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It's Time to Admit Police Have a History of Connections With the KKK

It's Time to Admit Police Have a History of Connections With the KKK | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
When a group of law students began investigating old unsolved murders, they stumbled across a troubling pattern happening all over the country.
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Patriotism is a Fraud and You Have Been Duped - disinformation

Patriotism is a Fraud and You Have Been Duped - disinformation | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
"Patriotism is the state-sanctioned mental violation of entire peoples, all to keep them in service to the Ruling Class."
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Apocalypse Now: Seriously, It's Time for a Major Rethink About Liberal and Progressive Politics

Apocalypse Now: Seriously, It's Time for a Major Rethink About Liberal and Progressive Politics | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
We are losing badly to the corporate state. Here's what we need to do.
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More Americans Killed By Police Than By Terrorists: With Crime Down, Why Is Police Aggression Up?

More Americans Killed By Police Than By Terrorists: With Crime Down, Why Is Police Aggression Up? | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
We're safer than ever. So why are we seeing an ever increasing militarization of policing?
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Can We Have Capitalism Without Racism? The Invisible Chains of Debt and the Catastrophic Loss of African American Wealth

Can We Have Capitalism Without Racism? The Invisible Chains of Debt and the Catastrophic Loss of African American Wealth | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
Can we finally turn the corner on colorblind racism in 2014?
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Five examples of civil disobedience to remember

Five examples of civil disobedience to remember | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
Richard Seymour: Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo's raid on Spanish supermarkets recalls protests from Gandhi's Salt March to the poll tax riots
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Native Americans Mark Day of Mourning on Thanksgiving: "We are not Vanishing, We Are Not Conquered"

Native Americans Mark Day of Mourning on Thanksgiving: "We are not Vanishing, We Are Not Conquered" | Social Justice Issues and Activism | Scoop.it
The United American Indians of New England marked the 42nd National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, Mass. on Nov. 24 as others celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. Democracy Now!
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