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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, Civil Rights and Community 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, Civil Rights and Community 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, Civil Rights and Community 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, Civil Rights and Community 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, Civil Rights and Community 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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Really—It Is Time to Cut the Giant, Bloated, Destructive Defense Budget so that People Can Eat and Have Roofs Over their Heads

Really—It Is Time to Cut the Giant, Bloated, Destructive Defense Budget so that People Can Eat and Have Roofs Over their Heads | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
People are jobless, hungry and living on the streets—so why is the overall military budget larger than ever?
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The Biggest Assault on Our Democracy Is Coming from the Center of Our Own Government

The Biggest Assault on Our Democracy Is Coming from the Center of Our Own Government | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
The Executive justifies its actions, like all authoritarian institutions, on the grounds that it is protecting us. We must reverse the tide.
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5 Companies That Make Money By Keeping Americans Terrified of Terror Attacks

5 Companies That Make Money By Keeping Americans Terrified of Terror Attacks | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
A massive industry profits off the government-induced fear of terrorism.
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Shot to Death by Police for Betting on a Football Game? The Rise of Paramilitary Force in America

Shot to Death by Police for Betting on a Football Game? The Rise of Paramilitary Force in America | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
Heavily armed SWAT teams are increasingly used for such small tasks as raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking. How did we get here?
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Activist Post: FBI employs hackers, has software that can remotely activate cell phone, laptop microphones and more

Activist Post: FBI employs hackers, has software that can remotely activate cell phone, laptop microphones and more | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
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Policing for Wealth

Policing for Wealth | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community 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, Civil Rights and Community 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, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
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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, Civil Rights and Community 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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Understanding The History And Purpose Of Fox News -

Understanding The History And Purpose Of Fox News - | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
You would think Americans would be too smart to fall for the made-up outrages, dishonest reporting and relentless non-stop lies as found on Fox News.
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6 Ways the U.S. Drug War Intrudes On Your Life, Whether Or Not You Use Illegal Substances

6 Ways the U.S. Drug War Intrudes On Your Life, Whether Or Not You Use Illegal Substances | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
The war on drugs has established a nagging presence in the everyday lives of Americans.
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Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy

Chomsky: The U.S. behaves nothing like a democracy | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
The MIT professor lays out how the majority of U.S. policies are opposed to what wide swaths of the public want
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Revealed: Obama admin’s nonsensical legal justification for bulk collection of Americans’ phone records

Revealed: Obama admin’s nonsensical legal justification for bulk collection of Americans’ phone records | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
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5 Ways the War on Terror Has Changed Your Life

5 Ways the War on Terror Has Changed Your Life | Social Justice, Civil Rights and Community Activism | Scoop.it
From having your phone and internet data collected to the militarization of the police, the war on terror is having a major affect on American lives.
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