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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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After days of protests, students occupy building at Occidental College - Los Angeles Times

After days of protests, students occupy building at Occidental College - Los Angeles Times | real utopias | Scoop.it
After several days of protesting Occidental College's handling of diversity issues, students occupied an administrative building Monday, demanding that the school president step down if officials don't take such steps as creating a black studies...
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Protestors occupy office of 'minister for coal' - Green Left Weekly

Protestors occupy office of 'minister for coal' - Green Left Weekly | real utopias | Scoop.it
Green Left Weekly Protestors occupy office of 'minister for coal' Green Left Weekly Protesters occupied environment minister Greg Hunt's office in Melbourne on October 30, in protest at his re-approval of Australia's largest new mega coalmine — the...
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The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution - a flawed chronicle - The Guardian

The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution - a flawed chronicle - The Guardian | real utopias | Scoop.it
A new documentary following the rise of the Black Panthers movement is a sympathetic primer that misses much of the brutal detail
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UNITED STATES: Detroit activist Grace Lee Boggs dies at 100, she endorsed city ... - Basic Income News

UNITED STATES: Detroit activist Grace Lee Boggs dies at 100, she endorsed city ... - Basic Income News | real utopias | Scoop.it
Grace Lee Boggs, longtime Detroit activist, revolutionary writer and philosopher, dies at 100. She endorsed a universal basic income grant at city level.
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The woman driving Patagonia to be (even more) radical

The woman driving Patagonia to be (even more) radical | real utopias | Scoop.it
CEO Rose Marcario is leading the rebellious outdoor-clothing maker into a new era of growth—and planet-friendly practices.
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Greek protesters occupy Finance Ministry • News Watch

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Anarchists occupy SIEMENS headquarters in Athens, Greece

In the afternoon on May 11, 2015 anarchists and anti-authoritarians occupied for several hours the headquarters of multinational company Siemens in Athens, ...
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Dorli Rainey 84 year old activist Occupy Seattle demonstrator

Originally published by: kcpqtv Uploaded on Dec 15, 2011 Full story here: http://www.q13fox.com/news/kcpq-84yea... The new face of the youth-driven Occupy ...
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Women's power to stop war: rereading Virginia Woolf - Open Democracy

Women's power to stop war: rereading Virginia Woolf - Open Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it

How essential it is that we should realize that unity the dead bodies, the ruined houses prove. For such will be our ruin if you, in the immensity of your public abstractions forget the private figure, or if we, in the intensity of our private emotions forget the public world.’ (Virginia Woolf, Three Guineas)

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Social media 'activism' and how it's largely impotent - Rand Daily Mail

Social media 'activism' and how it's largely impotent - Rand Daily Mail | real utopias | Scoop.it
The Rand Daily Mail – The National Conversation in opinion pieces from Times Media newspapers
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‘Disarm NYPD’ movement grows in New York

‘Disarm NYPD’ movement grows in New York | real utopias | Scoop.it
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Rob Duke's curator insight, April 8, 2015 11:06 AM

Maybe move to more CSO's and fewer armed officers....

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Occupy Amazonia? Indigenous activists are taking direct action – and it's working - The Conversation UK

Occupy Amazonia? Indigenous activists are taking direct action – and it's working - The Conversation UK | real utopias | Scoop.it
Native groups in a remote corner of Peru just took over 14 oil wells for a month.
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Many thousands on climate march, but class-struggle voices needed - Workers' Liberty

Many thousands on climate march, but class-struggle voices needed - Workers' Liberty | real utopias | Scoop.it
Workers' Liberty Many thousands on climate march, but class-struggle voices needed Workers' Liberty We need demands like public ownership at least of sectors like energy and transport, making the rich pay to deal with climate change, and workers'...
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Students are right to march against the markets. Why can’t education be free? | David Graeber

Students are right to march against the markets. Why can’t education be free? | David Graeber | real utopias | Scoop.it
David Graeber: After the 2008 crash, the most sensible reform would have been to make the financial system more like education, not vice versa
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LOCAL - ‘Turkish Marx’ detained for insulting Erdoğan

LOCAL - ‘Turkish Marx’ detained for insulting Erdoğan | real utopias | Scoop.it
A Turkish comedian has been detained for not paying compensation to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
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Oil firm leaves after Peru protests

Oil firm leaves after Peru protests | real utopias | Scoop.it
An Argentine oil company says it is withdrawing from an area of the Peruvian Amazon after four days of protests against environmental damage.
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Native protesters threaten to occupy more wells - Peru this Week

Native protesters threaten to occupy more wells - Peru this Week | real utopias | Scoop.it
Since protests began, natives have demanded compensation and the oil company isn’t bugding.
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Brussels Rally Denounces Massive Trade Deal That Would Be 'Hijack of Democracy'

Brussels Rally Denounces Massive Trade Deal That Would Be 'Hijack of Democracy' | real utopias | Scoop.it
Hundreds of people rallied in Brussels on Wednesday, where negotiators are holding their latest round of talks on a proposed EU-U.S. trade deal criticized as a "Trojan treaty" that threatens democracy and puts corporate profits above people.
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Lessons For Black Protesters: 7 Things That Will Blow Your Mind About How the Occupy Wall Street Movement Was Crushed - Atlanta Blackstar

Lessons For Black Protesters: 7 Things That Will Blow Your Mind About How the Occupy Wall Street Movement Was Crushed - Atlanta Blackstar | real utopias | Scoop.it
FBI Treated Occupy Movement Like a Terrorist Threat The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF), via the Freedom of Information Act, obtained FBI documents revealing that the FBI considered the Occupy Wall Street movement, which began Sept.
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We are the 99 Percent - Home

We are the 99 Percent - Home | real utopias | Scoop.it
We are supplying the movement for social equity with facts, graphics, and timely news. We love America. And we will help make it great again - for everyone.
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The Environmental Movement and Capitalism: When History Knocks - Center for Research on Globalization

The Environmental Movement and Capitalism: When History Knocks - Center for Research on Globalization | real utopias | Scoop.it
To raise the environmental crisis in Canada is to simultaneously highlight the notorious Alberta Tar Sands, the fastest growing polluter in Canada. But the Tar Sands are more than an environmental ...
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Activists Win In Federal Court, Stop Police From Arresting The Homeless (VIDEO)

Activists Win In Federal Court, Stop Police From Arresting The Homeless (VIDEO) | real utopias | Scoop.it
When their city decided to treat the homeless as a scourge and not human beings in need, these activists took the matter to the streets, then the courts, and won!
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In defense of looting: how protesters can challenge corporate systems - The Bowdoin Orient

In defense of looting: how protesters can challenge corporate systems - The Bowdoin Orient | real utopias | Scoop.it
Society divides protesters into a binary of good and bad. Good protesters are peaceful, nonviolent and non-threatening. Bad protestors are aggressive, threatening and rule-breaking.
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Are hunger strikes effective? What Occupy students could learn from historical protests

Are hunger strikes effective? What Occupy students could learn from historical protests | real utopias | Scoop.it
But soon after ending his fast, Gandhi was shot and killed by a Hindu extremist.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation