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The American Cult of Bombing

Bombs bursting in air is now as American as the "Star Spangled Banner."

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Video: Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary

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Video: Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary

June 1964. Over 1,000 volunteers head to Mississippi to register black voters. By August, 4 people were dead, 80 beaten, 1,000 arrested, 67 churches, homes and businesses burned or bombed. This is the story of that summer…

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How to End Militarized Policing

Any policing that loses the support of those policed will lead to an escalation of conflict and the use of force, creating a vicious cycle.

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Reese Erlich: Inside Syria

Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. New Book Release / Author Event Oct. 11 in Palo Alto.

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In Ferguson the violence of the state created the violence of the street

“A riot,” said Martin Luther King, “is the language of the unheard.” The question now is who’s listening.

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  • Reese Erlich: Inside SyriaReese Erlich: Inside Syria

    Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. New Book Release / Author Event Oct. 11 in Palo Alto.

  • Action Alerts: Make Your Voice HeardAction Alerts: Make Your Voice Heard

    Petitions to sign, phone calls to make ... Make your voice heard with these actions collected from around the activist web.

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    Stay informed about our local elected officials in Congress. Keep up with the latest news, key votes and legislative activities.

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