They Can’t Outlaw the Revolution

McMillan’s case is as much about our right to nonviolent protest as it is about McMillan. It is about our right to carry out such protest without being subjected to police violence intended to crush peaceful and lawful dissent. It is about our right to engage in political organization without...

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Masks, Memes, the Torturers, and the Witches

Caroline Arnold Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/11/05-7 Today is Guy Fawkes Day in England, celebrating the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament and kill King James I in 1605. Fawkes was one of a group of Roman Catholics who feared they were mortally threatened by a Protestant authoritarian king...

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Finding Our Way To Empathy, Passion And Resistance

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers popularresistance.org http://www.popularresistance.org/popular-resistance-newsletter-finding-our-way-to-empathy-passion-and-resistance/ Public opinion is going through a major change.  The combination of the collapsed and languishing economy; and people standing up and speaking about taboo subjects out loud is creating a new political narrative. The Brookings Institution, a mainstay of Washington, DC think tanks, found...

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