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NBC News
Green Party's Stein Woos Disaffected Sanders Votersmarched down South Broad Street, some Sanders supporters had revived the old Oc
Green Party's Stein Woos Disaffected Sanders Voters
NBC News / Posted 9 hours ago
marched down South Broad Street, some Sanders supporters had revived the old Occupy chant, "We are the 99 percent!" The Occupy movement, one marcher said, was a sunflower that scattered seeds, one of which had been Sanders' campaign. But for... Read more
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Slate
Philadelphia’s Police Used to Be Brutal With Protesters. Then They Learned to Chill Out.protesters interact with law enforcement, she agrees that the Philadelphia poli
Philadelphia’s Police Used to Be Brutal With Protesters. Then They Learned to Chill Out.
Slate / Posted yesterday
protesters interact with law enforcement, she agrees that the Philadelphia police acted with relative restraint during the Occupy movement. She is unaware of any significant police infiltration of the encampments or people being framed for the kind... Read more
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The Atlantic
'Batman: The Killing Joke' Predicted the Bleak State of Superheroesto the reactionary Miller. Moore’s celebrated series V for Vendetta posted a wa
'Batman: The Killing Joke' Predicted the Bleak State of Superheroes
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
to the reactionary Miller. Moore’s celebrated series V for Vendetta posted a warning about Thatcherism and supplied the Occupy movement with a face. He turned a repudiated horror comic, Swamp Thing, into a repudiation of Reaganism. In 1988, he... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Don’t blame Berniething is for the Sanders movement to grow with strong leadership and good organ
Don’t blame Bernie
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 days ago
thing is for the Sanders movement to grow with strong leadership and good organization, rather than dissipating as the �occupy movement� did. If Hillary fails us, we can be ready to replace her in 2020. Letting Trump win should be unthinkable to... Read more
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Mashable
Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' student leaders found guiltyWhat's This?Hong Kong student leaders who spearheaded the pro-democracy Occupy
Hong Kong 'Umbrella Movement' student leaders found guilty
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
What's This?Hong Kong student leaders who spearheaded the pro-democracy Occupy movement in 2014 -- (from L) Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow. It's a dark day for the student leaders of the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests in 2014 that came to... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Anti-Trump — not anti-GOP — protesters take to streets in Cleveland — The Medina County Gazettewho paraded downtown every day this week under the banners of a variety of poli
Anti-Trump — not anti-GOP — protesters take to streets in Cleveland — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
who paraded downtown every day this week under the banners of a variety of political ideologies — Black Lives Matter, the Occupy movement and the Revolutionary Communist Party, to name just a few. The Stand Together Against Trump demonstrators on... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Trump Will Model His Speech Off Nixon '68. But 2016 Is Dramatically Differentdeclared that "blue lives matter," then sharply criticized the Black Lives Matt
Trump Will Model His Speech Off Nixon '68. But 2016 Is Dramatically Different
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
declared that "blue lives matter," then sharply criticized the Black Lives Matter movement: "So many of the actions of the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter transcend peaceful protest, and violates the code of conduct we rely on. I call it... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trump Will Model His Speech Off Nixon '68. But 2016 Is Dramatically Differentdeclared that "blue lives matter," then sharply criticized the Black Lives Matt
Trump Will Model His Speech Off Nixon '68. But 2016 Is Dramatically Different
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
declared that "blue lives matter," then sharply criticized the Black Lives Matter movement: "So many of the actions of the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter transcend peaceful protest, and violates the code of conduct we rely on. I call it... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Hong Kong court finds student activist Joshua Wong guilty of taking part in illegal protestPost, Wong said he did not regret the unlawful storming of government headquart
Hong Kong court finds student activist Joshua Wong guilty of taking part in illegal protest
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
Post, Wong said he did not regret the unlawful storming of government headquarters two days before the pro-democracy Occupy movement began. “We do not regret what we have done,” Wong was quoted as saying before the hearing. “Because of our... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Democracy is taking a beating as right-wing forces consolidate their grip on powerthe US. In 2011, the Arab Spring brought thousands into the streets against dic
Democracy is taking a beating as right-wing forces consolidate their grip on power
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
the US. In 2011, the Arab Spring brought thousands into the streets against dictators, there were riots in England and the Occupy movement incited a serious discussion about inequality in the US. Significant dissent also appeared in Southern... Read more
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The Irish Times
Fake passports and violent messages: Slovenian tricksters hit the Burreneuro zone and OECD. Yet its people are hurting from remorseless austerity impos
Fake passports and violent messages: Slovenian tricksters hit the Burren
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
euro zone and OECD. Yet its people are hurting from remorseless austerity imposed by the IMF, Frankfurt and Brussels. An Occupy movement camped before the Slovene stock exchange in 2011, as NK produced another illegal poster campaign (No Fear, No... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
In Cleveland, street medics prowl to help demonstratorsof emergency medicine as we know it. They're now a common site at large protest
In Cleveland, street medics prowl to help demonstrators
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
of emergency medicine as we know it. They're now a common site at large protests, including the various incarnations of the Occupy movement that sprang up in 2011. The medics stay among activists, demonstrators and marchers, to help when emergency... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
In Cleveland, street medics prowl to help demonstratorsof emergency medicine as we know it. They're now a common site at large protest
In Cleveland, street medics prowl to help demonstrators
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
of emergency medicine as we know it. They're now a common site at large protests, including the various incarnations of the Occupy movement that sprang up in 2011. The medics stay among activists, demonstrators and marchers, to help when emergency... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
In Cleveland, street medics prowl to help demonstratorsof emergency medicine as we know it. They're now a common site at large protest
In Cleveland, street medics prowl to help demonstrators
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
of emergency medicine as we know it. They're now a common site at large protests, including the various incarnations of the Occupy movement that sprang up in 2011. The medics stay among activists, demonstrators and marchers, to help when emergency... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
In Cleveland, street medics prowl to help demonstratorsof emergency medicine as we know it. They're now a common site at large protest
In Cleveland, street medics prowl to help demonstrators
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
of emergency medicine as we know it. They're now a common site at large protests, including the various incarnations of the Occupy movement that sprang up in 2011. The medics stay among activists, demonstrators and marchers, to help when emergency... Read more
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BC Local News
Musical show a first for Maple Ridge mana teen in the “Bush era” helped in his preparing for the role. “I did some res
Musical show a first for Maple Ridge man
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
a teen in the “Bush era” helped in his preparing for the role. “I did some research on the War on Terror as well as the Occupy Movement to better understand those feelings of powerlessness,” he continued. The show runs July 29 until Aug. 27, at... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Attacks on police only add to security headache for GOP conventionits share of protests. In fact, Time had named "the protester" its 2011 person
Attacks on police only add to security headache for GOP convention
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
its share of protests. In fact, Time had named "the protester" its 2011 person of the year in the shadow of the national Occupy movement. "In hindsight, it was nothing compared to the volatility that exists today -- the sheer anger that exists... Read more
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Breitbart
Sheriff David Clarke Slams Black Lives Matter at RNC: ‘I Call It Anarchy’we witnessed in Ferguson, in Baltimore, and in Baton Rouge was a collapse of so
Sheriff David Clarke Slams Black Lives Matter at RNC: ‘I Call It Anarchy’
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
we witnessed in Ferguson, in Baltimore, and in Baton Rouge was a collapse of social order. So many of the actions of the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter transcend peaceful protest, and violates the code of conduct we rely on. I call it... Read more
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Salon.com
Fear and loathing of Clinton: Forget Melania — Hillary-hating took center stage at RNC’s opening nightwe witnessed in Ferguson, and Baltimore, and Baton Rouge was a collapse of the
Fear and loathing of Clinton: Forget Melania — Hillary-hating took center stage at RNC’s opening night
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
we witnessed in Ferguson, and Baltimore, and Baton Rouge was a collapse of the social order. So many of the actions of the Occupy Movement and Black Lives Matter transcends peaceful protests and violates the code of conduct we rely on — I call it... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sheriff David Clarke receives standing ovation with statement at RNCwe witnessed in Baltimore and Ferguson and Baton Rouge was a collapse of the so
Sheriff David Clarke receives standing ovation with statement at RNC
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
we witnessed in Baltimore and Ferguson and Baton Rouge was a collapse of the social order. 'So many of the actions of the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter transcend peaceful protest and violates the code of conduct we rely on. I call it... Read more
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New York Post
GOPers turn to ‘Black Lives Matter’ for newest Hillary attackwe witnessed in Ferguson, in Baltimore and in Baton Rouge was a collapse of soc
GOPers turn to ‘Black Lives Matter’ for newest Hillary attack
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
we witnessed in Ferguson, in Baltimore and in Baton Rouge was a collapse of social order. So many of the actions of the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter transcend peaceful protest, and violates the code of conduct we rely on. American... Read more
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Breitbart
Sheriff David Clarke: ‘Make America Safe Again’we witnessed in Ferguson, in Baltimore, and in Baton Rouge was a collapse of so
Sheriff David Clarke: ‘Make America Safe Again’
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
we witnessed in Ferguson, in Baltimore, and in Baton Rouge was a collapse of social order. So many of the actions of the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter transcend peaceful protest, and violates the code of conduct we rely on. I call it... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Sheriff David Clarke, Congressman Sean Duffy, Rachel Campos-Duffy speak on first night of RNCwe witnessed in Ferguson, in Baltimore, and in Baton Rouge was a collapse of so
Sheriff David Clarke, Congressman Sean Duffy, Rachel Campos-Duffy speak on first night of RNC
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
we witnessed in Ferguson, in Baltimore, and in Baton Rouge was a collapse of social order. So many of the actions of the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter transcend peaceful protest, and violates the code of conduct we rely on. American law... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Meditating over finger paint in Cleveland: ‘There’s just so much rage’the national conventions four years ago, expectations for protests ran high, as
Meditating over finger paint in Cleveland: ‘There’s just so much rage’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
the national conventions four years ago, expectations for protests ran high, as well, fanned by energy surrounding the Occupy movement and uprisings in the Middle East. Purchin, who attended the conventions in 2012, likened the early... Read more
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The New Yorker
TV Dramas of Political Paranoiawelding the paranoid style in American TV drama onto the ideology—and, just as
TV Dramas of Political Paranoia
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
welding the paranoid style in American TV drama onto the ideology—and, just as important, the aesthetics—of both the Occupy movement and Anonymous. Esmail’s plot was a Philip K. Dick puzzle box, exposing one false reality after another. By... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Weekend catch-up: 7 stories you don’t want to missmake it hard to keep the organization’s identity and message focused. It highli
Weekend catch-up: 7 stories you don’t want to miss
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
make it hard to keep the organization’s identity and message focused. It highlights an ongoing debate born out of the Occupy movement about the value and consequences of social media in political activism. Referendums were filed late Friday... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
New activists create challenges – and opportunity – for Black Lives Mattermake it hard to keep the organization’s identity and message focused. It highli
New activists create challenges – and opportunity – for Black Lives Matter
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
make it hard to keep the organization’s identity and message focused. It highlights an ongoing debate born out of the Occupy movement about the value and consequences of social media in political activism. Can you own a name when it’s become... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Protests underway in SF and Oakland for ‘Anonymous National Day of Action'was announced to commence at Frank Ogawa Plaza, which many activists refer to a
Protests underway in SF and Oakland for ‘Anonymous National Day of Action'
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 12 days ago
was announced to commence at Frank Ogawa Plaza, which many activists refer to as Oscar Grant Plaza since the rise of the Occupy movement, at 4 p.m. Protesters could be seen from Sky Fox at OPD headquarters on 7th street. In San Francisco, KTVU’s... Read more
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Philly.com
Black Lives Matter is more slogan than movementand movements both need leaders, but that concept is shunned by Black Lives Mat
Black Lives Matter is more slogan than movement
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
and movements both need leaders, but that concept is shunned by Black Lives Matter adherents who want it, like the deceased Occupy movement, to be more organic. They prefer a flash-mob approach to protest, using social media to let anyone know when... Read more
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Op-Ed News
No Bernie's Not Going to Be President, Stop Cryingof democracy. You have the right to speak -- speak! The authorities believed i
No Bernie's Not Going to Be President, Stop Crying
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
of democracy. You have the right to speak -- speak! The authorities believed in 2012 that they successfully crushed the Occupy movement. But they only suppressed the symptom. The disease remained. Utter social and political corruption. Bernie's... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Weekend Essay: As the Sanders campaign ends, the movement continuesOccupy Wall Street movement that began in 2011 in response to the financial cri
Weekend Essay: As the Sanders campaign ends, the movement continues
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
Occupy Wall Street movement that began in 2011 in response to the financial crisis and the damaged system it exposed. The Occupy movement was short-lived, and many regarded it as a failure; a blip on the political map. They were wrong, and... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Generation Y has sense of pride despite bad reputationconstant concern about the state of the world and involvement in different init
Generation Y has sense of pride despite bad reputation
The Daily Californian / Posted 13 days ago
constant concern about the state of the world and involvement in different initiatives that aim to change this. Around the Occupy Movement times, I read this: “What they did not want you ever to find out is that your generation, the generation... Read more
14d
Slate
Bernie’s Fundraising Was Revolutionary. How He Spent His Money Was Another Matter.of the myriad volunteer groups that sprang up across the country, People for Be
Bernie’s Fundraising Was Revolutionary. How He Spent His Money Was Another Matter.
Slate / Posted 14 days ago
of the myriad volunteer groups that sprang up across the country, People for Bernie, which was organized by veterans of the Occupy movement, claimed to have generated more than 2.5 billion engagements online. People for Bernie said activists... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Must-see Mr. Robot’s stunningly good journey into hellof American society. Everything makes sense in the way that Mr. Robot presents
Must-see Mr. Robot’s stunningly good journey into hell
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
of American society. Everything makes sense in the way that Mr. Robot presents the world seen through Elliot’s eyes – the Occupy Movement, the Panama Papers, the rise of Donald Trump. It is, simply, stunningly good television, this series. And in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Dead end in New Hampshire: Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton, Candidate of Wall Street and Corporate PowerOf course, Sanders didn't achieve this breakthrough by himself. His campaign bu
Dead end in New Hampshire: Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton, Candidate of Wall Street and Corporate Power
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
Of course, Sanders didn't achieve this breakthrough by himself. His campaign built directly upon the struggles of the Occupy Movement, which in 2011 gave us "We are the 99%!" and made it clear that it is the 1% of the nation's wealthiest... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas Police Department was impressive before Thursday night, especially so sincefor Homeland Defense was titled, "Twenty-first Century Strategies for Policing
Dallas Police Department was impressive before Thursday night, especially so since
Dallas Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
for Homeland Defense was titled, "Twenty-first Century Strategies for Policing Protest: What major cities' responses to the Occupy Movement tell us about the future of police response to public protest." In 2014, Geron explained the importance of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Charlie Grapskidown the demonstrations taking place in the center of Wall Street. The past two
Author's Page for Charlie Grapski
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
down the demonstrations taking place in the center of Wall Street. The past two week struggle demonstrates clearly that the Occupy movement has emerged from its Winter hibernation alive and kicking. And again it is abuses of police power that will... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Local leader of advocacy group vindicates man wrongly identified as Dallas ambush shootermany movements have actually started from social media or actually they’ve cont
Local leader of advocacy group vindicates man wrongly identified as Dallas ambush shooter
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
many movements have actually started from social media or actually they’ve continued from social media -- for example the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and Black Lives Matter." Statista estimates nearly 2.2 billion people currently use social... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Local leader of advocacy group vindicates man wrongly identified as Dallas ambush shootermany movements have actually started from social media or actually they’ve cont
Local leader of advocacy group vindicates man wrongly identified as Dallas ambush shooter
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 16 days ago
many movements have actually started from social media or actually they’ve continued from social media -- for example the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and Black Lives Matter." Statista estimates nearly 2.2 billion people currently use social... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Local leader of advocacy group vindicates man wrongly identified as Dallas ambush shootermany movements have actually started from social media or actually they’ve cont
Local leader of advocacy group vindicates man wrongly identified as Dallas ambush shooter
KXXV Waco / Posted 16 days ago
many movements have actually started from social media or actually they’ve continued from social media -- for example the Occupy Movement, Arab Spring, and Black Lives Matter." Statista estimates nearly 2.2 billion people currently use social... Read more
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Philly.com
How to prepare for a protestare more heightened than in the past," Fox said. The collective, a Philadelphi
How to prepare for a protest
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
are more heightened than in the past," Fox said. The collective, a Philadelphia-based activist group born out of the Occupy movement, plans to offer round-the-clock legal assistance and support before, during, and after the convention. Its 14... Read more
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The Star
The revival of Canto-pop?be seen as a sociopolitical phenomenon. After all, Beyond’s Boundless Oceans, V
The revival of Canto-pop?
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
be seen as a sociopolitical phenomenon. After all, Beyond’s Boundless Oceans, Vast Skies was one of the anthems during the Occupy movement of 2014. “People are not happy with what happened to the city and they reminisce about the days of the Lion... Read more
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Op-Ed News
As Police Killings of Minorities Mount, Attacks on Police Like the One in Dallas, While Awful, Are Sadly PredictableIt was not, however, intended to target police officers. Rather, it was intende
As Police Killings of Minorities Mount, Attacks on Police Like the One in Dallas, While Awful, Are Sadly Predictable
Op-Ed News / Posted 19 days ago
It was not, however, intended to target police officers. Rather, it was intended to assassinate the leaders of the Houston Occupy movement, which was just getting going in that city that fall. A heavily redacted memorandum (provided to... Read more
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Op-Ed News
As Police Killings of Minorities Mount, Attacks on Police Like the One in Dallas, While Awful, Are Sadly PredictableIt was not, however, intended to target police officers. Rather, it was intende
As Police Killings of Minorities Mount, Attacks on Police Like the One in Dallas, While Awful, Are Sadly Predictable
Op-Ed News / Posted 19 days ago
It was not, however, intended to target police officers. Rather, it was intended to assassinate the leaders of the Houston Occupy movement, which was just getting going in that city that fall. A heavily redacted memorandum (provided to... Read more
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Sun Star
Velez: Rody’s war 2.0of those who argue about human rights and due process in this matter to take on
Velez: Rody’s war 2.0
Sun Star / Posted 19 days ago
of those who argue about human rights and due process in this matter to take on a different lens. Political analyst and Occupy movement member Caleb Maupin calls us to a deeper look on the links of crime and neoliberalism. Maupin says let’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
Outsiders fill compelling Danny Lyon photography showof precision the camera affords and a skepticism born of a forthrightly ’60s se
Outsiders fill compelling Danny Lyon photography show
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
of precision the camera affords and a skepticism born of a forthrightly ’60s sensibility. Several photographs of the Occupy movement attest to how vigorous that sensibility remains. Born in 1942 and raised in New York, Lyon took up... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Lionel Shriver and Alexei Sayle heading to the Melbourne Writers Festivalbest known for her alternative Brooklyn art school, Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art Schoo
Lionel Shriver and Alexei Sayle heading to the Melbourne Writers Festival
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 days ago
best known for her alternative Brooklyn art school, Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School, until she politicised her art during the Occupy movement in 2011. Since then she has made trips to the Syrian border with Turkey and to Guantanamo and last year... Read more
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The Young Witness
Lionel Shriver and Alexei Sayle heading to the Melbourne Writers Festivalbest known for her alternative Brooklyn art school, Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art Schoo
Lionel Shriver and Alexei Sayle heading to the Melbourne Writers Festival
The Young Witness / Posted 22 days ago
best known for her alternative Brooklyn art school, Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School, until she politicised her art during the Occupy movement in 2011. Since then she has made trips to the Syrian border with Turkey and to Guantanamo and last year... Read more
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Western Advocate
Lionel Shriver and Alexei Sayle heading to the Melbourne Writers Festivalbest known for her alternative Brooklyn art school, Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art Schoo
Lionel Shriver and Alexei Sayle heading to the Melbourne Writers Festival
Western Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
best known for her alternative Brooklyn art school, Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School, until she politicised her art during the Occupy movement in 2011. Since then she has made trips to the Syrian border with Turkey and to Guantanamo and last year... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Lionel Shriver and Alexei Sayle heading to the Melbourne Writers Festivalbest known for her alternative Brooklyn art school, Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art Schoo
Lionel Shriver and Alexei Sayle heading to the Melbourne Writers Festival
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 days ago
best known for her alternative Brooklyn art school, Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School, until she politicised her art during the Occupy movement in 2011. Since then she has made trips to the Syrian border with Turkey and to Guantanamo and last year... Read more
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