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Government power is unleashed against protesters on the left and people of color, but those who protest from the right side of the political spectrum are coddled and handled with kid gloves.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a normal little boy who grew up under great unjustice and decided there must be a better way and he decided to rally the people and do something about it. This is his humble beginning.
I caught a bit of the Fox News Propaganda Network the other day, where a parade of white pundits and one Uncle Tom were castigating blacks for rioting in Baltimore. They were spinning one fiction after another, so the record must be set straight.
We aren't to moan about minor things, but we aren't to get wrong between complaining and being critical or protesting.
If we take the time to really look around to see what has transpired over the past 30 to 40 years, we cannot help but realize how many freedoms we have lost to an emerging totalitarian state.
SWAT police in Ferguson, Missouri were caught red-handed on video setting fire to a car in Ferguson the night that Darren Wilson was cleared from prosecution in his gunning down of Michael Brown
Students in Colorado are fighting back against a right-wing school board that wants to censor what they are taught.
Vociferous critic Micah Kigen terms the attack fiendish and without civilizing influences
More than 10,000 Hungarians protested, Sunday, Oct. 26 in Budapest, demanding the withdrawal of a government project of Prime Minister Viktor Orban to tax Internet use.
Like Captain Forsythe before him, Captain Hargrave is the latest commander from the starships to speak this time on the subject of the banking system we, the oppressed, can easily relate to. - Jamie Sentana-Ries-Cortez
Today, Sunday, September 21, 2014, hundreds of thousands of people all over the world took to the streets to demand a world safe from the ravages of climate change, a world with clean air and water, a world that works for all rather than for only a select few.
The trend of arresting reporters who cover demonstrations and protests is particularly troublesome in this 'land of the free.'
To decry blacks for their "hooliganism" without any understanding of what causes such behavior is at best simplistic, and at worst racist.
When white suburban police obtain military weaponry, it is inevitable they will use them against communities of color.
This sonnet is from years before. It still resonates with me.
On Monday, June 16, 2014, Stephen Harper's right-wing government gave final approval to Enbridge Corporation to build the nearly 1,200 kilometer Northern Gateway pipeline which would transport tar sands bitumen through indigenous lands and communities, through some of the most pristin...
You can be branded as a terrorist if you engage in peaceful protest these days.
There are lots of conspiracy and counter-conspiracy theories going on as to the ongoing saga in Crimea.
This is to inform all Americans that on May 16, 2014 we are asking for TEN MILLION American citizens to March to the White House in protest of Obama's Policies and demand he step down
Residents protests over a fallen tree they claim was sacred
Many prominent Canadians have joined Neil Young in calling for a stop to Canadian tar sands extraction.
A reflection on the period of the Vietnam War in America
Bedouin Arab tribes living in the territory ruled Israel staged a protest in the Negev desert as well as other cities to plan their transfer to the resettlement site.
In this poem I try to get inside the head of those in power who are destroying the environment for profit---- survival instinct morphed into insatiable greed.
This is where poetry dwells, living moving poetry that will take you all over the place! Enjoy while you may, words words, words.
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