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A Much More Divided New York

A few weeks ago, on December 13th, I joined the Millions March in New York City. Tens of thousands of people from all races and backgrounds came out. Sure, it was sparked by two singular incidents, but there seemed to be a general understanding that the two incidents were symptoms of much larger, more entrenched

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We Will Not Be Silenced

From a statement released by Ferguson Action in response to the mayor calling for a moratorium on protests in New York: Activists issued a scathing statement this afternoon in response to recent attempts by the NYPD to silence the efforts of citizens seeking justice for victims of police violence.  The letter, drafted by Ferguson Action, and

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Report back from #MillionsMarchNYC

The march left Washington Square Park at 2:00pm. Nine and half hours later, at 11:30 that night, I finally stopped marching.

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U.S. Police Have Killed 997 People So Far this Year

The killing of Mike Brown was not an exception, it was a pattern.

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What I learnt from volunteering at the Brisbane G20 Protests

Guest post by Yasbelle Kerkow The G20 summit hit Brisbane this weekend drawing a great deal of international attention to an otherwise unassuming city. The G20 People’s March on Saturday, the biggest of all the protests, was a collaborative effort between 13 community groups. The march attracted around 1500 attendees who all braved the 40°C

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The Deep Web Could Make Human Smuggling Safer

  In July, while traveling in Moldova (two days after I was arrested in Transniestria) I had coffee with a stranger. We discussed lots of things, and the sum of the parts got me thinking about something new: Could new technologies be used add accountability to illegal migration contracts? I did enough research to convince

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Sometimes I Get Arrested

I’ve published accounts of three different arrests, on three different continents, in three different publications. That seems worth celebrating.

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