Vox Populi

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Michael Gould-Wartofsky: The Wars Come Home

A Five-Step Guide to the Police Repression of Protest from Ferguson to Baltimore and Beyond As Baltimore braced for renewed protests over the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore Police … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

Chris Hedges: Make the Rich Panic

As we saw in Baltimore, the corporate elites who hold absolute power react only when they become afraid. And they become afraid only when we take to the streets. It … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chris Hedges: Rise of the New Black Radicals

The almost daily murders of young black men and women by police in the United States—a crisis undiminished by the protests of groups such as Black Lives Matter and by … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jose Padua: A Brief Meditation on the Days as They Rise

The other night my wife and I were talking about the murder of Walter Scott when our eleven year old daughter asked, “Why?” And she looked at my wife and … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

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