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Steven Rosenfeld: Should Protestors Embrace Violence?

The question of violent versus nonviolent protest has bedeviled movements for decades. By Steven Rosenfeld  AlterNet  December 10, 2014      Editor’s Introduction: From the article: “The pattern that emerges from these pages shows that heavily funded municipal, county, state and federal ‘counter-terrorism’ agencies (often acting in concert through state/regional ‘fusion centers’) view citizens engaged in […]

▶ Dog Whistle Politics: How Politicians Use Coded Racism to Push Through Policies Hurting All

Rise Up Times Editor’s Note:  This week Rise Up Times will be focusing on articles about racism, particularly in America. This video from Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now! is an important beginning.  On today’s show (January 14, 2014) is an extensive interview with Erin Brockovich who has called a town hall meeting in Charleston, West Virginia, […]

Berkeley: No Drones Language Finalized for Consideration By City Council

Berkeley: No Drones Language Finalized for Consideration By City Council Posted on September 13, 2012 by comehomeamerica From No Drones California In a meeting Monday, September 10, the Peace and Justice Commission of Berkeley, CA, approved language for a “no drones” resolution. The resolution will now move to the full Berkeley city council for consideration, with consideration likely scheduled […]