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    Daniels: A Third Force

    An independent Third Force must be multifaceted with the capacity to utilize community organizing, campaigns around issues, protests, marches, demonstrations, boycotts, elections and policy advocacy to advance a vision/mission and agenda for transformative change

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    Brecher: Social Self Defense, Part Two

    Social Self-Defense is not an organization—it is a set of practices to be engaged in by myriad organizations, hopefully in close coordination with each other. It draws both on established and newly emerging organizations. The community assemblies in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Montpelier, and many other locations illustrate how new organizations can arise for Social Self-Defen

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    Barrington-Bush: Solidarity Ecosystems

    Over time, you notice that beneath VIO.ME’s sometimes mundane veneer, a series of radical changes are taking place. These are changes that offer alternatives to how we organize work, community and society at large.

  • Pope-Weidemann: Cities of Sanctuary

    Racial justice activist Marienna Pope-Weidemann speaks to Peter Pedemonti, co-founder...

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    Grossman: Fusing Identity and Class Politics in “Trumpland”

    We should begin to ask ourselves: if we lived in Europe during the rise of fascism in the 1920s or early 1930s, what would we actually do to stop it?

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  • Faber: Catalan Separatists Defy Obstacles

    Catalan independence parties won the regional parliamentary vote, defeating the central government's effort to weaken the movement

  • Kiriakou: Harvard Picks Torture

    The goal is to ruin you permanently, to make an example of you so that other people don't take your cue and blow the whistle on waste, fraud, abuse, and illegality

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    Benjamin: Opposing war and militarism

    Speaking about the urgent need for grassroots movements to oppose war and militarism in the U.S. and around the world

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    Chomsky: Talks at Google

    Interview on a wide range of topics, from the development of his personal political views to the control of information and media

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    Barghouthi: Jerusalem Protests

    The deadly Israeli crackdown on Palestinians protesting restrictions at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque is part of an effort to divide the holy site and undermine the Palestinian struggle for freedom


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