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Protester Maimed by Portland Police: I Thought I Was Going to Die

PORTLAND, OregonDays later theres still a bloodstain on the sidewalk where a police stun grenade smashed into Anthonys head. Anthony, who asked to be identified only by his first name, was injured last weekend when cops in riot gear unleashed flashbangs, pepper spray, rubber bullets and other less-lethal weapons as local protesters demonstrated against far-right […]

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US teacher of the year stages silent protest as Trump awards prize

Mandy Manning, who works with refugees and immigrants, wears Womens March and trans equality pins at White House A teacher who leads a classroom for teenage refugees staged a silent protest by wearing several overtly political badges while receiving an award from Donald Trump at the White House. Mandy Manning works at the Newcomer Center […]

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The guns debate is a culture war. And young people will win it | Jessica Valenti

This is a fight between a young, diverse, feminist generation against an old, white, male minority desperate to hang on to power Young activists raised on social media and memes were bound to come up with the best protest signs. At the March for Our Lives, and the national school walkout earlier this month, teenagers […]

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Palestinians hold day of mourning after 773 shot with live ammunition

At least 15 killed when Israeli soldiers open fire during mass demonstrations in Gaza Gaza hospitals, running low on blood and overstretched by the huge number of wounded, were reeling after one of the enclaves bloodiest days outside of open war, in which Israeli soldiers shot 773 people with live ammunition, according to the ministry […]

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New Banksys Appear in NYC, Including Giant Mural of Imprisoned Artist

New works by Banksy have started to appear around New York including this giant mural the artist did in collaboration with graffiti writer Borf. The mural shows Turkish artist Zehra Dogan, who a year ago was sentenced to jail for nearly three years by the Turkish courts for a watercolour painting she did based on […]

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Protests planned across Brazil after Rio councillor shot dead

Marielle Franco, known for criticism of police tactics, was killed in apparent assassination Protests are planned across Brazil after a popular Rio city councillor and her driver were shot dead by two men in what appears to have been a targeted assassination. Marielle Franco was a groundbreaking politician who had become a voice for disadvantaged […]

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California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue ‘anti-racist’ activists, documents show

Officers expressed sympathy with white supremacists and sought their help to target counter-protesters after a violent 2016 rally, according to court documents California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue ‘anti-racist’ activists, documents show Officers expressed sympathy with white supremacists and sought their help to target counter-protesters after a violent 2016 rally, according to court documents […]

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10+ Of The Best Signs From The 2018 Womens March

Proving that this movement here to stay, thousands of women turned out to voice their displeasure with the current administration in Washington D.C. and just like last year, they have made some hilariously creative and clever signs. Despite this, the protests took place peacefully and with an optimism and good humor that bodes well for […]

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Erica Garner, Black Lives Matter activist, dies aged 27

Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio among those to pay tribute to Eric Garners daughter, who was in hospital for a week after a heart attack The Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner has died, after a week in hospital following a heart attack. She was 27. Garner was the daughter of Eric Garner, a […]

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Dinosaurs Show Up At the White House to Protest Trump and We’re Pretty Confused

Liberals will do anything to get attention.  At least that’s probably the tagline that Fox News is running over this one.  We’re not totally sure what’s going on here and to be totally honest we don’t really care, but these T Rex costumes are always freakin hilarious. So, for good measure we’ve added some freakin’ […]

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