Chris Hedges: The Business of Mass Incarceration ~ Wed I will join prison rights activists, incl Cornel West & Michael Moore, in a 1-day fast in solidarity w the hunger strike in the CA prison system. Individuals & corporations that profit from prisons perpetuate a form of neoslavery. The hunger strike by inmates in the CA prison system is a slave revolt, 1 we must encourage & support. The fate of the poor under our corporate state will, if we remain indifferent & passive, become our own…
Why Are People with Health Insurance Going Bankrupt? Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: Obama care will not put an end to medical bankruptcies - 80% of people going bankrupt due to healthcare costs had insurance -
Surat: Patel quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel was on late Friday shifted to New Civil Hospital in Surat from Lajpore Central Jail by the authorities. He is on a hunger strike for two days. Hardik Patel demanding reservation to his community in Government jobs and education under OBC category. Subscribe to Tv9 Gujarati https://www.youtube.com/tv9gujarati Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/tv9gujarati Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Tv9Gujarat
News media interviewing CORE activists waging a sit-in and hunger strike outside the Los Angeles Board of Education offices to raise awareness of segregation and inequality in the public schools in 1963
Cory Booker was born on April 27, 1969, in Washington, D.C., to affluent civil rights activists. He attended prestigious schools, including Stanford University and Yale Law School, and went on to become a politician in the city of Newark, New Jersey. Vowing to reduce the crime rate there and improve education and city services, Booker was elected mayor of Newark. An avid user of social media, particularly Twitter, Booker became known as the second most social mayor in the country. In a…
Dorothy Cotton, former education director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, takes us to the front lines of the civil rights movement, then and now. Plus, Smiley and West reflect on President Obama's meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus, the hunger strikes in Guantanamo and California, and the uprising/coup in Egypt. Listen on PRI, Listen on Stitcher, Listen on iTunes
How Mizzou Football Sacked President Over Racism on Campus | The Daily Beast | "Timothy Wolfe stepped down after a tepid response to attacks on blacks led to a hunger strike & mass rebellion on campus." Click to read & share the full article. Companion blog, at the Peruser: http://the-peruser.blogspot.com/2015/11/in-mizzouhow-smart-non-violent-action.html
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