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50 Years After The Civil Rights Act African Americans Face a Different Kind of Segregation

Bob Moore and Dayvon Love – How American Civil Rights have Failed the American People

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Fear and Loathing in Israel – Shir Hever on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)

Mr. Hever says in colonial conditions the master fears and hates the servants who might rise up and demand their rights

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Clearing the FOG Radio: What the EFM is going on in Michigan

We take a look at the disturbing trends in Michigan. Emergency Financial Managers are being appointed by the governor to run cities and school boards, particularly in black majority communities, in a dictatorial fashion. As our guest Tom Stephens writes,”The Emergency Financial Manager regime imposed on Detroit is ‘an entirely new and unprecedented form of antidemocratic local government directly controlled by the corporate agents of ‘the 1%’ that is designed to steal everything: land, water, air, lives, and every right not associated with capital.” The first Emergency Financial Managers were appointed to run cities in 2000, but a significant change occurred in 2011 with the passage of Public Act 4, the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act.

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Cop Block Radio Show – Episode 61

We’re looking for new co-hosts to add to the roaster. If you are interested please send a 10 minute clip or YouTube video link to  copblockradioshow@copblock.org talking about police related issues.  If chosen you’ll get an on air audition as well.  If you’re asked to be a host would require a decent microphone, the one we all use costs about $110.  See the first segment of this week’s show.

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Michael Møller : The Relay Race for Human Rights

Human rights defenders are gladiators, some are also marathon runners, working tirelessly on their long run to expose human rights violations to the international community. But this work is not just a battle or a long run. Read more: Religious Minorities , Indigenous Rights , Gay Rights , Human Rights , Basic Rights , Ohchr , Impact News

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Retaliation Against Hong Kong July 1 March Organizers
Retaliation Against Hong Kong July 1 March Organizers Retaliation Against Hong Kong July 1 March Organizers

Follow us on TWITTER: Like us on FACEBOOK: Hong Kong’s Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF) recently launched a parade on July 1. Millions of Hong Kong citizens took to the streets to express dissatisfaction with Beijing’s tightened control.

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EFF Statement on Intercept Article Revealing

The Intercept published an article last night describing secret foreign intelligence surveillance targeting American citizens. One of those citizens, Nihad Awad, is the executive director and founder of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s leading Muslim advocacy and civil rights organizations and a long-time client of EFF.

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This Is The Most Audacious Case Seeking To Expand Hobby Lobby

CREDIT: ThinkProgress Eden Foods v. Burwell , a sister case to the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby could tear down one of the few remaining walls preventing employers from pleading “religious liberty” to challenge the rights of their workers.

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Erin McKelle: 5 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Is the Best Person for the Job

Hillary Clinton is without question, the most talked-about woman in politics right now. Read more: Barack Obama Hillary Clinton , Women’s Rights , Bill Clinton , Liberals , Hillary Rodham Clinton , Hillary Clinton 2008 , Hillary Clinton Sexism , Bill Clinton’s Influence on Hillary’s Popularity , Hillary Clinton Secretary of State , 2008 Election and Sexism , Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign , Hillary Clinton Feminism , Democrats , Feminism , Politics , U.S. Senate , Human Rights , Hillary Clinton 2016 , 2008 Presidential Race , Sexism , Hillary Clinton Hard Choices , Hillary Clinton , Presidential Election , Democrat Party , College News

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CRD to consider opposing home at Grace Islet burial site

The Capital Regional District board, which meets Wednesday, will consider backing a First Nations plea to oppose development of Grace Islet, the site of an aboriginal burial ground off Saltspring Island. The province has approved a permit that would allow a private residence to be built on the small island in Ganges Harbour. CRD director Ben Isitt has submitted a motion requesting the permit be tabled until First Nations have been consulted.

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