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  • Prophets of Doom

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    America didn’t suddenly become a nuthouse, that took some effort. While it’s always been home to religious fanatics and prophets of doom, it’s only by the mainstreaming of these damaged people that it seems like our society has come unhinged. Not to downplay the public harm and threat to democracy that unleashing this violent milieu… more

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  • Radically Democratic

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    In United Yet Autonomous, Victor W. Pickard examines Indymedia global news network in terms of its sustainability as a radically democratic organization. Created in 1999 to provide noncorporate accounts of grassroots political events, the IMC communicative structures represent what Pickard notes is a “radical democratic discourse manifesting in democratic communication processes [that] serves as the… more

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  • Indigenous Solidarity

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    Indigenous nations and associations of South and Central America express solidarity with Bolivia’s president Evo Morales, threatening widespread action against the U.S. empire if the United States government doesn’t cease its efforts to overthrow the governments of Bolivia and Venezuela. more

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  • Normalising Violence

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    War on Terror: lessons from Northern Ireland, a report by the Committee on the Administration of Justice in Belfast, looks at the problem of normalising violence. As the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg remarked, “The experience in Northern Ireland was that such [counter-terrorism] laws corroded the normal criminal justice system and… more

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  • Corporate Complicity

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    Seeking to “hold companies accountable for involvement in gross human rights abuses”, the International Commission of Jurists announces the release of its final report of the Expert Legal Panel on Corporate Complicity in International Crimes. more

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