Who Fears Paper, Who Fears Law?

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Law is nothing more than an idea on paper—what someone else believes you should, shouldn’t, can, or can’t do.

Hong Kong Leaders in Lockstep Against Divided Protesters

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Almost exactly a week after an infamous incident of police brutality against demonstrating students lit a fire under the Occupy Central campaign, the so-called umbrella movement is now facing another assault.

Could Worldwide Climate Protests Make a Difference?

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When do protests work and what does winning a protest even look like?

I Drum Because I’ve Exhausted All Words

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A drum solo tribute to black men and boys brutalized by police.

A Question About the Darrin Manning Case That Still Hasn’t Been Answered

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Why hasn’t the racial makeup of the grand jury convened for Darrin Manning’s case been disclosed?

Why I Can’t Watch the Video of the NYPD Murdering Eric Garner

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Taxpayer-funded hate crimes, like the murder of Eric Garner, is particularly traumatizing to blacks who are already distrustful of police.

Talking Politics with My Daughter: The Neverlution will be Continuously Televised

Talking Politics with My Daughter: The Neverlution will be Continuously Televised

Sean Davis tried to talk about current events with his teenaged daughter and she shrugged. So he decided to give her a history lesson.

“I Don’t Love This Religion Anymore”: A Conversation With Zach Phelps-Roper

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Another of the Phelps family, Zach Phelps-Roper, has left the Westboro Baptist Church Cult and is telling his story. What are we to return to people who spew so much hate?

“Are We Stupid or Must We Simply Demand Better, Smarter Ads?”

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VIDEO: Hill Holliday Makes a “Men Are Stupid: Ad for LG

Why Is the Media Silent? #PrayForVenezuela

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Eduardo Garcia spent most of his youth in Venezuela, and it breaks his heart to see how it’s being torn apart, its people killed. Even worse, why is the world ignoring it?