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A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
You don’t have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.
You’re not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who says it.
Change Is Only a Good Thing If You Change in a Good Way.
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Frack, Rattle and Roll: Drilling into Oklahoma’s Earthquake Epidemic On the morning of September 3, rural Oklahoma was hit with a magnitude 5.6 earthquake. Six neighboring states felt the shaking and at least six buildings in Pawnee Nation, near the quake’s epicenter, were deemed uninhabitable. It was the first quake of this size to hit the state since 2011. The fracking industry doesn’t want to take any responsibility, but mounting evidence suggests the earthquake was the by-product of underground wastewater disposal wells. The following investigation was written in 2014 about Oklahoma’s quake epidemic. You be the judge. by Joshua Frank Black Liberation/Civil Rights:
After Hundreds of School Closures, Black Families Are Still Waiting for Justice Hundreds of neighborhood school closures in cities across the country have had a disproportionate impact on Black and Brown students, but two years after filing civil rights complaints with federal officials, students and families in Chicago and New Orleans are still waiting for a resolution. Meanwhile, students travel far away to attend class while school buildings sit vacant on their streets. By Mike LudwigThe Trail of Broken Treaties/ Native American Genocide Continues:
Database Reveals U.S. as Financial House of Horrors Since Repeal of Glass-Steagall Act The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has set up an online database of financial horror stories that shows what happens when an average American interacts with one of the financial supermarkets (a/k/a universal banks) that grew out of the repeal of the investor protection legislation known as the Glass-Steagall Act. The complaints are concentrated against the biggest Wall Street banks. By Pam Martens and Russ Martens World:
Fora Temer Despite police violence, millions are resisting the parliamentary coup in Brazil and trying to build a political alternative. By Sean Purdy Health, Science, Education, and Welfare: