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online news report of non-violent resistance and direct action in the US
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 6:28:56 AM
WASHINGTON, DC–A massive resistance has begun!
Protesters are gathering now on Freedom Plaza, located at the corner of 14th Street
and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The plaza is named in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.,
who worked on his "I Have a Dream “ speech in the nearby Willard –MORE–
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The Art of Leadership and the Fight for Justice
by Cynthia McKinney
“Who among our elected officials today exercises the art of leadership in an engaged
struggle for justice?”
After Georgia was forced by the United States Supreme Court to abandon its scheme
to deny Black people the right to an undiluted vote and representation, Leroy Johnson
became the first Black person elected to the Georgia State Senate since Reconstruction.
The year was 1962. During his tenure, Johnson used his considerable influence inside
the body to become the Senate's Chair of the Judiciary Committee. From–MORE–
The Best Among Us
by Chris Hedges
There are no excuses left. Either you join the revolt taking place on Wall Street
and in the financial districts of other cities across the country or you stand on
the wrong side of history. Either you obstruct, in the only form left to us, which
is civil disobedience, the plundering by the criminal class on Wall Street and accelerated
destruction of the ecosystem that sustains the human species, or become the passive
enabler of a monstrous evil. Either you taste, feel and smell the intoxication of
freedom and revolt or sink into the miasma of despair and apathy. Either you are
a rebel or a slave. –MORE–
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