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FILM / Jonah Raskin : Reviewing ‘Fruitvale’ and Remembering the Panthers

Reviewing Coogler’s Fruitvale Stationand reflecting on the Black Panthers Fruitvale Station shows how far we’ve traveled since the days of the Panthers, and how little we’ve traveled. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | August 12, 2013 The only … finish reading FILM / Jonah Raskin : Reviewing ‘Fruitvale’ and Remembering the Panthers

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David Bacon : From ‘Planton’ to Occupy

Banners at Occupy Seattle. Photo by David Bacon / The Rag Blog.From planton to Occupy:Unions, immigrants, and the Occupy movement By David Bacon / Truthout / November 6, 2011 OAKLAND, California — When Occupy Seattle called its tent camp “Planton … finish reading David Bacon : From ‘Planton’ to Occupy

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Judy Gumbo Albert : Past Seeds the Present at Oakland General Strike

Judy Gumbo Albert: Past seeds the present.General Strike in Oakland:The past seeds the present By Judy Gumbo Albert / The Rag Blog / November 3, 2011 OAKLAND — I felt very much at home at Occupy Oakland’s General Strike yesterday … finish reading Judy Gumbo Albert : Past Seeds the Present at Oakland General Strike

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David Van Os : ‘Non-Lethal Projectiles’ in Oakland

Police officers with “non-lethal ordnance” after an early morning raid on Occupy Oakland’s tent city, Oakland, CA, Oct.25, 2011. Photo by Stephen Lam / Reuters.Military zone in Oakland:Riot cops use ‘non-lethal projectiles’to attack occupiers’ encampment Scott Olsen, who served two … finish reading David Van Os : ‘Non-Lethal Projectiles’ in Oakland

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