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SPORT / Dave Zirin : John Carlos and the Moment That Still Matters

Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos raise their fists at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Peter Norman (left) wore an OPHR (Olympic Project for Human Rights) badge to show his support.Troy Davis, John Carlos, andthe moment that still … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : John Carlos and the Moment That Still Matters

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FICTION / Marc Estrin : The Machine

THE MACHINE By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / September 27, 2011 The government murder of Troy Davis this week — under odd evidential circumstances — has once again thrust capital punishment up for public discussion. As my contribution … finish reading FICTION / Marc Estrin : The Machine

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Lamar W. Hankins : The Death Penalty and the Question of ‘Actual Innocence’

Demonstrators carry pictures of Troy Davis, who was executed Sept. 21, 2011, in Jackson, GA. Image from Politics and Fashion.When government decides to kill:The death penalty and thequestion of actual innocence [The Supreme] Court has never held that the Constitution … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : The Death Penalty and the Question of ‘Actual Innocence’

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