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Georgia’s prisoners STRIKE!

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Georgia’s prisoners STRIKE! On Dec. 9, prisoners throughout Georgia began the largest prisoner strike in U.S. history. They refused to leave their cells for work or other activities, dubbed their strike a … Continue reading

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FBI and Memphis Police harass peace activists

I’ve been hearing from friends in Memphis about a series of events carried out by the FBI, the Memphis Police Department tactical squad, and Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday, Jan. 25. In short, the day of a gathering at … Continue reading

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Protesting repression

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Protesting repression Los Angeles–On Sept. 28, over 100 activists from diverse organizations met at the downtown Federal Building to protest the FBI’s Sept. 24 raids on selected activists in Chicago and … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, Nov.-Dec. 2010

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: the ever-popular Readers’ Views FBI RAIDS–AN ATTACK ON ALL OF US On Sept. 24, teams of FBI agents from the “Joint Terrorism Task Force” served search warrants and grand jury subpoenas … Continue reading

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Labor support for Oscar Grant

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Labor for Oscar Grant Oakland, Cal.–On Oct. 23 the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) closed all the ports in the Bay Area, leading labor and community in support of Oscar … Continue reading

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Stop the culture of torture

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Forum: Stop the culture of torture Chicago–At the end of September the Illinois Coalition Against Torture gave venue to torture victims and their primary lawyer at “Jon Burge GUILTY–beyond the trial.” … Continue reading

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