Category Archives: resistance under oppression

Modern Day Slave Auctions in Israel

Israel Pays a Bounty of $5,000 and Arms for Each African Asylum Seeker Expelled’; Israel was the main driver behind the 1951 UN Convention on the Rights of Refugees, but after signing it, it has never respected the rights of refugees. In fact, it has created one of the biggest refugee crisis the world has seen, says Journalist and Filmmaker Lia Tarachansky.  (the transcript of the 21 minutes is here, but the visuals and voices are of prime importance, imo.)
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O Jerusalem, What Hath Herr Drumf Finally Wrought?

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As Trial Begins Trump Protest Attendees Face 60 Years in Prison


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Oct. 1: the Massive Police Brutalization of Catalan Independence Referendum Voters


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#Black August by Storify

A demonstrator confronts police near Camden Yards during a protest against the death in police custody of Freddie Gray.
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Scientactically-Told Truths

Raining capital in nineteen words:
They used to dub the leaders Great. Not because they were good guys & gals, but because they achieved the extreme. On horses. Call that ancient history along with the mid-twentieth century, but it’s not just recently that words like “marvelous” have been taken for “wonderful” and almost never WTF?! Such simple choices, little turns of phrase, sound uttered self-consciously if you listen really closely, as if there’s an ambiguity-minimum dishonesty requirement set forth in The Really Real Book of the Law somewhere. At any rate, quality propaganda requires retail twisting of truth as well as wholesale dissemination of dubious modern mythology. It’s when words matter most.

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Tillerson threatens regime change in Venezuela: ‘tick, tock, nicolas’


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