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Wednesday, June 10: A Strike For Black Lives #STRIKE4BLACKLIVES #STRIKEFORBLACKLIVES #SHUTDOWNSTEM WHO ARE THE PARTICLES FOR JUSTICE?

Science and Politics

Hilary Rose, Steven Rose and Katherine L. Bryant Monthly Review
I think one’s got to look not at the technofix—you’ve got to look at the transformation of the way in which all of us live and ask how you move toward that in a time of gross inequality within and between nations.

Rap Brown Law Today

Michael E. Tigar Monthly Review
The Rap Brown Law is based on the idea that one person, crossing a state line with the intent to participate in mischief, ought to be prosecuted based on his or her writings or speech, duly intercepted, or by the compelled testimony of his comrades.

The Vetting of Thurgood Marshall — and a Lesson for Today

Michael G. Long Chicago Tribune
Marshall had neither a Harvard degree nor wide legal experiences, but he possessed an extraordinary judicial temperament and proved to be an outstanding federal judge. Of his 98 majority decisions on the circuit court, not one was overturned.

Court Clears Man Who Waited 7 Years for Trial on Pot Charges

Alan Feuer New York Times
The wheels of justice are known for turning slowly, but they moved so sluggishly in Mr. Tigano’s case that on Tuesday, the United States Appeals Court for the Second Circuit issued a scathing opinion dismissing his indictment.

In North Carolina, Pigs Don’t Fly but Their Feces Do

Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan Democracy Now!
Billions of gallons of pig feces and urine are collected in lagoons, mixed with blood and rotting pig body parts. To keep these fetid ponds from overflowing, the toxic liquid is pumped skyward with enormous spray devices, aerosolizing the waste, which is carried away by the wind.

On April 29, We March for the Future

Bill McKibben The Nation
We'll either save or doom the planet during the Trump administration. Don't sit the Peoples Climate Mobilization out. Trump is either the end of the fight for a working planet Earth - or the moment when that fight turns truly serious. That choice is not up to him. It's up to the rest of us. See you in DC.
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