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The 2010s * Working For Amazon * Public Radio and Podcasting * Facebook News Labeling * Win in San Diego * Algerian Cartoonists’ Online Protest * Predictions for 2020

A Green New Deal for Decarceration

Brett Story and Seth J. Prins Jacobin
people with picket signs To save the planet, a Green New Deal has to transform our entire society. Part of that transformation must include the deconstruction of our system of mass incarceration.

Lessons from the FBI’s Secret War on Activism

Michael Steven Smith The Indypendent
The FBI had played its role as the “political police of the national government,” Noam Chomsky wrote and the government maintained to the bitter end that it had a right to undermine an organization just because of its ideas.
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