The night Ferguson burned

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An excerpt from Delusions of Grandeur recounting last year’s protests.
Melissa Click, screenshot via YouTube

The media are not always an activist’s friend

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Activists have always had conflicts with media.

Workers in Buenos Aires know how to protest

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A cooperative of cartoneros turned a busy street in downtown Buenos Aires into a literal garbage fire yesterday.
Hillary Clinton at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, screenshot via YouTube

Clinton protested (again) over fundraising from private prisons

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Clinton did not address the protestor, and has not yet addressed the issue.
Hillary Clinton in Cleveland, screenshot via YouTube

Protestors disrupt Hillary Clinton event over private prison fundraising

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If you’re down with private prisons, you aren’t down with criminal justice reform. It’s that simple.
Black Lives Matter, via Gerry Lauzon / Flickr

The Left’s “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” moment

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Many progressives can’t understand why black voters aren’t all on board with Bernie Sanders.
Black Lives Matter protestors in Seattle, screenshot via YouTube

Bernie, interrupted

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What Saturday’s direct action should tell Bernie Sanders’s supporters about the movement he’s building.
The statue of Hans Christian Heg, via Wisconsin State Capitol / Flickr

Symbols in American progressivism

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Symbols matter. Protest matters. Progressives should embrace both.
Jerusalem Pride, via Wikimedia Commons

Repeat offender suspected in ultra-Orthodox stabbing at Jerusalem pride parade

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The suspect was released from prison three weeks ago after serving ten years for a nearly identical attack.
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Reddit is imploding after firing AMA coordinator

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With no working line of communication between the site and its community, many subreddits are shutting down.
Commissioner Batts and Mayor Rawlings-Blake speak to the press, via Creative Commons

Baltimore’s mayor and police chief ignored their own post-Ferguson policing proposals

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Community policing is harder to implement than it is to endorse.

Phelps clan run out of Moore, Oklahoma for saying God intentionally sent tornado that killed 9 kids

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Westboro Baptist says America has been too pro-gay, so they protested the school that lost 9 kids last year.

Flaming Buddy Cole ticks off the cops in Sochi for the Colbert Report

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Buddy, in fur, went to the protest zone and protested that his martini had run out of vodka. Cops were unamused.
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