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Trump in New Hampshire, screenshot via YouTube

Ignore that poll — the anti-Trump protests are working

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I’m not buying the argument that protesting Trump at his rallies helps Trump. At least not in the long run.
University of Missouri football, via Wikimedia Commons

Missouri Republican proposes bill that would revoke scholarships for athletes who strike

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Anti-racist college athletes aren’t a threat to free speech. Corporatist state legislatures are.
Ferguson

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.
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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.
Reddit, via Kai Ray Media / Creative Commons

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.
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