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Two Seattle police officers who shot a black man in 2016 have filed a defamation lawsuit aimed at silencing socialist City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and any public figure speaking against police killings. The two officers...

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The family did not know what hit them. Stephon Clark’s grandmother knew she needed to get everyone down on the floor and stay there as 20 bullets were rapidly unloaded into their backyard. She did...

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For frequent moviegoers, February is usually a drag as Hollywood releases films that they do not expect to do well at the box office. In other words, these films will not turn a massive profit...

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On February 10, the College Republicans at University of Washington held a rally with Patriot Prayer, a right-wing group based in Vancouver, WA. A coalition of left-wing student organizations was created in response, including Socialist...

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On December 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) announced a new campaign and mass march to shed light on the endemic poverty, inadequate housing, and structural unemployment...

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Ten thousand people came out in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life on the day when, had he not been assassinated, he would have turned 89. Before the event began officially, hundreds of...

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“When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, ‘That is their business, not mine.’ Now I know how wrong I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens...

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Temperatures are falling, but things are heating up in Madison, WI. At the Dane County Board of Supervisors’ final budget hearing in November, hundreds of residents furiously drowned out the Board’s vote to spend $108...

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Before he died, Martin Luther King, Jr. launched a Poor People’s Campaign aimed at bringing the issue of poverty to the fore. He declared: “[When] profit motives and property rights are considered more important than...

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Since September 15, St. Louis, Missouri experienced nearly daily and nightly protests around the acquittal of former St. Louis Police officer Jason Stockley in the 2011 murder of Anthony Lamar Smith. The St. Louis Metropolitan...

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