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Legalized Theft by the Police: Civil Forfeiture explained by John Oliver on Last Week Tonight

Posted by on Tuesday, October 7, 2014,
Are you mad yet? You should be.



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  Stop and seize: Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes




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INSPIRATIONAL OCTOGENARIAN: 84 year old pepper-sprayed

Posted by on Thursday, November 17, 2011,
Dorli Rainey on being pepper-sprayed by Seattle police, and the importance of activism: Dorli grew up in Nazi Germany, and later became an involved American citizen.  She brings the insight of her experiences to the table. Hover your cursor below to play the video.





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NOVEMBER 17TH: International Day of Action

Posted by on Thursday, November 17, 2011,
Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters streamed back into Zuccotti Park late Tuesday, November 15th, less than 24 hours after police forcibly removed them from their camp. Among the more than 200 people arrested earlier that morning was Ydanis Rodriguez, a New York City Council member. He was there advocating for his constituents, as were other council members at the time of the raid.  City Council Member Jumaane Williams tweeted that his fellow city council member, Rodriguez, was hit by ...
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Oakland Cop Throws Flash Grenade Into Crowd Helping Injured Protester

Posted by on Thursday, October 27, 2011,




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OCCUPY WALL ST: Too Big to Ignore

Posted by on Saturday, October 15, 2011,










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