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Police body cameras reveal Colorado Springs law enforcement used arrests to infiltrate a student socialist group.

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO- Police body worn camera footage accidentally discovered to defendants in the March 26, 2017, protest cases, has revealed a mysterious side story at the Colorado Springs Socialists’ “March Against Imperialism”. At that march, six participants were cited … Continue reading

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Irish people hitting Irish people, as usual

tth this subtitle on the picture is “Do they celebrate St Paddy’s in Northern Ireland? Well, sort of… and then they have this thug behavior. The Text is part of the picture. I’ll fix it when I wake up some … Continue reading

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Shh. Trump sends “armada”, doesn’t know what happened to last armada.

Call it a fleet, a flotilla, an aircraft carrier strike group, or what it is, a belligerent embarrassment of gunboat diplomacy, but to invoke the archaic “armada” is to overlook Admiral Nelson of Trafalgar Square. Trump might as well dub … Continue reading

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Colo. US District Court judge enjoins DIA to limit restriction of free speech (grants our preliminary injunction!)

DENVER, COLORADO- If your civil liberties have ever been violated by a cop, over your objections, only to have the officer say “See you in court”, this victory is for YOU! On January 29 we were threatened with arrest for … Continue reading

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Women’s March

The response on one of our adjunct sites, one writer scribed thus: Edward Bernays. In short, it’s supposed to be like a sham event where a large number of women “lighting up” in a suffragette protest action long ago. My … Continue reading

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March on DC with your own protest message, not one dictated by NGOs. Yes, you’ll need a banner and poles.

Organizers of the post-inaugural WOMEN’S MARCH in Washington DC this weekend are telling participants not to bring poles for signs or flags, or even knapsacks. Ha ha ha. As you travel across the country to march, remember who’s making the … Continue reading

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So called “patriots day” 911

 Means I get to pick up your lost or blew-off-your-antenna because-you-don’t-know flag-etiquette-and-put-a-87-cent-walmart-flag-on your-motor-vehicle and you’re about as smart as you are a “real” patriot. Get a grip. If you expect people to stand up for your national anthem (not required) … Continue reading

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Pam Gellar makes racist statement about US Muslim Fencer – Startling?

because the star fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad who has already won a Bronze medal in the Sabre competition. Which is beyond amazing in itself…. while wearing hijab. The US team never had really good performances in fencing. Partly because certain factions … Continue reading

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The Twelfth is over.

See, in Northern Ireland which is no longer separate from the rest of the Irish Republic, they have the tradition celebrating the English victory over Ireland and bringing Ireland into the best recorded and bloodiest era of their long history. … Continue reading

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Wilfred Owen: Spring Offensive & PTSD

You won’t find a more haunting depiction of battle induced PTSD than the last two stanzas of Wilfred Owen’s Spring Offensive. You’ll be curious no doubt to double back on the setup: troops being marched to the frontline, the idyllic … Continue reading

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The Lindsey Flanigan Courthouse Plaza protest timeline (July 2015 – present)

UPDATED: This is a timeline of the legal battle which began in July 2015 over activists’s right to protest in the Lindsey Flanigan Courthouse Plaza. It explains why activists with Occupy Denver did not believe they were being given lawful … Continue reading

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Human rights for even Anders Breivik

In retrospect, awarding the newly elected Barack Obama a Nobel Peace Prize was about as smartly ambitious as it gets. Everyone knows humanitarians don’t do it for the reward. A Nobel Prize is wasted if there’s not some eligible sociopath … Continue reading

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Earth Day, Hour, Minute now Memory. KRCC’s Democracy Now, Then, Was.

Remember Earth Day? It became Earth Hour, then I think Earth Minute. If there was an Earth Second you and I missed it. With every chance for commemorative environmental actions squeezed out by the newest condensed schedule, the Earth Moment … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to Occupy Wall Street. 4yrs old & still drawing party crashers (who took everything but the cake).

DENVER, COLORADO- Our #S17 bash for the fourth anniversary of #OWS was interrupted by an eviction, actually the second sweep of the Lindsey Flanigan Plaza that day, where Denver police and SWAT took everything, our inverter, sewing machine, banners, posters, … Continue reading

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EVICTED! Denver police conduct sixth raid on courthouse protest camp, this time seizing signs, flags & tombstones.

DENVER, COLORADO- Occupy Denver’s Jury Nullification Education Protest Camp had gathered steam Labor Day weekend, overnight participation growing to thirty sleepers Monday night, but at 4:30pm Tuesday DPD riot cops swept through the camp in force. Activists were allowed to … Continue reading

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Confederate flag still flies over Denver

DENVER, COLORADO- All eyes have been on South Carolina, Bree Newsome, and the White Supremacist rallies which have percolated since, but Colorado indignants could note that a Confederate battle flag does still fly over Denver. The historic Riverside Cemetery commemorates … Continue reading

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Drop symbols of White Supremacy, but don’t embolden government supremacy

SORRY, I DO HAVE A PROBLEM with government telling me how to think or telling me what I can’t say. Flags mean a lot to me and I CAN imagine MY flag being declared hateful or a public threat. How … Continue reading

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Take down THAT flag

If you think taking down a flag can address the systemic oppression of people of color, have at it, but BOY DO YOU HAVE THE WRONG FLAG. The “Confederate flag” flies over civil war memorial cemeteries and gravestones across America. … Continue reading

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Pueblo museum excises Mine Workers Union from Ludlow Massacre exhibit!

PUEBLO, COLORADO- 2014 marks one hundred years since the Ludlow Massacre of 1914. A variety of commemorations are planned before the formal anniversary on April 20. I attended one such event on Wednesday, a lecture by a CSU professor to … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor wasn’t our first 9/11

Before Pearl Harbor, there was Remember the Maine (Spain’s sneak attack), before that Americans were admonished to never forget the Alamo (Mexico’s sneak attack). After Pearl Harbor, the sneak attack that conscripted US public opinion into WWII, there was the … Continue reading

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‘Austere’ German Chancellor Angela Merkel muddles around in Greece

‘Just minutes before Merkel arrived in downtown Athens, protesters dressed as Nazi officers rolled into Syntagma Square, outside the Greek Parliament building, in a military jeep festooned with swastika-stamped flags… …Her visit revived haunting memories of the Nazi occupation of … Continue reading

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My Yahweh ! Who would have wanted to kill Yasser Arafat with Polonium?

Suha Arafat welcomes PA support for action, saying she long suspected her husband was murdered. Arafat's widow calls for swift exhumation of her dead husband’s body. ‘Seriously ill and perhaps fighting for his life, Yasser Arafat was rushed Friday to … Continue reading

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What’s happy about the Fourth of July?

AYFKM? Even “have a nice day” has more credibility, or have a holiday that’s happy. Should our national day of flag waving, specifically OUR celebration of patriotism as citizens of an ever broadening, ever more savage repressive empire, remind us … Continue reading

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Jewish Apartheid Israel goes berserk against Black Africans

….Right Wing Apartheid Jews in Israel not only don’t like Palestinian Arabs whose lands they stole and continue to steal, but they also don’t like African Blacks either. And if you are a Christian from the US, they probably don’t … Continue reading

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Like Princess Cruises’ management is what US society has let itself become

US society is like a giant luxury cruiser in international waters which is always saying ‘Sorry’ as it sometimes actively and most often passively, repeatedly kills people of other races and nationalities. In short, American society is a lot like … Continue reading

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