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USSF Joint Struggle Delegation to the World Social Forum Free Palestine
Social movements will gather in Brazil in November 2012 to organize for a free Palestine, a struggle at the heart of the movement for global justice.
Sep 11, 2014, 9:24am Cristina Veran
Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights—under the directorship of Elsa Stamatopoulou, former chief of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Secretariat—has published Indigenous Peoples’ Access to Justice,...
Jul 9, 2013, 2:52am Chris Moore-Backman
I'm pleased to announce the release of the fourth installment of the Bringing Down the New Jim Crow radio documentary series: A New Way of Life and the New Underground Railroad.Michelle Alexander clued me in to A New Way of Life Re-Entry Program...
Mar 21, 2013, 3:34pm Matthew Daloisio
We will gather for action in New York City, Chicago, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Des Moines, Western Massachusetts, and other cities domestically and internationally next week to denounce the barbaric practice of torture and indefinite detention...
Dec 27, 2012, 10:55pm FOR
Aug 10, 2012, 7:20pm Chris Moore-Backman
Continuing thanks to all of you who pledged and/or helped spread the word about the Kickstarter campaign for the Bringing Down the New Jim Crow radio documentary series. While things looked a little bleak early on, the campaign met and surpassed it...
Jul 30, 2012, 3:42pm Chris Moore-Backman
As a former FOR Colombia volunteer, I know all too well how the drug war negatively impacts communities in Latin America and the United States. I’ve decided to launch a radio documentary series exploring the intersection of race, the drug war...