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The Establishment's Blog – October 2012 Archive (4)

Black Witch: Spells and the Internet--Not Gonna Work



So I was on the Black Witch tumblr, tumblin' like always and look at what I found on my dashboard:



Oh. My. Gods. No.…

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Added by The Establishment on October 24, 2012 at 2:58pm — No Comments

What's in your cell phone? Activists & artists speak up against "conflict minerals" crisis in the Congo

In the new video in support of Congo Week, many call the "conflict minerals" crisis a genocide, as over 6 million people have died. Excerpts: "laptops, televisions, (...) iPads, iPhones (...) have an innocent child's blood on it"; "every injustice is possible when good people remain silent"; "this crisis is fueled by the demand in resources of billion-dollar corporations"; "Congo has the agricultural potential to feed the…

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Added by The Establishment on October 17, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Time To End The Stop-and-Frisk Madness?

Have you ever been stopped by the police for no apparent reason? A recent video published by TheNation.com is going viral and it is a MUST watch. A Harlem teenager recorded as plainclothes NYPD cops stopped him, violently pushed him, called him a "fucking mutt" and threatened to break his arms. An NYPD veteran also gives insight about how he and his colleagues were pressured to stop more people.

Check out 'The Hunted and the Hated: An Inside Look at the NYPD's…

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Added by The Establishment on October 12, 2012 at 12:17pm — 4 Comments

Occupy Los Angeles: One Year Retrospective

October 1, 2011, two-days after my 25th birthday, I stepped foot onto Pershing Square in Downtown Los Angeles and joined a movement that would unexpectedly change my life. I had been an activist for ten years, and although I was experienced, I was still young and had a lot to learn. Present was the usual liberal/progressive crowd, people with antiwar signs, 9-11 truthers, vegan activists, marijuana legalization advocates, police brutality activists, etc. With this diverse group…

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Added by The Establishment on October 8, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

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