Police Brutality

Empty Vessel

Empty Vessel

The bedroom is a refuge, its walls boasting photographs of a young life as it unfolded. Little league, first communion, high school prom. A SWAT team had violated its sanctuary immediately after the shooting, looking for something to validate the […]

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Au Revoir

Au Revoir

The Property Clerk Office attendant upends a manila envelope, spilling its contents onto a table and then stepping back. As beads of sweat appear on his forehead he begins to tap the envelope against his leg, in rhythm with an […]

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God First !

God First !

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The Rosary

The Rosary

“Santa María Madre de Dios, ruega por nosotros los pecadores, ahora y en la hora de nuestra muerte. Amén”. The Mother suddenly looks around, eyes searching, pain etched deeply into her face. A stranger looks back at her with pity […]

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Priceless

Priceless

The mother clutches a worn wallet-size photograph with both thumbs and index fingers, looking down as if reading a tiny magazine. A crooked grin briefly graces her face, tarries a bit and then vanishes. Her thumb brushes away a lone […]

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Happy Fathers Day Jose De La Trinidad

Happy Fathers Day Jose De La Trinidad

Not every father will carry his daughters Disney Princess bag. Not every father walks his little girls to school, attends their school events and gives his heart to them. Jose De La Trinidad did all these things and more. His […]

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Occupy Was Never 4 Me- (1 Yr Later) by Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia

Occupy Was Never 4 Me- (1 Yr Later) by Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia

The following post is an article appearing in Poor Magazine on September 16th.  Not all stories we have collected about our experience as or with OCCUPY go in the same direction.  Tiny has another story to tell.  Please tune in […]

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Vets Take Obama HQ in Oakland and the band plays on.

Vets Take Obama HQ in Oakland and the band plays on.

We bore the horrendous deceptions of the Bush – Cheney administration for 8 souless years.  The Obama adiministration has only compounded their deceptions and promoted an agenda just as inhumane as Dick Cheney’s “So?” presents to us.  Obama lied to […]

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Suppressing Protest in America: Human Rights Violations in Response to OCCUPY

Suppressing Protest in America: Human Rights Violations in Response to OCCUPY

But across the United States, abusive and unlawful protest regulation and policing practices have been and continue to be alarmingly evident. This report follows a review of thousands of news reports and hundreds of hours of video, extensive firsthand observation, and detailed witness interviews.

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In Chicago This Weekend, Echoes of Toronto 2010

In Chicago This Weekend, Echoes of Toronto 2010

As protesters and Chicago police geared up for the NATO meeting that starts tomorrow, Canadians were reminded of the G8 and G20 summits their country hosted in 2010. The G8 meetings were held away from any big city, so there […]

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