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Solidarity in Protest

the Aftermath of the Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision in New York City

“Precisely because not the economic but the social interests of different cross sections of the population were threatened by the market, persons belonging to various economic strata unconsciously joined forces to meet the danger.”  —Karl Polanyi On November 25th after long deliberation, the Grand Jury investigating the now infamous case of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s
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Signs for Change

A Short Series on the December 13 Protests in New York

n my time on this country, I’ve been to and seen dozen of protests, for the most varied causes. Civic engagement seems to be quite the American tradition, and people take to the streets for many, many reasons, from Wendy’s underpaying its tomato workers, to the mammoth issue of anthropogenic climate change. Often, what I’d see
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