Category Archives: People

Yvonne McCain

These American Lives profile, The Whole Truth The first night that my children and I were at the Martinique was one of the worst nights of my life. I can still remember how desperate and scared I felt. I spent hours sponging … Continue reading

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OCCUPY Bobby’s House, Occupy Foreclosures

The people of OWS in Minnesota are defending homes, families and neighbourhoods. People are standing together against US Bank to save Bobby Hull’s home on Columbus Ave S in Minneapolis from foreclosure. Bobby is asking for a reasonable adjustment on … Continue reading

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“this is about building another kind of society.”

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No papers. No water. No words.

Read section 30 of the new Alabama immigration law HB56 (pdf) “This demonstrates the cruelty of the new law by denying the most basic facilities to people. It’s designed to make life so miserable that people self-deport, and this poster … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Love

Four year old Jamilah Mazloom (my friend’s lovely daughter) at Ja’afari Islamic Center in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. Photo: MPR Photo/Jeffrey Thompson. ‎”…concentrate all the thoughts of your heart on love and unity. When a thought of war … Continue reading

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Beyond all the politics, what an affirmation of life, love, and humanity these pictures are. (source) In solidarity. (other sources: and buzzfeed)

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Empathy & Society

Thank you, Tahirih and RSA.

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