Clashes in Gazi Mahallesi, Istanbul

Clashes between protestors and police in Gazi Mahallesi, Istanbul on June 8th, 2013. Protests have spread all over Turkey since the first few brave activists resisted the demolition of Gezi Park in Istanbul, and many of these protests have been met with extreme police force. Click here to find more information on the protests in…

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#BrooklynProtest – 3/13/13

This week, there have been vigils and marches in response to the NYPD shooting and killing Kimani Gray in Brooklyn. I was there on Wednesday, and although the vigil and march started out peacefully, the cops decided to block us from using a crosswalk while we were on the sidewalk, and continued agitating the whole…

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Enbridge Pipeline Blockade

What happens when you’ve had enough of oil companies illegally passing pipelines through your tribal land? You practice self-determination and your sovereign rights to occupy that land. That is exactly what a group of Red Lake Tribal members are doing. In a small town called Leonard in northern Minnesota, a traditional camp has been set…

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Breezy Point in Ruins

I finally made it out to Breezy Point on Tuesday, which was 15 days after hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast. Although I had seen many photos of the area where over 100 homes burned down from downed power lines and gas leaks, I was unable to grasp the massive devastation until I was standing…

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