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August 17, 2014

All eyes have been on Ferguson Missouri after a policeman murdered Mike Brown, a young man with his hands in the air. Police brutally clamp down on protesters, reenacting some of the worst scenes of racialized violence from American history. Here is some of the best coverage of this on-going crisis:

  • And from another war zone, Mohammed Suliman’s tweets weave a chilling narrative of heart-break and terror in Gaza. which is a kind of perfect anecdote to the bomb-shelter propaganda that Belén Fernández mentions here.
  • In Toronto, the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty is calling out the City of Toronto staff for skirting their commitment to establish 24 hour Women’s drop-in centers.
  • “The mining industry in Canada is a key example of Canada’s colonial and capitalist foundations.” Harsha Walia, one of Canada preeminent radical thinkers on why Mining is Disaster.

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