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New at Dissent! Injustice at the Intersection - How America’s suburbs are engineered against the walking poor Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2ShRsG
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. Injustice at the Intersection. Benjamin Ross ▪ December 18, 2014 Georgia pedestrians (Stephen Lee Davis / Transportation for America). On April 10, 2010, four-year-old A.J. Newman was killed just steps from his home.
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New at Dissent! What Makes Nonviolent Movements Explode? - A case study in the strange alchemy of disruption and sacrifice. Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2S6kxA
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. What Makes Nonviolent Movements Explode? Mark Engler and Paul Engler ▪ December 15, 2014 The last time protesters shut down the Brooklyn Bridge… October 1, 2011 (Mat McDermott / Flickr). Cross-posted from Waging Nonviolence ...
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New at Dissent! Inequality > Charity Dinners - From the Gilded Age to the new Gilded Age, the lesson stays the same: charity is no solution to poverty and inequality. Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2RVUXs
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. Inequality > Charity Dinners. David Huyssen ▪ December 11, 2014 Outside the Salvation Army's 1908 Christmas Dinner (Library of Congress). Spectacular, feel-good charity events that appear to bring people together are a ...
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New at Dissent! Declining Cities, Declining Unions: Urban Sprawl and U.S. Inequality http://ow.ly/2RSqSl
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. Declining Cities, Declining Unions: Urban Sprawl and U.S. Inequality. Colin Gordon ▪ December 10, 2014 Major plant closings (1970-2000) and vacant land (2003) in St. Louis (see below). There is an evocative episode in Wayne ...
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New at Dissent! Mexico On the Brink - Why, after nearly a decade of drug war violence, police incompetence, judicial impunity, and official corruption, have Mexicans suddenly taken to the streets to demand political change? And can Peña Nieto’s proposed reforms do anything to stem this wave of unrest? Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2RE6hJ
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. Mexico On the Brink. Benjamin T. Smith ▪ December 5, 2014 Ayotzinapa solidarity march, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico, November 20, 2014 (Montecruz Foto / Flickr). Since early October, Mexico's citizens have organized an ...
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New at Dissent! “They Did What They Liked”: Chevron and Dow on Trial http://ow.ly/2RxSir
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. “They Did What They Liked”: Chevron and Dow on Trial. Madhusree Mukerjee ▪ Fall 2014 Ecuadorian victim of wastewater contamination (Caroline Bennett / Rainforest Action Network). “They want me to be bankrupt, ...
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New at Dissent! Florence Gordon Writes a Memoir - It’s astonishing how little people know each other, even old friends. . . . Scenes from the novel Florence Gordon. Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2SaRIb
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. Florence Gordon Writes a Memoir. Brian Morton ▪ Fall 2014 Upper West Side, New York City, 2010 (Sarah Ackerman / Flickr). Scenes from a Novel. 1. Florence Gordon was trying to write a memoir, but she had two strikes against ...
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New at Dissent! Belabored Podcast #67: Bodies On the Gears - As protests continue to grow nationwide under the banner “Black Lives Matter,” Belabored talks to two workers about how their struggle connects to today’s racial justice movement. We also talk to three graduate student organizers and discuss a new retail workers’ bill of rights, bad news from the Supreme Court, the secret lives of airport workers, and more. Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2RZDL6
Podcast (belabored): Download. As protests continue to grow around the country under the banner “Black Lives Matter,” workers in the Walmart and fast food organizing campaigns have linked their struggles to those of people calling for justice for Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and other black ...
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New at Dissent! Property-Based Ethics - Earlier this year, information scientist Simon DeDeo argued in the science magazine Nautilus that British society has slowly transitioned from one in which theft was a crime equal to or worse than murder into one in which murder and other violent … Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2RSYzK
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. Property-Based Ethics. Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig ▪ December 10, 2014 Aftermath of grand jury decision in Ferguson, November 25 (R. Gino Santa Maria / Shutterstock). Earlier this year, information scientist Simon DeDeo argued ...
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New at Dissent! Brute Ideology - Witchcraft and racecraft—unlike witches and race—are things that actually exist. Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2RKt4x
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. Brute Ideology. Walter Johnson ▪ Fall 2014 Slave auction in Virginia, 1861. Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life by Barbara J. Fields and Karen E. Fields Verso, 2012, 310 pp. The Problem of Slavery in the Age ...
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New at Dissent! Mario Savio, New Leftist? An Exchange - To the editor:  Jonah Raskin’s review of my collection of Mario Savio’s speeches and writings from 1964, The Essential Mario Savio, demonstrates that he does not understand even the fundamentals of Savio’s political history. Raskin’s argument that Savio did not … Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2RBHee
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. Mario Savio, New Leftist? An Exchange. Robert Cohen and Jonah Raskin ▪ December 4, 2014. To the editor: Jonah Raskin's review of my collection of Mario Savio's speeches and writings from 1964, The Essential Mario Savio, ...
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New at Dissent! The Passion of Mario Savio - The Essential Mario Savio Speeches and Writings that Changed America  Edited by Robert Cohen University of California Press, August 2014, 320 pp.   “What about Vietnam?” Mario R. Savio asked in a love letter he sent on July 3, 1964 … Continue Reading… http://ow.ly/2Rt9Nm
Login · About Us · Magazine · Online · Blog · Subscribe · Donate. The Passion of Mario Savio. Jonah Raskin ▪ December 1, 2014 Mario Savio (center) at a rally, December 7, 1964 (Steven Marcus photograph, The Bancroft Library). The Essential Mario Savio Speeches and Writings that Changed ...
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