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Photo highlights of the day
The Guardian
The Guardian's picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including the May Day celebrations, the aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal and an Aboriginal protest in Australia. See our election photo highlights ...

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Fri, May 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Rallies held to protest against threat of remote community closures in Western ...
ABC Online
Thousands of people have marched in rallies around Australia and around the world in a series of protests against the proposed closure of up to 150 remote communities in Western Australia. In Perth, hundreds gathered at Forrest Place in the CBD where ...
Melbourne city centre blocked by protests over closure of Indigenous ...The Guardian

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Fri, May 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Maori Party to be at heart of worldwide protests against aboriginal community ...
New Zealand Herald
Maori Party co- Marama Fox will march in a protest in Melbourne. Photo / Hawke's Bay Today. Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox will be at the heart of world-wide protests against the closure of remote aboriginal communities. Ms Fox will today march in a ...

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Thu, Apr 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Arrests as police remove tents at Perth's Heirisson Island Aboriginal protest
ABC Online
Dozens of riot police and City of Perth rangers have again moved into dismantle an Aboriginal camp at Heirisson Island, set up in response to the State Government's plan to close remote communities. Officers began dismantling the camp just after 11:00 ...

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Thu, Apr 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Nation.

The Nation.

2 Very Different Ways to Punish Killer Cops
The Nation.
Many police-reform activists have crowed with joy about the value of protest and even riots in forcing the state to hold these officers accountable. But is the eventual incarceration of these officers the best, most just outcome for them ...

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Wed, May 06, 2015, Continue reading at the source

TIME

TIME

Franciscan monk to be made saint: Pope
The Australian (blog)
He added that the friar had "defended the indigenous peoples against abuses by the colonisers". Serra was born ... The Mexica Movement, a radical group, held protests against the planned canonisation on Saturday outside the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Controversial friar who evangelized California to be made a saintThe Idaho Statesman

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Wed, May 06, 2015, Continue reading at the source

National Post

National Post

Alberta election 2015: Live news and commentary on Tuesday's vote
National Post
She wasn't even 10 years old when she went on her first protest march. It was in the early 1970s, in Edmonton, with her mother. “She took me on some anti-war demonstration. I honestly can't even remember what it was,” said Notley in an interview last year.

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Wed, May 06, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The politics of 'looting' and 'violence'
Kashmir Images
Television screens throughout the US, and around the world, have broadcast in recent days images of Baltimore in crisis: young people of color on the streets clashing with police, protesters marching peacefully shoulder to shoulder, and a relatively ...

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Sat, May 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Pope defends soon-to-be saint vs Native American objections
Washington Post
Native Americans have protested in California, saying the friar should be criticized for what they contend is his role in wiping out native populations in a brutal campaign to impose Catholicism. They contend he enslaved converts. Francis described ...

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Sat, May 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on Globalization

The Politics of 'Looting' and 'Violence'
Center for Research on Globalization
Television screens throughout the US, and around the world, have broadcast in recent days images of Baltimore in crisis: young people of color on the streets clashing with police, protesters marching peacefully shoulder to shoulder, and a relatively ...

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Sat, May 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Politics of 'Looting' and 'Violence'
CounterPunch
Television screens throughout the US, and around the world, have broadcast in recent days images of Baltimore in crisis: young people of color on the streets clashing with police, protesters marching peacefully shoulder to shoulder, and a relatively ...

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Fri, May 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Workers World

Workers World

Latin America beats back U.S. imperialism at summits, part 1
Workers World
The decree was a complete miscalculation on his part, as it aroused an unprecedented uproar of protest throughout Latin America and the world. Every single Latin American and Caribbean ... In parallel with the official summit, more than 3,500 delegates ...

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Fri, May 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Green Party MPs to attend indigenous rights protests
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“As signatories to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Australia and New Zealand must uphold the rights of indigenous peoples including the right for the preservation of their culture and traditions. “New Zealand should ...

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Thu, Apr 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Bulatlat (blog)

Bulatlat (blog)

Telling the stories to carry on the struggles in Cordillera
Bulatlat (blog)
Furious villagers stormed the BCI field office, wielding bolos and farm tools, to protest the blasting. Pressured to conduct an investigation, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reported .... It is this tight-knit relationship ...

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Wed, Apr 29, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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