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Occupied Stories - Part 4
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VIDEO: “I’m not a criminal; I came here to make a change” A symphony for Trayvon Martin
 
VIDEO: “I’m not a criminal; I came here to make a change”

VIDEO: “I’m not a criminal; I came here to make a change”

An undocumented college student discusses his life shaped by being undocumented in the United States since his childhood and deferred action for childhood arrivals.

VIDEO: “I’m not a criminal; I came here to make a change”
A symphony for Trayvon Martin

A symphony for Trayvon Martin

"Where a black person is killed by a cop or vigilante every 28 hours, where more black men are in prisons today than were enslaved just before the Civil War, where drones come home to rest after bombing people of color all across the world in the service of U.S. imperialism, you are either for white supremacy or against it."

A symphony for Trayvon Martin
PHOTOS: 3 Days of #OccupyGezi

PHOTOS: 3 Days of #OccupyGezi

11 June 2013

Stunning and inspiring photos by activist and photographer Jenna Pope at Gezi Park and Taksim Square, June 5th-7th, 2013.

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Living in Taksim: Weekend Report, June 8-9

Living in Taksim: Weekend Report, June 8-9

10 June 2013

"It feels like we’re all in a dream, hoping it won’t turn into a nightmare."

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Resist Istanbul: A Personal Story

Resist Istanbul: A Personal Story

08 June 2013

Voiceless, powerless, Gezi Park felt like a corner that we were pushed into. It was the last corner. It was small, but I could fight to save it.

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Living in Taksim – Daily Report June 7, 2013

Living in Taksim – Daily Report June 7, 2013

08 June 2013

An update from the continuing occupation of Taksim Square in Istanbul.

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Where is Occupy Now?

Where is Occupy Now?

07 June 2013

"It’s as if all the movement memes from the last couple years have ended up in a common whirlpool."

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Living in Taksim – Daily Report, June 6

Living in Taksim – Daily Report, June 6

07 June 2013

We do realize that we are living in very different times. History is being written.

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Living in Taksim, Daily Report June 5, 2013

Living in Taksim, Daily Report June 5, 2013

06 June 2013

I feel like we’re the children of an abusive father, and he’s about to come back home to beat the hell out of us.

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On the Streets of Istanbul

On the Streets of Istanbul

05 June 2013

After the police have withdrawn for the time being, an update from Taksim Square.

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From Mic Checks to Privilege Checks

From Mic Checks to Privilege Checks

05 June 2013

Privilege checks are an unfortunate, redundant, counterproductive, self-defeating waste of collective time, energy and sacrifice.

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We Are the 6%

We Are the 6%

31 March 2013

We refuse to go back to the days when developmentally and physically disabled children and adults were hidden away in attics or cast into torture chamber institutions never to be seen or heard from.

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