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  • Reclaim MLK: Oakland International Airport, January 16, 2016

    Reclaim MLK: Oakland International Airport, January 16, 2016

    On January 16, 2016, demonstrators in California protested at the Oakland International Airport to draw attention to police murders in the Bay Area. The protest was part of a weekend of direct actions organized around the Reclaim MLK weekend.

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  • San Francisco Police Department Blockade: March 23, 2015

    March 23, 2015-Protesters blocked traffic and chained themselves to San Francisco’s Mission Police Station as part of an action that tied together gentrification and officer-involved shootings. This short film shows the action as it unfolded and includes interviews with family members of those killed by the police.

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  • Belgium on Strike: December 15, 2014

    On December 15, 2014, a 24-hour general strike brought Belgium to a standstill as trade unions shutdown airports, trains, ports, highways, shops, factories, schools and government offices. The strike was the first general strike in Belgium since 1993 and was part of wave of actions against the latest austerity polices of the centre-right government, headed by Prime Minister Charles Michel, who took office in October.

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  • NYC 12/04/14: Shut It Down For Eric Garner

    On December 4th, 2014, thousands of protesters shutdown large parts of New York City including the Holland Tunnel, the West Side Highway, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Manhattan Bridge, the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive, Times Square and the Lincoln Tunnel to protest a grand jury and prosecutor’s failure to indict the police for killing Eric Garner. The protests began at 5:30 PM and lasted until almost 3:00AM. By the end of the night, there were over 200 arrests. This […]

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  • Protest For Michael Brown: Black Friday In San Francisco 2014

    On November 28, 2014, protesters took to the streets of San Francisco to voice their collective anger with the lack of a trial in the shooting of Michael Brown. After attempting to disrupt the tree lighting ceremony at Union Square, the demonstrators clashed with police and targeted corporate businesses and upscale restaurants throughout downtown San Francisco and the Mission District. Along with protesting police violence, the demonstrators also highlighted their dissatisfaction with the gentrification of the Mission. In the process […]

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  • After Gezi: Erdoğan And Political Struggle In Turkey

    After Gezi: Erdoğan And Political Struggle In Turkey

    Political struggles over the future of Turkey have left the country profoundly divided. Former Prime Minister, now President, Tayyip Erdogan, has fueled growing polarization through his authoritarian response to protests, his large-scale urban development projects, his religious social conservatism, and most recently, through his complicity in the Islamic State’s war against the Kurdish people in Northern Syria. In the year after the Gezi uprising, protests continue against the government’s urban redevelopment plans, against police repression, in response to repression of […]

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