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  • We Gon' Be Alright: Black Love, Black Resistance and Black Liberation

    By Alicia Garza, Truthout | Op-Ed

    (Photo: Movement for Black Lives, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn)Participants in the Cleveland convening of the Movement for Black Lives take part in an impromptu dance and drumming circle on the campus of Cleveland State University. (Photo: Movement for Black Lives, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn)

    At this month's convening of the Movement for Black Lives in Cleveland, we experienced the power of Black people coming together across different ideologies and experiences. We need to build our strength throughout the country to sustain this reinvigorated Black liberation movement.

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  • How Uber and the Gig Economy Are Making Voters as Disposable as Temp Workers

    How Uber and the Gig Economy Are Making Voters as Disposable as Temp Workers

    By Michael Meurer, Truthout | News Analysis

    A series of recent PR skirmishes between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush over the role of Uber workers in the new on-demand sharing economy has made it clear that both candidates are focused on disposable temp voters, who are the electoral analog to the disposable temp workers who now drive the US economy.

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  • The Attack on Planned Parenthood, a View From Inside ALEC

    The Attack on Planned Parenthood, a View From Inside ALEC

    By Rep. Chris Taylor, PR Watch | Op-Ed

    At the recent annual American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the newest smear campaign against Planned Parenthood was cause célèbre for the Republican presidential candidates selling their wares. Despite the fact that ALEC purports not to address social issues like abortion, on the other side of the convention wall were the national anti-abortion groups.

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