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Citizens Police Review Board hears more stories of abuse from the G-20

On Thursday, the Pittsburgh CPRB met at the Community of Reconciliation Church in Oakland to hear yet another series of stories about police abuses during the G-20. The story is familiar now. The offenses are as well. Normally when around officials, the zero-calorie statement is common. Not at the CPRB, though. “What amazes me in […]

Short Story: “Solidarity”

Laura Nuckols, Individual Source, March 8th, 2011 Laura Nuckols The author was seventeen when she was arrested at the 2008 RNC; this short story was written in 2011. Watch Laura Nuckols read “Solidarity” at the “By Chance By Choice: Radical Readings on Family” Lowertown Reading Jam in December 2013. Solidarity It was midday when we […]

Nearly two-thirds of RNC host committee spending went to companies outside Florida

Richard Danielson, John Martin and Darla Cameron, Tampa Bay Times, October 20th, 2012 TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Host Committee raised most of its money for the Republican National Convention outside of Florida, and most of the companies that got that money were based outside the state, too. Of $52.4 million that the committee spent […]

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