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          Nothing Gentrifies a Neighood Quicker than a Natural Disaster
    
          April 11, 2015
    
          Continued destabilization of the climate is certain to lead to continued community destablizatio and result in higher concentrations of poverty in a city or a region, and to deeper racial and economic inequities.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-04-11/nothing-gentrifies-neighood-quicker-natural-disaster
  
  
          Burkina Faso: Liberation not looting
    
          April 11, 2015
    
          The mass movement that forced the resignation of Burkina Faso's government last October has been neither diverted nor defeated as shown by recent protests that led to the resignation of the current government.  They are inspired by the desire for development of the country’s productive forces, which implies liberation, emancipation, hope and human progress, given voice by Thomas Sankara before his assassination in October 1987.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-04-11/burkina-faso-liberation-not-looting
  
  
          How To Destroy A Black Life: A Step-By-Step Guide
    
          April 11, 2015
    
          Getting captured on film was the only "mistake" police officer Michael Thomas Slager made when he killed Walter Scott.  Otherwise, he did everything by the book, and likely would never have been charged.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-04-11/how-destroy-black-life-step-step-guide
  
  
          Obama Could Face Another Disastrous Summit Due to Sanctions Against Venezuela
    
          April 11, 2015
    
          What the sanctions made clear is that President Obama’s opening to Cuba represented exactly zero change in Washington’s overall strategy toward the region: The intention of expanding commercial and diplomatic relations with Cuba was mainly to pursue a more effective strategy of undermining the Cuban government--and all of the left governments in the region.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-04-11/obama-could-face-another-disastrous-summit-due-sanctions-against-venezuela
  
  
          Hipsters for Charter Schools: The Big Lie “Togetherness” Tells About Race and Education
    
          April 11, 2015
    
          The most insidious aspect of the charter school movement is the idea of "community" -- which often means the white middle-class residents who want to escape from the racial and economic diversity of a public school that represents an entire community.


    
          https://portside.org/2015-04-11/hipsters-charter-schools-big-lie-%E2%80%9Ctogetherness%E2%80%9D-tells-about-race-and-education
  

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