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          The Injustices of Manning’s Ordeal
    
          February 27, 2017
    
          For exposing war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan, Pvt. Chelsea Manning suffered nearly seven years in prison, an ordeal President Obama finally has ended but without acting on the crimes she revealed, says Marjorie Cohn.
    
          https://portside.org/2017-02-27/injustices-manning%E2%80%99s-ordeal
  
  
          Korean Women Take On Trump
    
          February 27, 2017
    
          U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis recently made the Trump administration’s first overseas trip. His destination: South Korea and Japan.  In South Korea, Mattis’ first stop, women demanding genuine human security are at the forefront of the resistance.
    
          https://portside.org/2017-02-27/korean-women-take-trump
  
  
          Sanctuary Cities Have Historical Roots in Slavery-Era US
    
          February 27, 2017
    
          Black traditions of struggle and defiance to oppression helped define the meanings of freedom and citizenship in the United States.
    
          https://portside.org/2017-02-27/sanctuary-cities-have-historical-roots-slavery-era-us
  
  
          On Trump's Pro-Policing Executive Orders: Keep Fighting, Keep Resisting
    
          February 27, 2017
    
          Increases in policing produces these results: insecurity; broken families and occupied communities; divestment of public resources for education, health, recreation, housing; disenfranchisement for communities targeted by policing and courts; fear and hatred; more inequality; more racism; more human rights abuses; more violence; public debt as the militarized state redoubles itself; and environmental injustice.
    
          https://portside.org/2017-02-27/trumps-pro-policing-executive-orders-keep-fighting-keep-resisting
  
  
          Blocking Deportation With Your Life: A Conversation With Arizona Activist Maria Castro 
    
          February 27, 2017
    
          In this ongoing "Interviews for Resistance" series, experienced organizers, troublemakers and thinkers share their insights on what works, what doesn't, what has changed, and what is still the same. Today's interview is the twelfth in the series. 
    
          https://portside.org/2017-02-27/blocking-deportation-your-life-conversation-arizona-activist-maria-castro
  
  
          Tens of Thousands Strike on Day without Immigrants
    
          February 27, 2017
    
          Arkansas poultry workers, Brooklyn warehouse workers and house cleaners, Twin Cities roofers, and thousands of students in places like Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Charlotte, North Carolina. They were all among the tens of thousands who stayed home from work or school across the country during Thursday, February 16’s “Day without Immigrants.”
    
          https://portside.org/2017-02-27/tens-thousands-strike-day-without-immigrants
  
  
          Will modern American farming methods soon dominate British agriculture?
    
          February 27, 2017
    
          New bilateral trade agreements between the UK and the USA could see the former being forced to lift restrictions on food imports from the latter, including some products that have up to now been banned. 
    
          https://portside.org/2017-02-27/will-modern-american-farming-methods-soon-dominate-british-agriculture
  

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