Update 2: New Article in TruthOut About Guest! · Guest: A New Film About The Guestworker Program

Hi all! I recently wrote this article in Truth Out “Is A Safe And Legal Immigration System Possible?” featuring stories and background from Guest. Please give it a read and spread the word, we only have two weeks left to raise what we need to make Guest happen!Thank you, as always, for your support,LVD

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A border activist said “You are either a worker or a guest. You don’t have a guest in your house, then ask them to wash your dishes.”


During enslavement the workers were taken care of, although only like property, and only when not being beaten and raped.


Now that enslavement is over by law, the U.S. doesn’t want agricultural workers to even have citizenship.





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#AntwynetteHouston Attacked By Off-Duty Cop while her 9-year-old is in back seat


“In a life, a person will experience “mountains, milestones, and valleys” to which there are periods when things go well. Then there are times when in the blink of an eye, something occurs that will turn a life upside down – irrevocably changing it forever. This was exactly what happened to a Kentucky woman trying to make it home late one evening, returning from a sad occasion, when a police officer brutally attacked her.”


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Source: thoughtprovokingperspectives.wordpress.com

Cop Indicted for Tasering a Teen, Leaving him in a Coma, for Asserting his Rights During Stop

A federal grand jury has returned an indictment against officer Timothy Runnels for violating the constitutional rights of Bryce Masters in an incident that resulted in the teens cardiac arrest and left the 17-year-old in a medically induced coma.

Source: thefreethoughtproject.com

Indiana Officials Scramble To Contain Fallout From New Anti-Gay Bill

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The heat over Indiana’s new religious objections law spread Friday across social media and to the White House as many local officials and business groups around the state tried to jump in and stem the fallout.

Source: talkingpointsmemo.com


HT @mixed_race


Prison Industrial Complex

by aleamargret


listening to this NPR story.


made me want to re-read this angela davis transcript.


and really wonder why our prisons are built…empty…and then suddenly overflowing…


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Source: sproutinghealth.wordpress.com

The Pain Doesn’t Go Away – Rachel Corrie’s Parents on Reality Asserts Itself (1/3)

Rachel Corrie was a 23-year-old American peace activist who was crushed to death in Gaza by an Israeli bulldozer on March 16, 2003. On Reality Asserts Itself, Craig and Cindy Corrie tell Paul Jay, “we inherited from our daughter a cause”; her experiences “completely changed our view of the whole situation.”

Source: therealnews.com