Human Rights


The Future Cries Out: ‘Water Is Life’

Robert Koehler

“The dogs growl, the pepper spray bites, the bulldozers tear up the soil. “Water is life!” they cry. “Water is life!””

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Salem News, Truthout, Huffington Post, Common Wonders Blog, Tribune Content Agency, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, The Smirking Chimp, Grassroots Press, Chicago Activism, Gilmer Free Press, Peace On Earth Film Festival, Common Dreams, Transcend Media Service, The Morung Express, The Raven Foundation, Free Press
Date: September 14,15,16,19,20,2016
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Protest and Disrespect: America in Black and White

LauraFinley

“This country was built on protest, or so we are told. Americans fight for what is right, to correct injustices and to secure the freedoms and liberties we wish to enjoy. We teach our kids to admire Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”

Laura Finley
Published in: The Johnstown Breeze, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect, Tacoma Weekly, Counterpunch, Grassroots Press, LA , LA Progressive, Eagle Times, Denver Urban Spectrum, The Daily Press, The Greeneville Sun
Date: September 6,7,12,13, October 1,2016
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Changing the Conversation About “The Woman Card”

LauraFinley

“The “woman card.” It’s so much nonsense. Donald Trump is merely the latest to accuse a woman of playing identity politics because she, well, actually discussed the fact that the U.S. still has much to improve in terms of gender equality…”

Laura Finley
Published in: The Rancho Santa Fe News, Z Net, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, Washington Monthly, Los Angeles Informer, Tacoma Weekly, Gilmer Free Press, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Grassroots Press, Superior Telegram
Date: May 2,3,4,5,6,13,15,26,2016
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Politicians and Sexual Assault Awareness Month

LauraFinley

“April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Far more than a mere chance to don a teal ribbon and say you support survivors, the month is a critical time for raising awareness about rape and sexual assault.”

Laura Finley
Published in: La Progressive, Sierra County Prospect, Banner Graphic, Pioneer Big Rapids News, Counterpunch, Gilmer Free Press, Grassroots Press
Date: April 6,7,16,2016
748 Words

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