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EDITORIAL: Race, Poverty, and Nonprofits in Atlanta, a Devastating Critique

  (APN) ATLANTA — How is it that in Atlanta, Georgia, the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement, the powers of corporate wealth and the bourgeoisie have managed to destroy public housing, decimate low-income communities, privatize public schools, privatize Grady Hospital, enact draconian anti-panhandling legislation, and carry out a war upon low-income people, despite the presence of so many non-profit […]

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EDITORIAL: Our Civil Liberties Are in Grave Danger

(APN) ATLANTA — One of the most salient questions of contemporary political science has been how Germany–a democracy with so much promise–devolved so quickly into a fascist totalitarian dictatorship in the years before World War Two. In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings this week, and the series of events that culminated in Boston being under martial law, I […]

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First Person: Occupying Our Homes, Fighting Foreclosures

By Robert Derenthal, Occupy Atlanta With a staggering number of homes being foreclosed upon this year and the millions of families facing homelessness, one would hope a grassroots resistance against the epidemic of foreclosures would spring up. ¬† Well, the resistance is rising. ¬†Occupy Atlanta is about to enter into its fifth month of defending families from morally reprehensible and […]

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