Lacy MacAuley

Lacy MacAuley is a media activist with a passion for amplifying voices of those working for a better world. Lacy is the Institute for Policy Studies media relations manager.

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 9:37am
How I Exposed an Undercover Cop
She was an undercover cop who called herself “Missy.” When I first met her four years ago, I couldn’t have known that the small-framed woman with spiky brown hair and intense eyes was anything but a fellow activist showing up for a protest in Washington, D.C.
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 8:54am
Message from the Street in Mexico: 'The G20 is Illegitimate!'
Today Mexican President Felipe Calderon, speaking in a press conference to conclude the G20 summit in Cabo, Mexico, reinforced why so many people oppose the G20’s neoliberalism, austerity, and corporate elitism. Austerity measures, he said, are like “bullets” that need to be “reloaded” again and again. His metaphor was appropriate.
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Monday, October 17, 2011 - 8:33am
What I've Learned Occupying Wall Street and DC
I was standing on a street one evening near my home in Washington, DC — it seems like ages ago now — with a chatty friend who travels often to New York. He mentioned that a few New Yorkers were planning an "occupation" of Wall Street.
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Monday, June 13, 2011 - 1:11pm
How the Institute for Policy Studies Helped Release the Pentagon Papers
The Pentagon Papers, top secret Defense Department documents that were leaked during the Vietnam War, are finally declassified . The documents shocked the U.S. public at the time of their release 40 years ago, and helped end the Vietnam War. Just like today's WikiLeaks revelations, the Pentagon Papers helped to wake people up to the falsehoods and atrocities of our overseas wars.
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