Rights

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
As a movement crystallizes around the future of the Internet, more than 35 human rights and technology organizations from 19 countries have come together as a new coalition to define and protect the idea of 'net neutrality' as they lead what they say is a global battle to protect the Open Internet and online freedom. The numerous and diverse...
Jana Kasperkevic, Guardian
In the seven years that she has worked for Walmart , Venanzi Luna, 35, has...
Common Dreams staff
 Rare appearance: Julian Assange with Noam Chomsky on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. (Photo: AP)
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange appeared on the balcony of the Ecuadorian...

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The pain and rage in Ferguson stem from the particular - a black kid lying dead in the street, a greasy D.A. blaming media, a police force using "the logic of an occupying power" - to the historical - simply, too many years of injustice. Twitter: "Don't forget to set your clocks back 60 years so we can be up to date with the American judicial system." As proof, see Malcom X rail against police brutality in his "Democracy Is Hypocrisy" speech. "This," he proclaims, "is American justice."