Solutions

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Citizens and communities engaged in "deep democracy" have the potential to counteract the ills plaguing society, such as historically low voter turn-out, ideological extremism, rampant inequality, and expanding corporate influence, according to a report issued this week by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. In particular, the report's...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In what advocates of locally-owned and operated broadband networks are calling...
Desmond Brown, IPS News
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - The Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis, on a quest...

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Precisely fifty-four years ago, nine young black men sat at the whites-only counter of McCrory's five-and-dime in Rock Hill, S.C. and ordered burgers and cokes, for which crime they were arrested and convicted of trespassing. On Wednesday, eight surviving members of the Friendship Nine returned to court, where a judge - whose uncle had originally sentenced them - threw out the cases. Mindfully, he ruled the record of the charges be preserved: “This will remain part of our history as corrected.”