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Journalists—Myself Included—Swept Up in Mass Arrest at Occupy Oakland

By Gavin Aronsen| Mother Jones On Saturday, Occupy Oakland re-entered the national spotlight during a day-long effort to take over an empty building and transform it into a social center. Oakland police thwarted the efforts, arresting more than 400 people … Continue Reading

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Guild launches forum for journalists covering OWS

Media Workers Guild Covering the Occupation Movement can be hazardous. A growing number of reporters and photographers have been teargased, threatened with arrest or otherwise bullied by police. And while overzealous authorities appear to be the worst offenders, protesters also … Continue Reading

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We Love Our Work: Documenting a cultural revolution

Once upon a time, not so many decades ago, a group of respected academics believed that LSD and other hallucinogens would revolutionize American society — and they set out to prove it. The fascinating story of what happened next is … Continue Reading

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