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Cory Clark is an Independent Photojournalist and writer, focused on Civil and Human Rights issues, National and international politics, and Social Justice Movements.
He is currently working to document the lives of the homeless from their perspective, at the end of the project titled 'From The Ground Up,' with the intent of writing a book about their experiences as well as producing photo book from his time with homeless people on the streets. In addition he is currently photographing the anti-police violence demonstrations in DC.
Thursday, December 11, 2014(4 comments)
Inequalities Perpetuating the Legacy of Slavery in America
The anger and outrage culminating in mass protests across the country, almost on a daily basis, are not new, but were born out of hundreds of years of violent oppression and enforced poverty, police brutality and mass incarceration and state slavery with no remedy or recourse for people of color.
Sunday, March 16, 2014 U.S. Leads World in Support of Ukrainian Nationalist Government
This week President Obama will meet with the Ukrainian Interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to discuss the situation in Crimea and U.S. and European support for the new government in Kiev. The Ukrainian Nationalist leader also spoke at a U.N. security council meeting to discuss tensions.
Thursday, January 16, 2014(3 comments)
The American Human Rights Hypocrisy Part 2:The Roguest of Rogue Nations
Washington, DC January 13, 2014 - The institutions and people of this great nation of ours have for many decades espoused the injustice of the imprisonment of political prisoners in communist and other despotic nations. We have jumped at the chance to go to war or funded proxy wars against those nations that have aggressively invaded their neighbors. Most notable among these are North Vietnam, the Russian Afghan war, and Iraq.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014(3 comments)
The American Human Rights Hypocrisy Part 1: Economic and Social Apartheid
Washington DC, January 11, 2014 - After the re-election of president Obama, I wrote an opinion piece titled Pepsi Vs. Coke that spoke about the Left/Right paradigm. In a lot of ways the issue of human rights in this country is very similar in nature, especially where the media is concerned.
Well, I didn't give Obama a free ride on his crimes then and America doesn't get a free ride from me on Human Rights now either.
Friday, January 3, 2014(8 comments)
Housing First Vs. Political and Social Weakness
Washington, DC January 1, 2014 - What is it that is required for the survival of a human being? The obvious answers are food, water and oxygen. What is not so obvious, or so it seems, if you ask people on the street, social media or politicians, the answer is shelter or housing.
Friday, November 15, 2013(4 comments)
For Profit: Why the Non Profit System can't seem to get it right
WashingtonDC November 15,2013 - Most nonprofits advertise that 100 percent of your donations or something close to this go to their stated purpose, but if you believed this you'd have been wrong.
In fact you wouldn't be the only one suckered by the nonprofit industry, according to a report issued in 2009 by the Brigespan Group, a majority of nonprofits under report overhead costs on their tax forms as well as, fundraising...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013(6 comments)
Forward On Climate Change isn't a request!
More than 45,000 protesters surround the White House in a demonstration demanding real action on climate change. On the back of Obama's State of the Union and arrests earlier in the week. "We have one demand; Obama stop," said Harris Mud.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012(6 comments)
Pepsi or Coke, Another free pass for Obama and Corporate Fascism
Washington D.C. - Just moments after the polls closed in California and while an entire plane worth of overseas service members absentee ballots went down without being counted millions of Americans celebrated the auctioning off of the presidency for a second term, giving us another four years of Big Banker policies.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012(3 comments)
Occupy the Department of Veterans Affairs battles it out with, V.A. and Sandy, vets win
However, intimidation from the V.A. was the least of the veterans' worries going into the new week as the so called FrankenStorm hit the eastern seaboard.
The Group began preparations immediately after a group meeting of veterans and supporters that included several veterans who were taking some needed R and R at a campsite in Maryland, via phone.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012(3 comments)
Occupy At The Department Of Veterans Affairs For Those Who Can't
After years of battling with the Durham V.A. in North Carolina over her husband Donald's treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease, 47 year old Karmen Koenig finally had enough of her pleas ignored and red tape delays so she headed north in the dead of night and traveled to the main Veterans Administrative offices in Washington DC. What they found at the VA was little help, but a lot of angry protesters out front as they left.
Saturday, October 13, 2012(4 comments)
NYPD RAMPS UP HEAT ON PROTESTERS: Sinking to New Lows in the Process
NYPD is turning up the heat on protesters with increased violence, arrests and legalized theft of personal property.
"The intensity of harassment fluctuates from day to day depending on the white shirt in command that day," said Damien Shark, 42.
Saturday, October 6, 2012(2 comments)
Dear Veterans Affairs, We just want to talk: Signed The Vets
Veterans in D.C. are occupying in front of the V.A. throughout the work week, in order to bring attention to the issues that matter most to them. the V.A. refuses to speak with them, so now they wont leave until they do!
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 OWS Check Mates NYPD on S-17
Due to police violence during the day OWS was able to take the streets and all the finanial district back from NYPD, dispite the number of arrest was small compared to the size of the group gathered in the district. In the end OWS owned the day!