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Occupy Wall Street exposes judicial double standards

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"These policies serve the interests of the 1%, and not the public -- and exclude the public from occupying public space and using it for protected first amendment purposes."

So, Avram and I aren't going to jail; but our fellow citizens, who simply did what we did and lawfully exercised their first amendment rights, still may do so -- and face the violence of a spell in Rikers. Their cases, too, deserve media scrutiny.

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Author, social critic, and political activist Naomi Wolf raises awareness of the pervasive inequities that exist in society and politics. She encourages people to take charge of their lives, voice their concerns and enact change. Wolf's landmark (more...)
 
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