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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On a day meant for joy, so much pain for so many. In New York, the families of three unarmed black men shot down by police - Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akai Gurley - met, mourned, prayed and called for change. Summoning extraordinary dignity, Michael Brown Sr. has urged calm, delivered turkeys, and exhorted others to "continue to lift your voices with us." For him and all the others, a homegrown flash mob in a Maine grocery store. Hug your kids, work for change.