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Protesters Send Knitted Uteri

Opponents of an Arizona proposal to limit birth control coverage sent knitted uteri with large, glued-on plastic eyes to more than 12 state lawmakers in clear plastic bags. Each gift was accompanied by a letter from a woman who is against the

Late Night Open Thread

This is from October 2011: 92 year old Pete Seeger marched down Broadway to Occupy Columbus Circle in solidarity with the 99% Occupy Wall Street. That's Guy Davis on the harmonica, David Amram, Arlo Guthrie, Tom Chapin, Stephan Said, Matt

#OWS: The People's Gong At The New York Stock Exchange

Spring Training is a series of weekly Friday afternoon exercises developed by the Occupy Wall Street Direct Action Work Group to improve communication, coordination, and build team spirit in marches leading up to May Day. The weekly exercises culminate in the "People's Gong" in front of the New York Stock Exchange, an action designed to raise the voices of the 99% in contrast to the NYSE's closing bell representing the 1%.

Questions And Anger When 29-Year-Old Homeless Woman Dies In Jail

In the video above, you'll see a 29-year-old woman die alone on the cold, concrete floor of a jail cell after pleading with hospital staff and police for help. She had already been to two other hospitals seeking help for the pain after what she thought was triggered by a sprained ankle. On her last day alive, she finally complained about her and refused to leave the hospital. The hospital had her arrested.