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January 04, 2016

The armed takeover of a federal government building in Oregon comes amid a renewed expansion of the far-right, antigovernment militia movement in the wake of the 2014 standoff between federal agents and heavily armed antigovernment activists in the Nevada desert.

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December 23, 2015

The Southern Poverty Law Center had a highly successful year in 2015. We won justice for exploited workers, schoolchildren subjected to shocking cruelty, poor people thrown into modern-day debtors’ prisons, and many others. 

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December 08, 2015

The far-right backlash against our civil rights progress reaches the U.S. Supreme Court this week with two critically important cases that could dramatically set back efforts to achieve racial equality in our nation.

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December 01, 2015

As we reflect on Rosa Parks’ historic act of defiance and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, we must recognize change comes only when people of conscience come together and demand justice.

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