Spencer Compton

Spencer Compton

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On Sunday, April 7, 2013, Ray McGovern, retired CIA officer turned political activist, spoke at the Third National Conference of Historians Against the War called "The New Faces of War," which was held at Towson University. McGovern participated on a panel called "Indefinite Detention and War Against Iran: How Are These Strands of US Foreign Policy Connected?"

On Saturday, April 6, 2013, Matthias Maass, spoke at the Third National Conference of Historians Against the War called "The New Faces of War," which was held at Towson University. Maas participated on a panel called "Law and the New Faces of War."

On Saturday, April 6, 2013, Dante Simbulan spoke at the Third National Conference of Historians Against the War called "The New Faces of War," which was held at Towson University. Simbulan, who is affiliated with the KATARUNGAN Center for Peace, Justice and Human Rights in the Philippines, participated on a panel called "Understanding and Responding to the Asia-Pacific Pivot."

Dean Spade at the Baltimore Radical Bookfair Pavillion 2012. Photo By: Red Emma's

At this past September 2012's Baltimore Radical Bookfair Pavillion, a yearly weekend-long event that Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse organizes in conjunction with The Baltimore Book Festival, two reknowned authors and activists took the stage.

For the past five years Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse and The Baltimore Book Festival have partnered to bring you The Baltimore Radical Bookfair Pavilion, which seeks to inform and inspire "radical innovation and intervention".

"The Catonsville Nine" By: Shawn Peters

For the past five years Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse and The Baltimore Book Festival have partnered to bring you The Baltimore Radical Bookfair Pavilion seeking to inform and inspire "radical innovation and intervention".

Professor David Harvey. Photo: Clayton Conn

Distinguished professor, activist and theorist, David Harvey was invited to speak at the 10th annual Ric Pfeffer Memorial Lecture series on his new book, Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution. Known for his theoretical work on "historical-geographical materialism", and his sharp critique and analysis on neoliberalism, Dr. Harvey focused his lecture on the dynamics and resistance against the dominance of finance capital.

(Photo: Casey McKeel)
On Fri Jan 20th, Occupy Baltimore participants finished their week-long Schools Not Jails Occupation at the slated $104 million 120 unit youth jail site in East Baltimore by converging at War Memorial Plaza in front of City Hall for Public Recreation Day. Demonstrators made the plaza a temporary outdoor recreation center to critique the planned privatization of over 18 city recreation centers in 2012.
(Photo: Casey McKeel)

Wednesday, Jan.18th, 2012, marked the third day of the five-day "pop-up" occupation: Schools Not Jails. This demonstration strives to bring awareness and to protest the city's proposed youth jail. While the organizers' original gameplan had been to occupy the site of the proposed youth jail 'round the clock, from Monday-Saturday, by Wednesday the strategy had dramatically shifted.

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On "On Punk"
Video: Fox 45 News Reporter and Cameraman Assault Occupy Baltimore Participants
SCHOOLS NOT JAILS UPDATE: BALTIMORE POLICE THROW RECREATION CENTER AND CITY SCHOOL PROPS IN DUMPSTERS, OBSTRUCT FIRST AMENDMENT
Occupy Schools Not Jails: Mid-Week Check-In
Baltimore "Schools Not Jails!" Demonstrators Occupy Future Site of $100M Youth Detention Center, 6 Arrests — VIDEO COVERAGE
Video: David Harvey at the Ric Pfeffer Memorial Lecture Series
Rape is Rape: An Action to Upset Rape Culture
Video: "The Catonsville Nine"
Don't Leave Your Friends Behind
Dean Spade and Laura Whitehorn at The Baltimore Radical Bookfair Pavillion 2012
Dante Simbulan - Understanding and Responding to the Asia-Pacific Pivot
War, Illegal for 85 Years, Now Illegal in New Ways
Going to Court as a Civil Resister to Uphold the Law
U.S.-North Korea Relations in Historical Perspective
Targeted Killings, Drones, and International Law
Like Sisyphus: Defending Men in Guantanamo
Perversion of Power: Perfect Storm
Attack Iran? Who Dares Quibble?
A Baltimore Veteran Talks About His Experience in Vietnam
An Old Face of the War Talks Softly to the Choir
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Historical Antecedents and Social Construction
Aboveground and The Ally: Soldier Opposition to the Vietnam War
Understanding and Responding to the Asia-Pacific Pivot