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The American paradox of protest: Celebrated and condemned, welcomed and muzzled

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By DEEPTI HAJELA

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How about distinguishing between wars where young people are actually drafted and your garden variety youth activism?

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The right to protest depends mostly on the consensus of the plutocrats. If their interests are threatened - Wall Street, labour protest, Seattle (remember Seattle?) - then forget it.

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The right to protest depends mostly on the consensus of the plutocrats. If their interests are threatened - Wall Street, labour protest, Seattle (remember Seattle?) - then forget it.

That's right. And which one did they crack down on hardest, sentencing many to heavy prison terms, including little old ladies? (Hint: many wore red baseball caps)

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commanteerToday 12:00 pm JST

The right to protest depends mostly on the consensus of the plutocrats. If their interests are threatened - Wall Street, labour protest, Seattle (remember Seattle?) - then forget it.

That's right. And which one did they crack down on hardest, sentencing many to heavy prison terms, including little old ladies? (Hint: many wore red baseball caps)

Touch a police officer, you get prison time. It's not complicated.

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