Aaron Miguel Cantú

Aaron Miguel Cantú

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Independent journalist, PGP fingerprint: 8557 0DA8 4DF3 2EEE 4DF1 BC47 4273 11DB 3E26 B177

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The Nation

 Oakland Residents Respond as the Largest Police Training in the World Invades

 The Urban Shield police expo has become so popular among police around the world that the Sheriff’s Office no longer has to advertise.

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The Nation

What Happens When A City Decides to Offer Addicts Services, Not Prison Sentences?

Inspired by Seattle, Santa Fe adopts the LEAD program to divert people arrested for drug possession away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.

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The Nation

New Yorkers Surge Into the Streets, Demanding Justice for Eric Garner

After a grand jury fails to indict the officer who killed the father of six, the movement for police accountability continues to grow. This story includes an exclusive interview with Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner.

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The Nation

Students Mobilize Against Wendy's for Farmworkers' Rights | The Nation

Every fast-food corporation that sources its tomatoes from Florida’s farms has signed onto the Fair Food Plan except for Wendy’s.

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The Nation

Farmworkers Hit NYC to Protest Wendy's Labor Practices | The Nation

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers protests the fast-food company’s refusal to sign on to its fair labor initiative.

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The Nation

DC Approves New Wage Boost | The Nation

As minimum wage battles flare around the country, the nation’s capital leads the way with a significant increase.