Saïd Amin
@said

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Seattle, WA
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Apr 9, 2015

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Way to speak up Sarah Silverman!
Jews have to stand up EVEN when — ESPECIALLY when — the wrongdoing is BY Jews/the Israeli government. t.co/vIKDxgLm41— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) February 16, 2018 ... Read more
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Scary thought but expect his survival instincts to move him further to the right.
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She's become a protest icon and new symbol of Palestinian resistance. It would certainly be far better for her to simply be a child, but for so many Palestinian children this is not an option afforded to them by the inhuman relaities of Israeli settler colonialism and apartheid.

From a recent inter ... Read more
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Imo he (still) looks younger than the portrait but I dig the artist's pose of choice and background as a reflection of how I view his ascendancy and tenure in office: #Optimism #Pensive
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"In her new book, Segal adamantly refuses despair. Instead, she insists that we must never stop imagining and struggling for alternative—and, yes, even utopic—spaces and futures. This urging could not come at a more opportune time."

Love it. Mind and spirit collaborating to re-imagine possibilities ... Read more
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Facebook recently sunset the mirroring feature from their popular comment plugin that major publishers like HuffPo, TheHill, Buzzfeed and others use. So now, publishers using this plugin can no longer sync/display all comments made on links posted to their Facebook brand page and on the original art ... Read more
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To each their own but so much of the passage below resonates: “I’m vegan myself (and have been for the past six years), but I’ve deliberately disconnected myself from the vegan lobby because frankly, it’s embarrassing.

I became vegan as a result of my beliefs in labour rights and feminism more than ... Read more
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For all those having a temper tantrum over this, I recommend the following seminar/class: How to overcome my superiority complex about the color of my skin.

Note: superiority and inferiority feelings are two sides of the same psychological coin.
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I suspect that we will all be hearing more from her. Articulate, passionate, sharp and gets sh*t done.
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In 3 to 4 inch heels no less. Go Nancy! 👠
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Way to go Yas!! Got to know her when she worked as NIAC's Community Outreach Director. Super sharp. "Democrat. Co-Founder of Resistance School created by Harvard graduate students aimed at countering President Trump’s agenda. Radjy serves also as a Director of organizing and training at Planned Par ... Read more
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9th?! I thought for sure we were in the top 3. Surprised to learn that Miami and Atlanta round out the top 5.
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Really digging this interview. The neo-gentrification of Seattle is in full effect.
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When inspired, Americans will open their wallets.

'“Our movement is developing an alternative infrastructure to support populist campaigns so they never have to court the big corporate donors who push so many Democrats away from a working class agenda,” said Waleed Shahid, communications director ... Read more
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Yes, absolutely unprecedented and cause for optimism. Corporate dollars have long been integral to a candidate's strategy for winning the Presidential election. Obama, HRC and many others gave lip service to doing away with super PACs but they conveniently kicked the can down the road while raking i ... Read more
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Check out the chart below via Trulia. Equally harmful to the city's shrinking middle class is the staggering hike in median rents (goo.gl/L73VGS). According to 2015 data, 42% of Seattleites are renters.
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Whoa, robust viewership numbers considering that it was not broadcasted on a major network. To put this number in perspective CNN’s 'Debate Night: Sanders Vs. Cruz: The Future Of Obamacare' drew 2.45 million viewers (source: goo.gl/nSZ8dL)
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Chalk it up to extreme capitalism borne out of neoliberalism. No more trickle down, everything just flows upwards. It kind of feels like being in space where the laws of gravity don't apply.
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I used to work for a group of heavy hitting DC lobbyists who successfully leveraged money and contacts to grease the wheels of our political machine. I never really knew what 'power' was until I saw what a few phone calls and hefty checks can accomplish. Unfortunately, too much of our politics is wr ... Read more
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