Protestors break the bank

Tracy Van Slyke

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A New York State Supreme Court Judge ordered NY officials to release almost 500 protestors last Thursday and charged the city $1,000 for every prisoner who was held past 5 p.m. - a total of almost half a million dollars! Now think of all the schools that could be funded with that money…

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Tracy Van Slyke, a former publisher of In These Times, is the project director for The Media Consortium.
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