Dustin Slaughter

Dustin Slaughter
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
August 27
Writer, photojournalist, and activist. Interests: political movements, criminal justice, and surveillance.

 Photo: Reason to Wander 

Oral histories of political movements give us glimpses of the participants who helped shape the world we know today. They often provide raw, personal first-hand accounts of peoples' struggles. These projects also help to maintain historical truths that are often tainted by governmRead full post »

 By Dustin Slaughter, Joanne Stocker, and Kenneth Lipp

Photos by Kenneth Lipp, Joanne Stocker, Dustin Slaughter and Joe Fionda 

Midland Beach neighborhood on Staten Island, NYC 

The baseball field behind Egbert Middle School is pitch black as our journalist team, led by Liam (who prefers his last name not be used), a Staten I… Read full post »

SEPTEMBER 8, 2012 2:06PM

Finding Inspiration in Scars and Burnout

On the cusp of Occupy Wall Street's one year anniversary, the media (both mainstream and professional leftist outlets) are asking the question: "Is the Occupy movement on the decline?" and deservedly so. The movement, while certainly not finished, has lost numbers and steam for the time being.… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
MAY 14, 2012 8:55AM

Standing Up to The Richest Man on Earth

Why is an international coalition of activists and business interests taking on a respected university - and one of the most powerful men in the world?

A protester outside George Washington University. Photo: Dustin Slaughter

An honorable degree?

“I am concerned that George Washingto… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
MAY 9, 2012 12:28PM

Philly Community Mobilizes Against School Privatization

A woman, voice quivering slightly, says when it's her turn to speak: “We knew that what happened in Wisconsin last year would happen here too. This is going to be a huge fight.”

This meeting on the School Reform Commission's (SRC) drastic privatization of the Philadelphia School… Read full post »