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June 2006
Guild Notes;Summer/Fall2006, Vol. 31 Issue 2/3, p36
The article on the history of oppression in Texas. Accordingly, the state has the nation's largest Army bases, arms manufacturers and oil companies. The state has been the site of critical struggles against the Prison Industrial Complex, including capital punishment and racial profiling. It was also the center of the rising immigrant rights movement.


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