Who made your week by speaking truth to power, blowing the whistle or standing up to injustice?

Truthdigger of the Week is a feature in which we recognize a person or group that made a difference.

See past winners here. Nominate this week’s winner here.

Last week, we recognized Dorli Rainey, 84, who faced off with police at Occupy Seattle and got a faceful of pepper spray. In case you missed the viral photos of Rainey recovering from her run-in with the SPD, we published an excerpt from the “Democracy Now!” broadcast that showed those stills, along with a substantial and very savvy interview with the retired schoolteacher and activist. “It is getting progressively worse,” she says, “our freedoms are getting curtailed.”

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