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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Demilitarization is not an option. What is?

A demonstrator, who declined to give her name, holds a mirror up to police officers forming a containment line in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday during a protest against the shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, The National, Entertainment, Television

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Townhall

Retirees and Public Pensions Pay for Democrat Promises

Retired city workers in the Liberal Utopia of Detroit are being asked whether or not they want the city to exit bankruptcy, by slashing retirement pensions and cost of living adjustments.

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Related Topix: Pension, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Opinion

BayouBuzz.com

Obama, Sharpton, Occupy Ferguson flame racial discord

Several years ago, the Occupy Wall Street movement created disturbances across the country.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Salon

Canada's despicable climate censorship: Government scientists...

Daemon Bath leads a march departing the Manitoba Legislative Building marking the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street on September 17, 2012 in Winnipeg.

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Related Topix: Canada, Non-Profit

OpEdNews

TCBH! news collective loses a founding member: Charles M. 'Chuck' Young

The ThisCantBeHappening! collective has lost a friend and a perceptive and peerlessly witty analyst of the American political and cultural scene, while Rock& Roll has lost its leading critic.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Health, Brain Cancer, Madison, WI, US News, Liberal Political News

Animal

Frontline Video Of the Teargas And Flashbomb Assault On Ferguson Protestors

Occupy Wall Street organizer and protester Aaron Black tells ANIMAL that he scrambled to find cover during last night's intense standoff between state/county police and protesters near the QuickTrip in Ferguson .

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Gawker

Even Ray Kelly Thinks Ferguson Cops Are Out of Control

Ray Kelly's tenure as commissioner of the NYPD included the violent dismantling of Occupy Wall Street and the 2004 Republican National Convention protests, the killing of unarmed black men like Ramarley Graham, Sean Bell, and Tamon Robinson, and the escalation of stop-and-frisk from occasionally used police tactic to daily reality for many New ... (more)

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Deseret News

Allow student loan bankruptcies, but hold colleges accountable?

While making student loans bankruptcy-friendly became a cause cElEbre on the left in the wake of Occupy Wall Street, in recent weeks the notion has found some support on the right as well.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Senate, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Bill Cosby NY Post: Cut It Out, Bill Cosby | Breaking News for Black America

Elder Black folk of the world, forgive me, but I can't help but say publicly that unless Bill Cosby is talking about pudding pops or cracking jokes on "Late Show with David Letterman ," I don't want to hear it anymore.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Bill Cosby, David Letterman, Family, Parenting, Kids, Drugs

New York Daily News

Ferguson, through a glass darkly

The glossy pictures and gritty livestreams of the post-apocalyptic night battles in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Opinion

Daily Kos

Militarization: Legacy of 911? Or Occupy Wall Street

First, it was the 1994 crime bill where we were going to put "100,000 cops on the streets."

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Neatorama

Generation Nice

The millennial generation, those born between 1981 and 1999, are now estimated to number over 80 million in America.

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Media Matters for America

Paul Ryan Shuns Conservative Media's "Makers And Takers" Rhetoric,...

In The Wall Street Journal , Rep. Paul Ryan disavowed the offensive narrative pushed by conservative media which labels needy Americans as "takers" versus more economically-prosperous "makers."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Tea Party

ABC2 Maryland

Mayor SRB comments on Ferguson on Meet the Press

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says police have to be careful when using military-style equipment like that seen on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, in the past week.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Breitbart.com

Oakland Protestors Try to Block Israeli Shipping; Union Not Interested

Anti-Israel activists claimed that their protest Saturday at the Port of Oakland successfully blocked an Israeli ship from the Zim cargo company from docking.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Merlene Davis: Weapons aimed at Ferguson Mo., protesters reminded me of the 1960s

The St. Louis County Police tactical officers fire tear gas on West Florissant Rd on Monday, August 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Reason Magazine

Rise of the 'Unholy Alliance' of Libertarians and Leftists

"You know what I worry most about?" the Republican Senator from South Carolina told CNN about the growing opposition to the war in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Dissident Voice

Killing the Unarmed

We have become blasA© about fearsome media images. One such image is police in SWAT gear, assault weapons trained on peaceful demonstrators, and huge armored vehicles with gun turrets at the ready, pointed toward activists.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

israeli police training for US local cops

"The Israelification of America's security apparatus, recently unleashed in full force against the Occupy Wall Street Movement, has taken place at every level of law enforcement, and in areas that have yet to be exposed.

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Related Topix: St Louis County, MO

NY1

ItCH: It Can't Happen Here - Or Has It Already?

As the Missouri city of Ferguson resembles an apartheid warzone in the wake of a fatal police shooting of an unarmed man, an inevitable compare-and-contrast exercise is underway by New Yorkers who are still grappling with the death of Eric Garner at the hands of a police officer on Staten Island.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Columbia University, Brooklyn, NY

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