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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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
Obama, Sharpton, Occupy Ferguson flame racial discord
Several years ago, the Occupy Wall Street movement created disturbances across the country.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
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)
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
New York Daily News
Ferguson, through a glass darkly
The glossy pictures and gritty livestreams of the post-apocalyptic night battles in Ferguson, Mo.
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."
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The millennial generation, those born between 1981 and 1999, are now estimated to number over 80 million in America.
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."
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.
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.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.