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3 hrs ago | Counterpunch

The Long Road to Ferguson

I have heard multiple journalists expressing their shock at seeing heavily-armed and armored riot police using tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets, and other "nonlethal" weapons against peaceful protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot

7 hrs ago | ProPublica

"Less Lethal" Flash-Bangs Used in Ferguson Leave Some Feeling the Burn

A journalist says he was singed by a flash-bang fired by St. Louis County police trying to disperse a crowd, raising questions about how to use these military-style devices safely and appropriately.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Florissant, MO, Explosion

12 hrs ago | Anarkismo Newswire

Audio: Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street

A 30 minute talk by Mark Bray, author of Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street followed by an hour of discussion.


13 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Joanna Coles, Queen of CosmoBy Lloyd Grove

The British editor of Cosmopolitan says she loves talking about sex. The key to women succeeding in business? Playing golf, apparently.


Related Topix: Journalism

16 hrs ago |

Progressivism vs. Libertarianism

The nation's history has been punctuated by reform movements aimed at welcoming previously marginalized groups into the body politic or extending the benefits of American prosperity and opportunity to those left behind.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Wedding, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Digital Trends

High tech, low price: Most tech-savvy cars under $30,000

Cars can be equipped with some truly amazing gadgetry these days, but everyone has a budget.


Related Topix: Speakers, Chrysler 200, Chrysler, Convertible, Sedan, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford, Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra, Hyundai, Autos


Brooklyn Bridge Mass Arrest Lawsuit Can Proceed, Appeals Court Rules

Hundreds of people arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge in the early days of the Occupy Wall Street protests can proceed with their lawsuit against the police, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.


Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

New Jersey Herald

Appeals court: Occupy mass arrest suit can proceed

A federal appeals court has upheld a judge's ruling that a lawsuit over the arrests of 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge can proceed.


Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Pension, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Opinion

Obama, Sharpton, Occupy Ferguson flame racial discord

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


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

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.


Related Topix: Canada, Non-Profit


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.


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


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)


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.


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

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.


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.


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."


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

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Generation Nice

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