Category Archives: Editorial/Opinion/Letters

US State Department Official: The Internet Belongs to Everyone


Catherine Novelli | DIPNOTE: U.S. Department of State Official Blog | August 30, 2014 ext week, I will travel to Istanbul, Turkey to lead the U.S. delegation to the 9th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF). This year, more than 3,000 participants … Continue reading

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Rapper T.I. on Ferguson Aftermath: America Has Created a Monster


Ryan Reed | Rolling Stone | Reader Supported News | August 30, 2014 Dev Hynes also reflects on the Michael Brown shooting: “You don’t want it to be real, but it is”   s protests rage on in Ferguson, Missouri following … Continue reading

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Working toward equality


A salute to LGBT workers and the unions that protect them Compiled by Dallas Voice Editorial Staff nash@dallasvoice.com On the first Monday in every September, the U.S. celebrates “Labor Day” as a national holiday. But do you really know where … Continue reading

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Cop Killings Erased From History: A Tale of Federal Negligence


Robert Hennelly | Salon | Reader Supported News | August 29, 2014 Serious problems that are measured can end up getting managed. Here’s what happens when no one is keeping track   his summer, two high-profile killings of unarmed African-American males … Continue reading

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Please, Somebody, Just Leak the Damn CIA Report


Charles Pierce | Esquire | Reader Supported News | August 29, 2014 ho could have predicted this? Besides, you know, everybody. “They knew exactly how it was done,” a person with direct knowledge of what happened to the hostages said of … Continue reading

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Should Your Town Have the Right to Ban Fracking?


Mari Margil | Yes! Magazine | Reader Supported News | August 28, 2014 Unless the legal foundation for local self-governance is truly built on the rights of communities, victories like the one in New York can easily be overturned.   n … Continue reading

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Cheney’s Legacy: Honesty Still in Short Supply


Ray McGovern | Consortium News | Reader Supported News | August 28, 2014 s the world marks the centennial of World War I, the guns of August are again being oiled by comfortable politicians and the fawning corporate media, both bereft … Continue reading

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It Is Never About Race: A Continuing Series


Charles Pierce | Esquire | Reader Supported News | August 28, 2014 nd there still will be people who will claim not to “understand” w hy black people dread the approach of the police. Beavercreek police say they shot and killed … Continue reading

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The Fun of Empire


Glenn Greenwald | The Intercept | August 27, 2014 CBS News, August 18, 2011: President Barack Obama officially demanded that Syrian President Bashar Assad resign for the sake of his own people, saying he was no longer fit to lead after … Continue reading

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The Police Violence We Aren’t Talking About


Zoë Carpenter | The Nation | August 27, 2014 Law enforcement line. (Photo by Carl Ballou) Police officer Daniel Holtzclaw worked the evening shift, from four in the afternoon until two in the morning, patrolling the northeastern part of Oklahoma City. … Continue reading

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