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How to End the Criminalization of America’s Mothers


Sarah Jaffe, Mariame Kaba, Randy Albelda and Kathleen Geier | The Nation | August 22, 2014 Shanesha Taylor has been accused of leaving her children in a hot car while at  a job interview. (AP Photo/Scottsdale Police Department, File) Nightmarish … Continue reading

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How the War on Terror Created the World’s Most Powerful Terror Group


Patrick Cockburn | The Nation | August 22, 2014 A member of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant waves a flag in the Syrian city of Raqqa. June 29, 2014. (Reuters/Stringer) This essay, which originally appeared on TomDispatch, is excerpted … Continue reading

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Paying For Gay Media


The Stirrer | August 21, 2014 Being some more considered thoughts on the crisis at Star Observer. BnewS & Melbourne Star went out of business. Evolution survived by closing and then rising from the ashes as Evo Media. Now Sydney Star … Continue reading

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Police Continue to Violate Press Freedom In Ferguson


TRANSCRIPT: JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. Six more journalists have been arrested in Ferguson since Monday, bringing the total number to 11. Here are some of their faces. This includes … Continue reading

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West Palm rule would require same-sex couple insurance by contractors


  West Palm rule would require same-sex couple insurance by contractors http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/news/news/local/west-palm-rule-would-require-same-sex-couple-insur/ngwDK/#ba9ae6a6.3506419.735450 West Palm rule would require same-sex couple insurance by contractors By Eliot Kleinberg – Pam Beach Post Staff Writer  August 5, 2014 WEST PALM BEACH — The city … Continue reading

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Nebraska won’t give driver’s license to same-sex married woman, or even recognize her name


David Edwards | Raw Story | August 5, 2014 The state of Nebraska has refused to give a woman who was born there a driver’s license or even recognize her name because she is married to another woman. Sue Stroesser … Continue reading

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TX: Slapsh Days 2014


Less Than a Month until Splash Days 2014! Labor Day Weekend, August 29th – September 1st Weekend passes and individual tickets available at advance prices (15% off door prices) online at http://www.splashdays.com. Host hotel rooms available at special Splash Days … Continue reading

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CIA Admits to Spying on Senate Staffers


Spencer Ackerman | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 31, 2014 John Brennan issues apology after acknowledging that agency spied on Senate intelligence committee’s staff members   he director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, issued an extraordinary … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Water Department Now Back in the Hands of the People


Corey Williams | Associated Press | Reader Supported News | July 29, 2014 ALSO SEE: Glen Ford | The Siege of Detroit: A War of Black Urban Removal ontrol of Detroit’s massive municipal water department, which has been widely criticized by … Continue reading

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Right-Wing Militias Are Thriving – and the Media Won’t Talk About It


Paul Rosenberg | AlterNet | Reader Supported News | July 26, 2014 New report shows a growing possibility of home-grown terror.   hree months after the standoff at the Cliven Bundy ranch, the Southern Poverty Law Center has issued a report—”War … Continue reading

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