Author : Frederick Reese
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Frederick Reese is lead staff writer for Mint Press specializing in race, poverty, congressional oversight and technology. An award winning data journalist and creative writer for over 15 years, Frederick has written about and worked for social advocacy projects and personal awareness efforts. Frederick is a jack-of-all-trades, with work experience as a teacher, a pastry chef and a story writer. Frederick has publication credits with Yahoo!, B. Couleur, and more. A native New Yorker, Frederick graduated from Colgate University in 1999 and Johnson & Wales University in 2003. Frederick started his journalistic career writing for his university’s newspaper, “The Colgate Maroon-News,” before starting and heading his own magazine, “The Idealist.” Most recently, Frederick received a data journalism award from the International Center for Journalists for his minimum wage coverage for MintPress. Follow Frederick on Twitter: @frederickreese
Conn. State’s Attorney Refuses Warrant For Assualt And Evidence Fabrication By Police Officer
Conn. State’s Attorney Refuses Warrant For Assualt And Evidence Fabrication By Police Officer By
The incident in Connecticut is yet another example of police around the country using unnecessary and excessive force in the course of making arrests.
A MintPress Analysis Of The Biases In Reporting On Gaza
A MintPress Analysis Of The Biases In Reporting On Gaza By
The bias in reporting on the Israel-Palestine conflict is swinging a different way than usual, but not necessarily because factual reporting has become a paramount concern.
Virginia’s Strict Ballot Access Laws In Question
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A legal challenge to Virginia’s ballot access law reflects concerns about the impartiality of the electoral system.
Report: Nearly Half Of All Federal Terror Cases Involve Federal Informants
Report: Nearly Half Of All Federal Terror Cases Involve Federal Informants By
“[M]any of these people would never have committed a crime if not for law enforcement encouraging, pressuring, and sometimes paying them to commit terrorist acts.”
DOJ: FedEx Knowingly Trafficked Controlled Substances, Prescription Drugs
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Amid the DOJ’s allegations, FedEx says there’s no way it can assume legal responsibility for the millions of packages it moves daily, nor violate customers’ privacy.
HIV Detected In Previously “Cured” “Mississippi Baby”
HIV Detected In Previously “Cured” “Mississippi Baby” By
"Scientifically, this development reminds us that we still have much more to learn about the intricacies of HIV infection and where the virus hides in the body,” researcher says.
New York State Wants To Heavily Regulate Bitcoin Trading
New York State Wants To Heavily Regulate Bitcoin Trading By
The proposal would establish a mandatory “BitLicense” for any company involved with the buying, selling, mining or trading of cryptocurrencies.
Excessive Overtime Pay For Correction Officers Prompt Concerns Over Undermanned Prison System
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Correction officers are accruing alarming levels of overtime -- and overtime pay -- at the country’s understaffed, overcrowded correctional facilities.
Border Crisis Reflects Consequences Of Good Intentions
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Hoping to protect child sex trafficking victims, the Bush administration required hearings for underage migrants, but it’s created a backlog and an increasingly complex crisis.
Senate Republicans Block Bill To Overturn Hobby Lobby Decision
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Senate Republicans log another victory for the intersection of corporate personhood and religious freedoms.