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Over 1,000 People Killed By Police Since The Beginning Of 2015
Just 34 police officers have been shot during the same time period, and one criminal justice blogger called 2015 “the second safest year for police ever.”
23 States Now Offer Form Of Legal Marijuana; 58% of Americans Support Legalization
While Colorado receives the lion’s share of national attention for its successful efforts at legalizing and regulating marijuana, the legal landscape is shifting toward more permissive laws nationwide.
University of Texas Professor Compares Palestinian Activists To Terrorists After Tense Protest
The Palestinian Solidarity Committee have retained a lawyer and filed a formal complaint with the university, saying their safety and right to free expression are being suppressed.
Activists Occupy The Minneapolis Police Department After Shooting Of Jamar Clark
“This is a part of a pattern of police abuse that’s been going on for decades in the city of Minneapolis,” the president of the local chapter of the NAACP told MintPress.
Scientist Extends Multi-Million Dollar Challenge To Monsanto To Prove GMO Safety
To collect on the challenge, Shiva Ayyadurai wants Monsanto to prove that they have adequate safety standards for GMO crops.
’60 Minutes’ Pushes National Security Propaganda To Cast Snowden, Manning As Traitors
The two whistleblowers were compared to the Washington Navy Yard shooter, who killed twelve people.
Ben Carson Admits He Made Up West Point ‘Scholarship’ In His Biography
Carson's been caught in a number of unusual or embarrassing statements recently, including calling Americans “stupid” and defying the conventional history of the Egyptian pyramids.
Hillary Clinton Calls For Exxon Mobil Probe After Gas Giant Pulls Funding For Clinton’s Nonprofit
Clinton’s demand for an investigation into the global oil giant’s support of climate change denial follows similar calls from fellow Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley.
Midwest Campus Activists Vow To Keep Struggling For Palestine Despite Threats
As Students for Justice in Palestine continue their efforts to draw attention to the devastating effects of Israeli occupation, attacks on activists are increasing nationwide.
Analysis: To Understand The Presidential Primaries, Recognize The Impact Of Movements
Movements on the right and left are changing the political culture. Their impact can be seen in the Democratic and Republican primaries, but the media does not report it.