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Bernie Sanders & Jill Stein’s College Plans Treat Education As A Human Right September 30, 2015
While Hillary Clinton promises to make college more affordable if elected, both Stein and Sanders have rolled out bold plans to slash student debt and make education accessible to all.
A Group Of Chicago ‘Israelites’ Fought For Acceptance From The Israeli Government
It took decades for this group to receive acceptance in Israel, and their oppression contributed to Israel’s policy of racial profiling against black visitors to the country.
Take The Boycott Home: 5 Household Products That Support Israeli Apartheid
While Sodastream will reportedly close its controversial West Bank factory, BDS movement activists say that doesn’t end their issues with the Israeli company.
US And UK Arm Child Soldiers At World’s Largest Arms Fair In London
According to a report from The Guardian, of the 23 nations known by the United Nations to use child soldiers, the U.K. sold arms to 19 of them during the past five years.
That’s Gotta Sting: EPA Approval Of Dow Pesticide Rejected By Federal Appeals Court
The court ruled that “neither logic nor precedent” support the EPA’s decision to approve the Dow pesticide when the agency’s own scientists were calling for more research.
9/11 Truth Movement Proposes Honoring Victims By Questioning Official Narrative
For those wanting to honor the victims of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, one 9/11 Truth movement activist urges: “Take a stand and research 9/11.”
‘Autism Is Not A Crime’: Transit Police Beat St. Paul Teen During Arrest
“They just slammed me right on the ground. I tried to get them off me and (one officer had his) whole body on my whole face and I couldn't breathe,” an autistic teen from St. Paul, Minnesota, said, describing his violent arrest by the city’s Metro Transit Police.
‘Police Lives Matter’ March In Austin, Texas, Hosted By Ex-Cop Accused Of Violence
Court documents accuse the march’s organizer of beating a teenager so severely during an arrest that it triggered a seizure.
Police Dogs’ Lives Don’t Matter? 12 Police Dogs Died Of Heat Exhaustion In 2015
A growing number of K9 unit police vehicles are equipped with “hot dog” alarms to prevent police dog deaths, but alarms and air conditioning can still fail.
Islamophobia Rising: FBI Warns ‘Militia Extremists’ Are Targeting Muslims
The FBI issued a warning in August that “militia extremists” are monitoring mosques and other Muslim communities in multiple states.