After The Tornado, Anonymous And Occupy Coordinate Relief Efforts In Oklahoma

Occupy activists also had provided relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy last October.

After an EF-4 tornado killed 24 people as it ripped through Moore, Okla., on May 20, relief workers sprung into action to help the survivors pick up the pieces. Among those helping victims are members of Occupy and the online hacker group known as Anonymous, which coordinated relief efforts in some of the outlying areas that received less attention

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Charitable Donations Keep Arizona Buyback Program Alive Before Summer Ban

More than $200,000 in charitable donations are giving Arizona residents another opportunity to take part in a gun buyback program, just one month after Republican Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill into law that essentially will halt similar programs from taking place. The law goes into effect this summer. The new law will require police […]

More than $200,000 in charitable donations are giving Arizona residents another opportunity to take part in a gun buyback program, just one month after Republican Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill into law that essentially will halt similar programs from taking place. The law goes into effect this summer. The new law will require police departments to

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Post-Sandy Hook: Bulletproof Whiteboards Used By Schools For Protection

The products are a godsend for some, yet others are targeting the company for profiting off tragedy.

In 2003, a 17-year-old student in a rural Minnesota community walked into his high school armed with a .22 caliber pistol and hunted down two of his classmates, killing one with a shot to the head and another with a shot to the chest. Ten years after the carnage caused by Jason McLaughlin, who has since been sentenced to life in prison, the

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EPA Announces Funds To Fix Water Treatment For Future Superstorms

This comes a day after the nonprofit Climate Central released a much-publicized report detailing the extent of sewage pollution caused by Sandy.

A day after the nonprofit Climate Central released a much-publicized report detailing the extent of sewage pollution caused by superstorm Sandy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to direct $569 million in federal aid to wastewater and drinking water facilities hit by the storm. The money will go to projects aimed at

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Part 1: Citizen Journalists Emerge As Major Players In The Media World

When the world cast their eyes on the photos of the two Boston bombers, they did so thanks to the work of citizen journalists who responded to calls from law enforcement to report suspicious activity spotted near the scene of the finish line explosion. Two years ago, when the world learned of the Bahraini uprising, […]

When the world cast their eyes on the photos of the two Boston bombers, they did so thanks to the work of citizen journalists who responded to calls from law enforcement to report suspicious activity spotted near the scene of the finish line explosion. Two years ago, when the world learned of the Bahraini uprising, they did so through social media

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A Tale Of Two White Men

A Tale Of Two White Men Suppose there are two men living on your street, one each on opposite sides of your house. Both are White, young adults of approximately 25 years of age. Neither has much in the way of friends that you can tell, and they seem isolated from both the community and […]

A Tale Of Two White MenSuppose there are two men living on your street, one each on opposite sides of your house. Both are White, young adults of approximately 25 years of age. Neither has much in the way of friends that you can tell, and they seem isolated from both the community and their respective families. They are both working- to

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