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Nora Levinson is a privileged white woman--she is the CEO of Caeden , a small company that mixes tech hardware with wearable fashion. Last Wednesday, she decided to join the Freddie Gray protests ...
by out of left field
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 05:27 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
On March 23, 1971, the 26th Amendment was passed, lowering the national voting age from 21 to 18. It came about as a response to the fact that young people could be drafted but couldn't vote. Today, ...
by Couchsachraga
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 09:27 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
There is a widely held belief that property is one of those “self-evident” or “natural” rights that must be protected at all costs. But who said so and on what basis? What most people don��
by FreedomandCap
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 08:11 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
A Motel 6 in Warwick, Rhode Island, started faxing its guest list daily to the Warwick police department, after the motel made seventy-nine calls to the police resulting in seventy-five arrests. ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 02:59 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Tuesday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 01:51 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
50...... FIFTY FUCKING YEARS... AND YOU RIGHT WING SHILLS... STILL WANT TO KEEP THIS SHIT UP.... You fucking still blame the victims. Do you fucking understand that over 100 convicts.... were SET ...
by warrenproject
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:33 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
But nevertheless, thug is an interesting word, and to the extent that we need to be able to hear it as more than some antique, static, dictionary definition, then I think that that's part of the ...
by annieli
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 10:13 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
A Fox News Reporter got shoved by someone in Baltimore but at no point was shoved into the back of a paddy-wagon for a "rough ride". Fox News reporter Leland Vittert reported yesterday that law ...
by annieli
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:58 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
On December 29, 2013, in Escambia County, five people--four adults, two white and two Black, and one white juvenile--robbed a house they believed had marijuana and money. The case received regional ...
by drscaminaci
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:45 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
The Medical Examiner for District 1, one of 24 such medical examiner districts , is Andrea N. Minyard M.D. District 1 includes Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton counties. Dr. Minyard is ...
by drscaminaci
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:04 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
You know, nothing gives my Gay ego a big-fat ol' stiffy like reading how right-wing fake Christians have given the LGBT community the power over weather, the earth, volcanoes, and terrorism. And now,
by jawillie
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 02:13 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Today, Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby charged six police officers in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. The fundamental question we have to ask ourselves is, does the law mean ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:52 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Unintentionally, I got into a debate this morning with someone convinced that private schools were the answer to fixing our public education system. Their reasoning was that If you have a failed ...
by zoebear
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 11:10 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I am a white son of Ferguson, Mo. I am a son of Dellwood, Castle Point, Moline Acres, Jennings, St. Ann, Riverview Gardens, Northwoods and Normandy and north St. Louis County. I am a St. Louis ...
by RDScally
Comment Count 58 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 02:59 PM PDT with 276 Recommends
Baltimore’s young people responded to the police theft of Freddie Gray’s life with protests that eventually grew into a spasm of violence. While the direct motivator, Gray’s death is not the ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:39 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
One class of citizens gets swept up and crammed into "holding cells" -- denied the basic America Right of knowing why they're being held. (the other class, is doing the "sweeping" ...) They are ...
by jamess
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:22 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Look, I don't know what we're supposed to do about our bullshit political system but it seems to me that it must start with facing up to the facts. Believing that this time, someone is actually ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 151 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 09:55 AM PDT with 228 Recommends
While I scrambled to assemble posts this week about the ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 01:51 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Police brutality has surfaced and resurfaced as an issue over the last year. Each new case of an officer brutally beating or killing another human being, regardless of their race or religion, brings ...
by KantV420
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 05:45 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Has anyone visited the comment section of an MSN news story, which involved police brutality of blacks, or just blacks? If you have, you probably noticed an ill feeling in your gut as you read the ...
by TheLovingThinkingFighter
Comment Count 78 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 05:23 AM PDT with 153 Recommends