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A friend once told me that the wealthy elite didn't want to just "roll back" the New Deal, they wanted to roll back the entire 20th Century. His point was that all the social gains of the 20th ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 209 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 04:32 PM PDT with 692 Recommends
So says the proud hubbie. But I'd be recommending this film even if she weren't its co-writer, co-director, and co-producer. She's Miri Navasky. Her longtime collaborator is Karen O'Connor. The film ...
by david mizner
Comment Count 174 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2009 at 08:16 AM PDT with 471 Recommends
This is one of those times when you know something has gone wrong, very wrong and yet you wonder how it is even possible it has happened. It was July 5th when Kelly Thomas was so brutally beaten by ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 266 comments on Fri Jul 29, 2011 at 07:25 AM PDT with 317 Recommends
His Tuesday Washington Post column is titled What America’s police departments don’t want you to know . HIs first paragraph sets the stage: Michael Brown’s death was part of a tragic and ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 110 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 02:04 AM PST with 215 Recommends
Photo : If ever a photo should exist to explain how we feel every day, from the moment we arise til we fall asleep. pic.twitter.com/m9hdWJ6TrU — The Real Segun Idowu (@RevrendDoctor) April 26, ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 94 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 10:31 AM PDT with 209 Recommends
You may have seen the video of the Indiana cop shoving a paraplegic, tipping him over from the curb onto the street . That was bad enough. You may even have already seen the video of the incident ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 139 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 09:44 PM PDT with 185 Recommends
The newest survival tip to young non-white male persons who encounter law enforcement (since even in these circumstances, they're disproportionately male and disproportionately Black or Latino) is ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 229 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2007 at 06:55 PM PST with 183 Recommends
Today US District Judge Lawrence Karlton ruled that the constitution says what common sense tells the rest of us: it is not okay to treat mentally ill prisoners barbarously; it is not okay to pepper-...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 10:31 PM PDT with 93 Recommends
It reads like scenes out of a graphic horror novel.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 53 comments on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 08:21 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Words fail. There is an epidemic of insanity in this country, and the mentally disturbed are its victims, but not those with the condition. Every few days now I read another report of another ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 07:17 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
For those of you who choose not to pollute your brains with right-wing cranial fecal spray (cranial santorum?) that is regularly spewed from the cavernous depths of the National Review here is a ...
by eowynsdottir
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 08:34 PM PST with 31 Recommends
The Fort Hood shooting took place on November 5, 2009, at the most populous U.S. military installation in the world. In the course of the shooting, a single gunman, an army psychiatrist, killed 13 ...
by health care vs corporate welfare
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 04:48 PM PST with 26 Recommends
If there's one thing Congress knows -- It's Loopholes. Loopholes for Lobbyists. Loopholes from following their own Laws. Loopholes freeing themselves from anything resembling personal ...
by jamess
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 07:27 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
There's a potentially horrifying case of corruption out of Shreveport. The city's fire chief, Craig Mulford, was indicted on charges that he obstructed parallel federal and state investigations ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jun 29, 2014 at 06:17 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
The sickness which is the NRA was today exposed to the entire world. How shameful. Many citizens by choice furthered their own education to offer what they could for the betterment of society. ...
by Eman
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 08:57 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Craig Rennebohm's companionship trainings show how to connect with homeless individuals who are mentally ill. Rennebohm draws on Christian traditions and guides needy people toward sources of ...
by Reretiree
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2008 at 01:54 PM PST with 16 Recommends
The question is not whether we have a relationship, but how our relationships will take shape. (Craig Rennebohm, ...
by Reretiree
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2009 at 07:21 AM PST with 14 Recommends
A friend of mine has a homeless brother with schizophrenia who refuses housing and rejects gifts from family members as well as their efforts to stay in touch with him. In his paranoia he’s ...
by Reretiree
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2008 at 07:48 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Claudio Castagnetta. Barefoot in a convenience store, lost, confused. Hours earlier, shows up in a stranger's house, owner finds him harmless, but bizarre, takes pictures to show ...
by zdog
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Oct 17, 2007 at 06:24 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
by emeraldmaiden
Comment Count 116 comments on Wed Jul 26, 2006 at 10:14 AM PDT with 13 Recommends