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Ferguson Cop Who Arrested Journalist Being Sued for Tying Up and Choking 12-Year-Old Boy (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, Ferguson Missouri, Justin Cosma, bad cops, lawsuit, crime, culture, ethics, society, freedoms, rights, safety, violence, police, law )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
A police officer who arrested a journalist earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri is also facing a federal civil rights lawsuit for allegedly attacking a 12-year-old boy while working for another department two years ago, the Huffington Post reported.
BREAKING: Suspect Identified In James Foley Beheading Is Failed Rapper (TEXT, VIDEO, and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, James Foley, Jihadi John, terrorists, society, culture, death, crime, violence, news )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - smh.com.au
British intelligence agencies MI5 and MI6 have identified the man suspected of the horrific beheading of American journalist James Foley.The hooded man with an English accent is believed to be 23-year-old Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, known to fellow Islamic...
ISIS, Hip-Hop Jihadists and the Man Who Killed James Foley
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, culture, ISIS, recruiting video, ethics, corruption, violence, news, murder, media, death, crime )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Sick as this may sound, the super-slick HD depiction of a pseudo-ninja murdering American journalist James Foley is, not least, a recruiting video. In the warped world of new-generation jihadists--especially those coming out of Western cities--hacking off
The Gaza War Has Left Jerusalem More Divided Than Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, religion, Jerusalem, Arabs, Jews, racism, culture, ethics, sadness, politics, sadness, news, humans )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
There's nothing holy about Jerusalem. Civility has been crushed; its fragile peace has been blown apart by the mindless toxicity of a summer of violence. Indecency reigns, with residents of both sides tripping over one another to broadcast their racism.
The Data Brokers: Selling Your Personal Information
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, selling personal inforamtion, dishonesty, priavacy rights, corporate list selling, data brokers, government, usa, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion-dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight
Holocaust Families Criticise Israel Over Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Holocaust survivors, Israel, Gaza, International Anti-Zionist Network, human rights, genocide in Gaza, ethics, world, society, culture, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
More than 300 Holocaust survivors and their descendants have issued a statement condemning what they call Israel's "genocide" in Gaza. The International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network placed the statement as an advertisement in the New York Times.
Darren Wilson's First Job Was on a Troubled Police Force Disbanded By Authorities
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, racism, Ferguson Missouri, Jennings Missouri, ethics, culture, violence, death, law, sadness, rights, interesting )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The small city of Jennings, Mo., had a police department so troubled, and with so much tension between white officers and black residents, that the city council finally decided to disband it. Everyone in the Jennings police department was fired.
VOTE FOR: 10Best Readers' Choice Chosen By Readers of USA TODAY and 10Best
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, New Mexico, Hatch Chile Festival, food, fun, society, culture, red and green chile, family, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - 10best.com
Each Labor Day Weekend the Chile Capital of the World - Hatch, N.M. - hosts the Hatch Chile Festival to celebrate New Mexico's most beloved foodstuff. Visitors enjoy a parade, cook-off, crowning of the festival queen and tongue-tingling bites of tradition
GoFundMe: Stop Profiting From Racially-Motivated Donors, Celebrating Michael Brown's Death ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, abuse, police, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, news, internet, violence )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
The online fundraising platform GoFundMe is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing of Michael Brown. Join our campaign demanding that GoFundMe return these profits and take down Darren Wilson fundraising
Fighting Words From Rick Perry --- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 2 days ago - newyorker.com
Speaking to supporters in Austin, Perry blasted the indictments and called for a return to an era of limited government that focuses on requiring gynecological procedures.****HUMOR****SATIRE****
Oakland Protesters Hold Up Mirrors to Police Officers in Ferguson Solidarity March
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, police, politics, safety, society )

Kit
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
This might just be the most effective weapon to counter the police actions. Hold up the mirror and allow them to see what you see.
The End of Liberal Zionism
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Liberal Zionism, politics, government, freedoms, violence, culture, ethics, rights, society, sadness, world, crime, death, news, war, Palestine, Gaza, illegal settlements, interesting )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - nytimes.com
The attacks on freedom of speech and human rights organizations in Israel, the land-grabbing settler movement, a growing strain of anti-Arab and anti-immigrant racism, extremist politics, and a powerful, intolerant religious right -- this mixture has...
From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression
Society & Culture  (tags: world, US, Israel, Ferguson, Gaza, human rights, racism, violence, incarceration, militarized police, freedoms, humans, society, culture, ethics, government, politics, sadness, crime, death, corruption )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
Six Vital Conversations Jumpstarted on the Streets of Ferguson - From Moyers and Company -
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 2 days ago - billmoyers.com
But the shooting of Michael Brown -- along with a number of similar, troubling, fatal incidents in which a police officer's overreaction ended in a black man's death -- have started a nationwide conversation about race, class and the nature of American-->
Everytown USA: Is the Policeman Your Friend? -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 2 days ago - truth-out.org
"For veterans of the wars that the Ferguson protests so closely resemble, the police response has appeared to be not only heavy-handed but out of step with the most effective ways for both law enforcement and military personnel to respond to-->
 

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