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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
- 8 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.
The Darker Side for Gays in Lebanon
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, law, gayrights, safety, rights, police )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - ipsnews.net
In a country where civil liberties remain the prerogative of the powerful and wealthy, the Lebanese gay scene is to be treaded carefully.
WATCH: SC Police Beat Man in Walmart as Horrified Shoppers Beg Officers to Stop (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Greenville SC, Walmart, police, corruption, abuse, rights, sadness, society, law, safety, violence, ethics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Police authorities in Greenville, South Carolina are reviewing video of an arrest at a Walmart store Saturday afternoon where an officer can be seen repeatedly punching a suspect in the head as horrified shoppers begged him to stop.
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.
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
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.
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-->
Darren Wilson Supporters Rally in St. Louis: 'We Will Not Hide. We Will No Longer Live in Fear'
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Missouri, Darren Wilson supporters, police, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, media, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
The rally, held in a parking lot adjacent to Barney's Sports Pub, drew a small crowd relative to the size of the Ferguson rally's in support of Brown, and featured a speaker claiming to represent the online campaign Support Darren Wilson.
Dinesh D'Souza Compares Ferguson Protesters to ISIS (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, NewsMax TV, Ferguson protestors, ISIS, Dinesh D'Souza, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, society, police, sadness )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - salon.com
Filmmaker and President Obama truther, Dinesh D'Souza, likened James Foley's beheading to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri on Thursday while appearing on NewsMaxTV's "Steve Malzberg Show."
Cop Who Pushed CNN Host Suspended -- But Not Fired -- After Video of His Racist Rant Emerges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, racism, President Obama, St. Louis County Police, Dan Page, police, society, ethics, dishonesty, news, Christian organization of Oath Keepers, media, law, interesting, rights )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
The video, posted online this past May, shows Officer Dan Page giving a speech before members of the Christian organization the Oath Keepers. At one point, he shows the audience a picture of himself in Kenya, saying he went there to search for the...
The Body in the Street -- Charles P. Pierce
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 4 days ago - esquire.com
I keep coming back to one simple moment, one ghastly fact. One image, from which all the other images have flowed. They left the body in the street. Dictators leave bodies in the street.
'Michael Brown Smoked Jazz Cigarettes' Is the New 'Emmett Till Had It Coming'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, Americans, ethics, racism, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, politics, police, government, corruption )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
If there is one thing conservatives hate/fear/loathe more than gays, strong independent single women who enjoy sex, brown people who bus their tables and mow their lawns, and anyone getting government assistance other than themselves, it is...
No Justice, No Peace -- in Gaza or Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Gaza, justice, peace, equality, human rights, world, society, law, police, government, crime, murder, death, dishonesty, ethics, sadness, violence, rage humans )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
When Palestinians and Black Americans (among many, many other disenfranchised peoples) need to continuously work to convince the world of their humanity and their deserving of dignity, equality, and value--it is appropriate to rage against these systems...
Cop Barred From Ferguson Protests After Telling Reporter, 'I'M Going to F*Cking Kill You' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Missouri, police, violence, dishonesty, ethics, crime, culture, sadness, society, rights, freedoms, corruption, safety )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
A police officer in Ferguson, Missouri was removed from duty on Wednesday after being caught on video threatening to kill a reporter during the latest demonstration in the city. STRONG LANGUAGE!
 

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