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'It Was Off the Wall': FL Police Laundered Millions in Drug Money Overseas and Enjoyed Lavish Lifestyle
Society & Culture  (tags: news, police, Florida, law, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, culture, safety, ethics, abuse, corruption, government )

CarrieEye
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
An investigative report by the Miami Herald published today reveals that two local Florida police agencies engaged in a slick money laundering scheme ripped from a Hollywood movie, reaping a whopping $2.4 million for themselves in drug money.
The Most Famous Surfer You'Ve Never Heard Of
Society & Culture  (tags: Curt Harper, surfer, autistic, institutionalized, southern California )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - theatlantic.com
Curt Harper began surfing at the age of 10 despite doctors telling his parents that their autistic son may have to be institutionalized. Now at 50 years old Harper is a fixture in the Southern California surf scene and regularly attends competitions.
From Solitary to the Street
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, solitary to the streets, isolation, the Marshall project )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - themarshallproject.org
What happens when prisoners go from complete isolation to complete freedom in a day?
Security Cabinet OKs Administrative Detention of Jewish Terror Suspects
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, settler violence, crime, death, murder, law, abuse, society, culture, interesting, government, politics, violence, children )

CarrieEye
- 1 day ago - haaretz.com
Israel's diplomatic-security cabinet decided on Sunday move forward with administrative detentions ~ detention without trial ~ of Jewish terror suspects, in the wake of Thursday's deadly arson in the West Bank.
Why We Care More About The Death Of A Lion Than A Thousand Dead Children (Two Articles)
Society & Culture  (tags: Cecil, animals, humans, children, celebrity, human rights, suffering, abuse, tragedy, society )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
The heart of the problem - if you're killed, it helps to be a celebrity, whether human or beast. For the rest - 3/4M black men incarcerated in the US, 10s of K of child brides in Bangladesh etc - suffering goes mostly unnoted and unheard.
A Toddler Dies in the West Bank
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, settler violence, crime, death, ethics, murder, rights, freedoms, humans, society, culture, family, children, abuse, government, politics, violence, safety, news )

CarrieEye
- 2 days ago - newyorker.com
How the reaction continues to play out will likely depend, in large measure, on how the Israeli justice system deals with the killers. There were already questions, from the Palestinian side, about whether the settlers' relatives, ...
11 People Dead in Police Custody This Month
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, police )

Nita
- 2 days ago - nationofchange.org
There have been at least 11 cases of killing or other type of deaths of people while in police custody just this month. But will any officers face criminal charges for these deaths?
   

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