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Police Bought Dylann Storm Roof Burger King After Arrest
Society & Culture  (tags: : Dylann Storm Roof, Burger King, charleston shooting, Police, Race, Hate crime, White Supremacy )

- 5 days ago -
WTH? Roof was hungry when officers pulled him over in Shelby, North Carolina, according to the city's police chief Jeff Ledford.
Section 8 Is Failing Poor Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: the poor, housing, Section 8, Housing Choice Voucher Program, "fair market rent", poverty )

- 5 days ago -
Section 8 was intended to help people escape poverty, but instead it's trapping them in it.
Christie's Conspiracy: Terror Plot of the Fort Dix Five
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chris Christie, FBI, Fort Dix Five, entrapment, grave injustice, the Duka Brothers, bogus conspiracy charges, paid informants, lies, anti-Muslim hysteria, fake terror plot )

- 2 days ago -
The story of the Duka brothers stands out because of the deliberate and brazen way the brothers were entrapped by authorities, assisted by their paid informants. Christie uses this bogus state-orchestrated "terrorism" case to bolster his political career.
President Obama: Confront CIA Torture - TAKE ACTON!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Center for Constitutional Rights, President Obama, CIA, torture, prosecute torture, petition )

- 2 days ago -
With more and more evidence and startling examples of CIA savagery and treachery, how can President Obama continue to stand by his decision not to prosecute torturers?
Christine Taubira Says Snowden and Assange Could Find Home in France
World  (tags: spying scandal, spying, WikiLeaks, National Security Agency (NSA), Francois Hollande, Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, Barack Obama, London, France, United States, Russia )

- 2 days ago -
A French leftist newspaper had said giving Snowden asylum would be a "single gesture" that would send "a clear and useful message to Washington," in response to the "contempt" the U.S. showed by spying on France's president.
Tribal Leaders Are Looking For Ways To End A Crisis Of Youth Suicides
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, Native American youth, suicide, Sen. Committee on Indian Affairs )

- 4 days ago -
Tribal council member C.J. Clifford shared the devastating statistics with members of the U.S. Senate's Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday during a hearing focused on ways to end the recent crisis of Native youth suicides and their effects...
This Sci-Fi Novel's Post-Apocalyptic Future Could Become Reality All Too Soon
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Drought, Environment, Fiction, Paolo Bacigalupi, science fiction, The Southwest, The Water Knife, Water )

- 2 days ago -
"It occurred to me at that moment that I wasnâEUR(TM)t actually standing in the middle of a drought, I was time traveling."
King Obama, His Royal Court, and the TPP - Ralph Nader
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Barack Obama, Trade, TPP, Corporate Power, Ralph Nader )

- 3 days ago -
I challenge President Obama to state publically that he has read the entire TPP. Even a benign monarch would do this for his/her trusting subjects.
Today's Court Ruling, Though Expected, Is Still Shocking - Especially for Those Who Grew Up LGBT in the U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: Glenn Greenwald, U.S., Supreme Court Ruling, LGBT, LGBT Marriage Rights )

- 3 days ago -
Given how embedded, pervasive and recent anti-gay sentiment has been in the fabric of American life, witnessing the arrival of full-scale legal equality is surreal.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Visit Glastonbury on Sunday
World  (tags: Dalai Lama, Glastonbury Festival )

- 2 days ago -
The key themes throughout the visit will be the promotion of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's message of compassion, non-violence and the oneness of humanity.
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