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Medical Examiner Tells Fox: Pot in System Could Have Made Michael Brown Act 'Crazy' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'reefer madness', society, culture, ethics, dishonesty, crime, violence, news, police )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - rawstory.com
The medical examiner who carried out a private autopsy on slain Missouri teenager Michael Brown suggested that reefer madness might have been to blame in the unarmed teen's death. Brown had traces of marijuana in his system on the day he was killed.
Islamic State Beheads Hundreds of Members of Syrian Tribe
Society & Culture  (tags: beheadings, Syria, Islamic State )

David
- 1 day ago - unitycoalitionforisrael.org
"When you meet the unbelievers, strike the necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4 Reliable sources reported beheadings were used to execute many of the al-Sheitaat tribe, which is from Deir al-Zor province.
New Mexico Chile to Be Certified (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: New Mexico Certified Chile Program, food, society, culture, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - krqe.com
The New Mexico Chile Association introduced the New Mexico Certified Chile Program to protect the state's signature crop.The association watched chile sales recently drop, & realized it was likely because of imitators claiming their products are NM grown.
Willie Nelson And Neil Young To Headline Anti-Keystone XL Concert On Nebraska Farm
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, activists, celebrity, music, musicians )

Heidi
- 16 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Nelson and Young preforming together to fight the keystone pipeline in Nebraska. Come one come all. If I had a job I WOULD SO GO.
Tariq Abu Khdeir Is Not Deterred: Despite Israeli Police Attack, He Plans on Returning to Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Florida, human rights, beating. violence, society, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, children, safety )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Tariq, tall and soft-spoken, is now safe and sound. His face, badly distorted by the beating delivered by two Israeli officers, is back to normal, though his mother says he still suffers from occasional headaches.
Habersham County: Pay Bounkham 'Bou Bou' Phonesavanh's Medical Costs!
Society & Culture  (tags: Georgia, SWAT, police, no-knock raids, Bou Bou, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bounkham 'Bou Bou' Phonesavanh was just 19 months old when a Habersham SWAT team initiated a no-knock warrant at his family's home on May 28. The toddler was severely injured when SWAT team officers threw a flashbang grenade that ultimately landed in...
Martin Luther King on the Futility of Hating the Haters
Society & Culture  (tags: police, rights, violence )

Abe
- 20 hours ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
A quote from Martin Luther King, Jr. remind
The Horrors of Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: militarization of the Police, Ferguson MO, police abuse, Glen Greenwald, safety, society, ethics )

Rodney
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Greenwald writes: "The intensive militarization of America's police forces is a serious menace about which a small number of people have been loudly warning for years, with little attention or traction."
Jerusalem Zoo Struggles to Remain Common Ground for Israelis, Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: jerusalem, biblical zoo, israel, palestine, mideast, children, culture, environment, family, humans, religion, society )

Lone
- 12 hours ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Amid war, Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo is an island of sanity in a complicated reality.
Stonewall Jackson Blocks Justice for Michael Brown
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Brown, Ferguson, MO, racism, cop kills teen, cop shoots teen, police officer shoots teen, police officer kills teen, police brutality, racial issues )

Tonya
- 10 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The Ferguson police officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown, didn't call in the shooting. Brown's body was left in the middle of the street for more than four hours. No aid was administered. Brown's body was hauled away in a black SUV.
This Is About Finding Justice' for a Kid
Society & Culture  (tags: race in America, racial issues, Ferguson, MO, cop shoots teen, police officer shoots teen, juvenile justice, racism )

Tonya
- 11 hours ago - cnn.com
CNN | Actor and activist Jesse Williams on the double standards and the narratives around race.
Ferguson, MO Has Now Emerged Into the Negro Spring
Society & Culture  (tags: negro spring, ferguson, protests, movement, police, blacks )

Kenneth
- 1 day ago - secretsofthefed.com
Black protesters in Ferguson, MO have labelled their movement the Negro Spring.
Can Land Rights and Education Save An Ancient Indian Tribe?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, asia, ancient tribe, India, education, Bonda people, protection, culture, interesting, rights, society )

Naoko
- 23 hours ago - ipsnews.net
Scattered across 31 remote hilltop villages on a mountain range that towers 1,500 to 4,000 feet above sea level, in the Malkangiri district of India's eastern Odisha state, the Upper Bonda people are considered one of this country's most ancient tribes, h
The Ferguson Police Have a Card Up Their Sleeve
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Police Dept., Ferguson Protests, Michael Brown shooting, propaganda, dishonesty )

Rodney
- 15 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
The Ferguson Police Department has a plan for how to improve their image to a world stunned by the unfolding story of the shooting of Michael Brown: Make their new boss from the state highway patrol look bad. Make Michael Brown look bad.
The Best Reporting on Federal Push to Militarize Local Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, police violence, police militarization, Michael Brown, Federal Government )

Rodney
- 24 minutes ago - truthdig.com
Protests have continued for more than a week since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo
   

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