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Young Man Fatally Shot at L.A. Traffic Light After Being Asked Where He's From
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, police, murder, news, obituary, rights, sadness, safety, society, transportation, travel, usa, violence, women )

Frank
- 4 hours ago - nydailynews.com
The man, in a black Infiniti with his girlfriend, was asked by two men in an adjacent vehicle where he was from. When he responded, 'nowhere,' shots were fired at him.
Koch Industries Funds Legal Defense For the Poor - Law Blog - WSJ
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, law, media, news, police, rights, usa, women, world )

Sonya
- 6 hours ago - blogs.wsj.com
Only in America. In New Zealand, poor people and victims of crime are not allowed a lawyer. No lawyer, no justice.
The Science of Fox News: Why Its Viewers Are the Most Misinformed
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, Fox news viewers, misinformed, society, culture, government, politics, dishonesty, ethics, world, education )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
"Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers?" Jon Stewart asked Chris Wallace. "The most consistently misinformed misinformed? Fox, Fox viewers, consistently, every poll." Stewart's statement was factually accurate, as we'll see.
Academic Institutions That Violate Academic Freedom Deserve to Be Boycotted
Society & Culture  (tags: academic freedom, academic boycott of israel, education, ethics, freedoms, society, world, culture, news, rights )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Academic freedom is a bedrock principle that must be honored by any university as part of its mission of furthering research and education. If an academic institution should violate this sacred trust, scholars will respond by refusing to participate...
Activists Occupy Israel Pavilion at Paris Trade Show (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, France, Israel, Palestine, BDS, protestors, Human Rights, society, freedoms, activists, news )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
As the video above shows, the activists held up signs condemning Israeli abuses of Palestinian rights and chanted slogans including: "No trade with apartheid," "Boycott Israeli apartheid" and "Gaza, Gaza, We won't forget!"
Palestine Shines in Global Literature Prizes
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, 'Sheikh Zayed Prize ', Ghassan Zaqtan, literature, Yousef Abu Loz, Osama Alaysa, awards, society, culture, interesting, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Poetry and prose by Palestinian writers has been celebrated by the organizers of two international literary awards. The longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize -- an Arabic culture award -- features three Palestinian writers.
The Most 'Distrusted' News Sources In America
Society & Culture  (tags: news, trust levels, comparison tables )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - zerohedge.com
You know there's a problem with the media when Al-Jazeera is trusted more than NBC, CNN, and MSNBC. As Pew research's Journalism Project shows in the following table,-
   

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