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Category Archive for 'Class War'

Boy, the things they come up with in Florida to keep poor people from voting. If only there was some giant tourist destination/economic engine in that state that people could boycott… Think Progress reports: Dubin said the policy change was in “direct response” to an inquiry to the Elections Department about whether they had assessed accessibility […]

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This is really a hateful requirement. I hope they get it overturned: AUSTIN – April 10 – The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and the Center for Reproductive Rights have filed a petition asking the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to reconsider the […]

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If I hear one more nitwit “explaining” to me that giving mortgages to brown people destroyed the economy, I will scream — especially when it was brought down by massive system fraud and de facto deregulation. Felix Salmon: Back in 2011, I asked whether the SEC was colluding with banks on CDO prosecutions. And now, thanks to […]

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Cops are just out of control. Just crazy: Los Angeles police officers removed antennas from police cars in several predominantly Black neighborhoods to disable the recording equipment and avoid being monitored while on duty, according to an inspection by LAPD investigators. The department review found about half of the 80 cars in the Southeast division—which […]

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Men and women in orange jumpsuits shuffled into the courtroom in Augusta, Georgia, their wrists and ankles bound by heavy shackles, one day in October 2012. Many had arrived there not because they had committed a new crime, but because they could not keep up with payments to the private probation company contracted to collect […]

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Who could have predicted? Just about every DFH who tried to warn us: In a series of preliminary opinions, an international tribunal of conscience has condemned massive violations of human rights in Mexico. Now wrapping up a four-year process of evidence gathering, members of the Mexican chapter of the Permanent Peoples Tribunal (PPT) have found […]

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The fact that James O’Keefe was ever considered a credible news source deeply disturbs me: A Texas judge dismissed a complaint based on claims from a video produced by conservative fabulist James O’Keefe after special prosecutors ripped the video as “little more than a canard and political disinformation.” In February, O’Keefe and his Project Veritas […]

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A stunning art project in Pakistan: A new project, initiated by a collective of artists from around the world includingthe French JR, has tried to reach the people pulling the trigger in America’s drone wars—the drone operators themselves. It’s called “Not A Bug Splat,” and its gets its name from the term drone operators use […]

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From Pando Daily: On March 5, Chicago’s city council overwhelmingly voted to approve Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal to divert $55 million of taxpayer resources into a new privately run hotel in the city’s south loop. Coming just before Emanuel pled poverty to justify his push for pension cuts and property tax increases, the hotel handout […]

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Poor Tom. It’s all about him, and nobody else: HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Advocates for the poor and uninsured gathered Tuesday in the Pennsylvania Capitol to throw Gov. Tom Corbett’s words back at him after he warned that he was at his “breaking point” over the federal government’s apparent resistance to conditions he wants before […]

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