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Article: Should an Innocent Person Be Forced to Pay for Their Arrest? | OpEdNews

Article: Should an Innocent Person Be Forced to Pay for Their Arrest? | OpEdNews – Donald Trump takes office in two short weeks. As I’ve written previously, I don’t expect much in the way of prison reform or sentencing reform. Indeed, I’ve urged readers to take to the courts for redress because we obviously won’t […]

Podcast: ‘Anti-Intellectualism is More Than Partisan Politics – it’s Anti-Progress’ — APNS Public Radyo

Summary: TheAngryindian speaks extemporaneously on the issue of institutional anti-intellectualism and why is it inherently dangerous to coddle those who bully the general society and targeted groups/populations into accepting their marginalisation as ‘right’ and obedience to their xenophobic, right-wing sociopolitical ideas and utterly paranoid religious fundamentalism. The discourse also includes an examination of Israeli Prime Minister […]

When the Surveillance State Is Used to Investigate and Prosecute Whistleblowers, the Occupy Movement and Environmental Activists

President Obama assured us on Friday that our phone conversations are not being listened to, but that is not a credible reassurance unless the White House comes up with documents that make what is going on transparent in terms of its protocols and process. There is little “an enemy” can learn from the broad strokes […]

AIDS Healthcare Foundation: ‘Sad day in battle against AIDS’ as Obama elects to skip AIDS Conference | Facebook

“In the 1980s, ‘Silence Equaled Death.’ Today, President Obama’s Ongoing Silence on AIDS Equals Death for Millions.” — Michael Weinstein, President, AIDS Healthcare Foundation As 20,000 leading AIDS scientists, researchers, medical providers, patients and advocates gather in Washington, many demand the White House ends patient waiting lists for the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) and […]

Saginaw councilman calls for federal investigation of officer-involved shooting : News : miNBCnews.com

Anger at tonight ‘s meeting was driven by media reports that Hall was shot by police 46 times and that police microphones and cameras didn’t work the night of the incident. Saginaw Police and Michigan State Police have refused NBC25 requests for comment pending the outcome of the investigation, which is standard procedure in officer-involved […]

APNS Editorial: America Needs Social Justice, Not ‘Soul Searching’

How the Obama Administration ‘s Apathy Concerning Institutional Racism Passively Allows the African in America to be Mistreated by the Far-Right TheAngryindian 03.26.2012 ‘Other races were engaged in seeing their cause through — the Jews through their Zionist movement and the Irish through their Irish movement — and I decided that, cost what it might, […]

Protesters aren’t the only ones throwing Molotov cocktails – now the police are | The Observers

In the past few months, numerous amateur videos showing police hurling Molotov cocktails at anti-government protesters have surfaced online. The latest of these videos, however, has gone viral. It shows a police officer throwing multiple tear gas canisters, then casually switching to Molotov cocktails. Bahrain’s Interior Ministry, which had recently promised to reform its controversial […]

Israeli leftist activists: We are being sexually harassed in the West Bank – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

“Hi everyone, I’m writing this here because I’m not really sure when the next meeting will be. At the demonstration today (February 10, 2012) in Kfar a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger pointing from the shabab (nickname for young Palestinians) that made me feel some discomfort. They talked amongst themselves, and not with me, but […]

African American Female HIV Rates Now Rival Africa | News One

As we prepare to recognize National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day, a new research study has served as a wake up call for a community that might have gone too far. The Center for Disease Control now estimates that 1 out of every 32 black women will be infected with HIV during her lifetime. […]

Youths condemn violence and ‘political stronghold’ in Sierra Leone

The youths of Sierra Leone have taken the venture to be on the forefront to kick hell against violence and the so-called political stronghold syndrome, which are identified as the main causes bringing young to involve in immoral activities. The Anti-Violence Movement and the National Youth Coalition are currently engaged in Regional consultations with young […]

Saudi Arabia: At least six men held for a year for intending to protest | Amnesty International USA

A year after the planned “Day of Rage” demonstration in Riyadh, at least six men are languishing in jail for their involvement in the event, Amnesty International said today in a new briefing paper. In Saudi Arabia’s ‘Day of Rage’: One year on the organization says that it has recently learnt that in addition to […]

Fired For Being Associated With Occupy St Louis

A blogger who goes by the name DF Taker was today fired from their job at the St. Louis Science Center due to their association with Occupy St Louis, known as Occupy STL. Information was obtained from their facebook page (set to private) including photos and other evidence relating to their support of the movement. […]

On Revolution: A Conversation Between Grace Lee Boggs and Angela Davis | Center For Race Gender | CRG

On Revolution: A Conversation Between Grace Lee Boggs and Angela Davis | Center For Race Gender | CRG. Friday, March 2, 2012 Pauley Ballroom UC Berkeley Admission free; open to the general public For the first time in history, iconic activists Grace Lee Boggs and Angela Davis will share the stage for a conversation entitled […]

‘Irish SOPA’ made law — RT

Ireland has signed a controversial amendment dubbed the “Irish SOPA” which reinforces existing copyright law amid widespread concern that it will encroach on Internet freedom. The new legislation will effectively allow copyright holders to press for legal action against Internet service providers and social networks which show content that infringes copyright legislation. It will force […]

Google privacy changes: what it means for you | GlobalPost

According to The Associated Press, these changes are not motivated solely by enhancing user experience. Google stands to draw even more advertiser revenue with the revamped policy. The $38 billion dollars Google receives in ad revenues already makes up a significant portion of its revenue. Consumers aiming to limit the information Google collects have some means […]

Human Rights at Home: The Chicago Police Torture Archive | APNS Int.

Human Rights at Home: The Chicago Police Torture Archive – FACTS AT A GLANCE Between the years of 1972 and 1991, approximately 135 African-American men and women were arrested and tortured at the hands of former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge and officers under his command at Area 2 police headquarters. Some of these victims […]

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