Random Acts of Chaos: Couple's Second Child Dies... →
helvetebrann: A couple serving probation for the 2009 death of their toddler after they turned to prayer instead of a doctor could face new charges now that another son has died. Herbert and Catherine Schaible belong to a fundamentalist Christian church that believes in faith healing….
Ex-CNN Reporter: I Received Orders to Manipulate... →
abaldwin360: progressivefriends: PRAGUE, (SANA)- Ex-CNN reporter Amber Lyon revealed that during her work for the channel she received orders to send false news and exclude some others which the US administration did not favor with the aim to create a public opinion in favor of launching an aggression on Iran and Syria. The ‘liberal media’.
But the most affecting aspect of the book is the demonstration of the ghetto not...– Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Ghetto Is Public Policy (via theraceproblem)
(trigger warning:rape) A woman dials 9-1-1, the... →
statistsgonnastate: There’s just a dead place inside of me now where I used to feel shock.
(trigger warming: ableism) Disabled Man Ends Up in... →
reagan-was-a-horrible-president: Robert Schiavelli came up with a unique way of dealing with the verbal abuse from his neighbor: he laughs it off. The 42-year-old man has neurological impairments and experiences frequent seizures, something that’s made him a target for his neighbor, who taunts him and hurls slurs like “retard” at him. After years of abuse, Schiavelli’s approach is certainly...
Random Acts of Chaos: Are You Mad Yet? →
quixxotica: Patricia Spottedcrow, a Native American woman, gets 12 years in prison for possession of MARIJUANA. She was later released without serving her full sentence. Tanya McDowell, a Black, homeless, single mother, sends her child to a school outside of specified districts in…
#MIGov: Rick Snyder imposes draconian emergency... →
justinspoliticalcorner: Citing runaway deficits and long-term debts Detroit could never repay on its own, Gov. Rick Snyder today pulled the trigger and announced he will appoint an emergency financial manager for the state’s largest city. Snyder said he has a top candidate in mind, and that person would be in charge for 18 months. The decision means Motown will soon have someone new in charge...
External Video Proves Officer Who Tackled OWS... →
anarcho-queer: An Occupy Wall Street activist was acquitted of assaulting a police officer and other charges on Thursday after jurors were presented with video evidence that directly contradicted the NYPD’s story. Michael Premo was found innocent of all charges this week in regards to a case that stems from a December 17, 2011 Occupy Wall Street demonstration in Lower Manhattan. For over a year,...
Advocating Progress: mohandasgandhi: I find it... →
mohandasgandhi: I find it extremely troubling that the media can’t let go of this story about a cruise ship, an incredible polluter and waste of resources, and the people on board who went without electricity and showers for a few days. Meanwhile, billions of people live without…
Pharmaceutical Companies Spent 19 Times More On... →
Random Acts of Chaos: Can You Guess The Number Of... →
letterstomycountry: If you guessed 234, you’d be right: [G]enerals and admirals aren’t the only ones who get to enjoy some of perks of being in the U.S. armed forces. Although lower-ranking service members don’t get private jets and personal chefs, U.S. taxpayers still spend billions of…