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  • The Stories of Some of the Eighty-Nine People Killed by Chicago Police in the Past Five Years

    30 October 2014, 9:45 am by: Kevin Gosztola

    The Chicago Police Department shot over three hundred people in the past five years. In that same time span, 89 people were killed, and a grassroots organization led by youth of color in Chicago is calling attention to the stories of eleven of the individuals…
  • The Roundup

    30 October 2014, 8:45 am by: BrandonJ

    - The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting regarding Israeli settlements in east Jerusalem…
  • America…home also to, the lame

    30 October 2014, 4:30 am by: Attaturk

    we suck
  • Late Late Night FDL: Mash or Hash

    30 October 2014, 1:00 am by: Suzanne

    Bobby 'Boris' Pickett -- Monster Mash or Ian Jensen and Ian Butler -- Monster Hash?
  • Late Night: Cultural Custodians, Capitalists and Cannabis Companies Create Candy Consumption…

    29 October 2014, 11:00 pm by: patrick devlin

    With Halloween creeping up on us, cannabists are being exposed again to the annual defamatory ritual, sprung from the minds of manipulative propagandists, mouthed by local, state and federal police forces and consumed like fun-sized candy bars by ill-informed…
  • It Seems To Never End

    29 October 2014, 10:05 pm by: Isaiah 88

    Kaci Hickox . . .…
  • On Doug Henwood’s Piece About Hillary Clinton

    29 October 2014, 9:10 pm by: cassiodorus

    The thesis of Henwood’s piece is in black and white in front: the world is about to experience global warming disaster, and the economy is clearly ailing, but from Hillary Clinton one can expect more of the same. “And that shouldn’t surprise us,” we…
  • The Media Has Failed the Public on Ebola

    29 October 2014, 8:15 pm by: Jon Walker

    Adopting a blanket quarantine will make it much less likely that health care workers will travel to affected areas. The best way to protect everyone in the world would be to try to quickly eliminate the disease at its source. Hampering efforts to do so could…
  • The Degree of Civilization in a Society

    29 October 2014, 7:15 pm by: Crane-Station

    On March 17, 2013, Christopher Lopez took his last breath at 9:08 AM, stripped and shackled, face down on a cement floor in San Carlos Correctional Facility, while his jailers joked and made chit-chat. During Mr.Lopez's videotaped death, which began at 3:30…
  • The Math Skills Lacking Among the Uninsured

    29 October 2014, 6:20 pm by: Jon Walker

    We have yet another study indication that people are going to have a very tough time using the Affordable Care Act health exchanges effectively. New research from the Urban Institute found that a large percentage of uninsured adults under 65 and making less…

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