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  • October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation is…

    22 October 2014, 5:34 pm by: wendydavis

    The group’s website says that they have been mobilizing every year since 1996 for a National Day of Protest on October 22, bringing together those under the gun and those not under the gun as a powerful voice to expose the epidemic of police brutality.…
  • Vast Majority of Americans Have No Idea How Health Insurance Actually Works

    22 October 2014, 4:29 pm by: Jon Walker

    The American health insurance marketplace is sadly dominated by a bad mix of overconfidence combined with significant ignorance. While a majority of adults under 65 think they understand their policy, only a tiny fraction can even correctly answer a rather…
  • Kobane May Be an Example, Just Not One That the US Intends

    22 October 2014, 3:24 pm by: Peter Van Buren

    Only last week, when Turkey refused to assist Kurdish fighters in the Syrian city of Kobane, even as those Kurds were losing ground to ISIS fighters, and the U.S. was directing its airstrikes against far-away targets in Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry said…
  • BREAKING: Shooting Shuts Down Canadian Parliament, Multiple Shooters Reported

    22 October 2014, 2:19 pm by: DSWright

    Earlier today in Ottawa an unidentified gunman shot and killed a Canadian soldier before entering the Canadian Parliament building and opening fire. Parliament was in session and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was evacuated as law enforcement exchanged…
  • Washington Post Editorial Board Goes Full Reefer Madness

    22 October 2014, 1:14 pm by: Jon Walker

    The Washington Post editorial board already came out against Initiative 71, which would legalize marijuana in the D.C., in an error ridden op-ed they still refuse to issue a correction for. Now they are doubling down with this Reefer Madness op-ed against the…
  • Video Shows ISIS Getting Weapons Meant For Kurds, Pentagon To Investigate

    22 October 2014, 12:09 pm by: DSWright

    The Department of Defense has launched an investigation into its airdrop program for Syria after a video surfaced on youtube showing ISIS fighters going through an airdrop package meant for Kurdish forces. The airdrop occurred around the contested city of…
  • New Poll Gives Republicans Eight Point Lead in Generic Ballot Due to Low Democratic Turnout

    22 October 2014, 11:04 am by: Jon Walker

    The news for Democrats is not looking good. The latest AP-GfK poll found Republicans with an eight point lead in the generic ballot among likely voters. This is the largest lead for Republicans in any generic ballot poll this year.
  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Says Poor Will Get Too Much Power If Protesters Win

    22 October 2014, 9:59 am by: DSWright

    Points for honesty? Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying gave a rather blunt explanation for why the Occupy Central pro-democracy protesters could not succeed – it would give poor people in Hong Kong too much power. Chief Executive Leung disclosed his…
  • The Roundup

    22 October 2014, 8:45 am by: BrandonJ

    - Lawrence Wilkerson, former U.S. government official, joins The Real News to provide an update on the nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1; Journalist Gareth Porter provides his own perspective of talks here.…
  • Oh good plan!

    22 October 2014, 4:30 am by: Attaturk

    I’m sure it will make you all sad and depressed to think that Scott Walker has a fighting shot at once again retaining his Governorship of Wisconsin. But this may make you feel a bit better…

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