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U.S. spending on prisons grew at three times rate of school spending: report | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. state and local spending on prisons and jails grew at three times the rate of spending on schools over the last 33 years as the number of Americans behind bars ballooned under a spate of harsh sentencing laws, a government report released Thursday said.<p>The East Block for condemned …

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History Lesson: Bernie Sanders is no 'Communist,' and 'Democratic Socialists' are as American as Apple Pie.

Is Senator Bernie Sanders (DS-Vt.) a Communist? So says the <i>New York Post</i>, Donald Trump, and a confusing mix of politicos left and right trying to undercut him as a candidate for President of the United States.<p>The fact is, no label in American politics had been used more destructively or cavalierly …

Nearly 20% of Trump Fans Think Freeing the Slaves Was a Bad Idea

Donald Trump appears to have high levels of support among the nation’s intolerant population, according to a New York <i>Times</i> deep dive into polling …

10 Famous Logos Affected By Their Products

Italian industrial product designer Marco Schembri decided to show what famous logos would look like if they were affected by their own products. …

Sanders' Latino Outreach Director: 'El Bernie' Has Strong Support

LAS VEGAS – Before becoming part of Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff, Arturo Carmona, 37, was part of a Latino group that focused on youth and online organizing. The organization, Presente.org targeted Democrats for voting against expanded deportation relief for immigrants illegally here and …

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