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India: 17 men charged with raping 12-year-old girl over months

Seventeen men have appeared in court in the south Indian city of Chennai charged with repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl over the course of seven months.<p>The case is generating intense anger, including from the city’s legal fraternity, some of whom were part of a mob that allegedly attacked some …

India

White Passengers Caught on Camera Throwing Objects, Hurling Racial Slurs at Black Tennessee Cyclist 

A Chattanooga, Tenn., cyclist was assaulted and called racial slurs while riding his bike along his usual route in an incident that left his arm …

Hurling

My descent into America's neo-Nazi movement & how I got out | Christian Picciolini | TEDxMileHigh

Neo-nazism

Trump Quietly Pardoned White Domestic Terrorists

YouTube

What is gaslighting? And how do you know if it's happening to you?

It’s an unfortunate reality that happens in personal relationships and by public figures to the peoples they serve.<p>“Oh come on. I never said that.”<p>“You’re just being overly sensitive.”<p>“I don’t know why you’re making such a big deal out of this…”<p>Psychologists use the term “gaslighting” to refer to a …

Domestic Violence

Robert Caro on Power: Lyndon Johnson, Books, Master of the Senate - Interview (2003)

Lyndon Johnson

America is Morally Bankrupt | Ed Schultz | Oxford Union

Bankruptcy

Idiot Yelling at Puerto Rico Shirt Exposes The Stupidity of Racism

Puerto Rico

Americans Crave Group Sex

And other findings from the largest domestic study of sexual desire ever conductedMost Americans don’t experiment with what we truly desire when it …

Comic Books

Russian Hacking Narrative Debunked, CIA Torture Settlement, Burger King Arming Amputees [162]

Burger King

Corruption is Legal in America

YouTube

What You Aren't Being Told About Kamala Harris!

Kamala

Woman calls police on black representative canvassing her own district

The woman who phoned 911 later apologized.<p>A black state representative canvassing a neighborhood in her own district was stopped by a police officer, …

Crime

Listen: Baratunde Thurston Reads "How To Do A Data Detox In a Zillion Easy Steps"

Playback is back. For our second episode, futurist, comedian, writer, and activist Baratunde Thurston joins the podcast with a word — and then …

Donald Trump

Mother of 10-Year-Old Who Came Out as Gay Weeks Before Death Charged with His Murder and Torture

The mother of a 10-year-old Lancaster, California, boy who came out as gay weeks before his death has been arrested and charged with his …

Crime

[157] CNN Propaganda, Cops Are Addicts, Goldman Sachs Takes Over

Goldman Sachs

CIA Fesses Up, Pentagon Admits End of Empire, Rikers Abuse Revealed [158]

CIA

~191~ Zuckerberg Frenzy, Syrᶖa Truth, DĤS Tracking Journalists

Sky-high deductibles broke the US health insurance system

When Carla Jordan and her husband were hit with a cascade of serious medical issues, she knew that at least her family had health insurance through …

Facebook Employees Explain Daily Struggle Of Trying To Care About Company's Unethical Practices When

Do You Have ADHD or Are You Just Tired?

ADHD

The Rise of Racist Porn

In recent years, there’s been a disturbing increase in racist porn. But one black adult performer is fighting back.<p><i>Blacks on Blondes</i>. <i>Blacked</i>. <i>Black</i> …

Civil Rights

BNSF: Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

DOON, Iowa (AP) — An estimated 230,000 gallons (870,619 liters) of crude oil spilled into floodwaters in the northwestern corner of Iowa following a train derailment, a railroad official said Saturday.<p>BNSF spokesman Andy Williams said 14 of 32 oil tanker cars just south of Doon in Lyon County …

Floods

‘You’re going to jail’: Officer fired for abuse of power after pulling over daughter’s boyfriend

The dash cam was mounted just below the police cruiser’s roof, in perfect position to capture the 26-year patrolman’s transformation from concerned father to authority-abusing police officer.<p>On that day in April, John Kovach’s 18-year-old daughter, Katlyn, was dating an 18-year-old her parents …

Crime

Tweeting Oncologist Draws Ire And Admiration For Calling Out Hype

New advances in medicine also tend to come with a hefty dose of hype. Yes, some new cancer drugs in the hot field of precision medicine, which takes into account variables for individual patients, have worked remarkably well for some patients. But while many patients clamor for them, they aren't …

Cancer

[115] Truth About $21 Trillion Missing At The Pentagón w/ David Degraw

YouTube

Amazon & Bezos Screw Homeless In Seattle

Net Neutrality Ends Today - What Does That Mean?

Who Was Ernest Withers?

Empire Files: Silencing Palestine - Prison & Repression