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Maryland Lawmakers Take Up Police Reform After Baltimore Unrest

By Ian Simpson<p>WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) - Baltimore rioting over the death of a black man from injuries in police custody is spurring Maryland lawmakers to take action on criminal justice reform after legislation stalled in the statehouse.<p>Legislators hope that the death of Freddie Gray, 25, can …

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Why UFO activists are excited about another Clinton presidency

Illustration by Ivylise Simones; Clinton: Brian Cahn/Zuma; UFO: <a …

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This man has read the TPP, can't legally tell us the details, but says Warren's criticisms are right

Labor organizations oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership Trade deal in a rally outside of the Capitol in May 2014.<p>His name is Michael Wessel. He has …

Bernie Sanders Exposes 18 CEOs who took Trillions in Bailouts, Evaded Taxes and Outsourced Jobs

Sen. Bernie Sanders fired back at 80 CEOs who wrote a letter lecturing America about deficit reduction by released a report detailing how 18 of these …

Koch Cabal CHARTS: ALEC's Top Ten Original Corporate Donors

Who would have guessed that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation help fund this sidestep democracy organization. Here are two charts showing who …

5 Chris Christie scandals that blow #Bridgegate out of the water

The New Jersey governor has reportedly used Hurricane Sandy relief money for political purposes, and so much worse<p>Last week, a Monmouth University poll found that 50 percent of New Jersey’s adults believed Chris Christie was personally involved in the ongoing #Bridgegate scandal, a massive PR …

Israeli Youth: 'We Refuse to Serve in the Occupation Army'

"If necessary, I will go to jail."<p>Those are the words of 17-year-old Dafna Rothstein Landman, one of 60 and counting Israeli youth who signed an open …

Student Suspended for Speaking Native American Language - Indian Country Media Network

After a 12-year-old Menominee student spoke her Native language during class, she was suspended from playing in that night’s basketball game, and …

Freddie Gray officer threatened to kill himself and ex-partner's husband, court document alleges

Baltimore lieutenant Brian Rice, who has been charged with manslaughter over Gray’s death, was disciplined over incidents and twice had guns confiscated<p>The Baltimore police lieutenant charged with the manslaughter of Freddie Gray allegedly threatened to kill himself and the husband of his …

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Avi Shlaim on liberal Zionism, the ‘dead’ two-state solution, and colonial pizza

Avi Shlaim, one of the leading Israeli “New Historians” (along with Ilan Pappé and Benny Morris), is an incredibly principled and thorough scholar. …

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