Monthly Archives: September 2014

History of economic exploitation still hinders black Americans


  Once again, Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist and commentator David Horsey nails it.   Now that the confrontation between outraged black protesters and heavily armed white police in Ferguson, Mo., has subsided, most of America has moved on to … Continue reading

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Immigration. And Capitalism.


It seems recently I’ve started seeing a bit of a new trend. Or the beginnings of one (if it goew well for them I suppose). Broaching the topic of legal immigration, not just illegal immigration. And yet…like so many issues … Continue reading

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The Day the Music Died ( R.I.P. Ipod Classic )


So on september 9th, after Apples announcement of the New Iphone and Aplle Watch, they quietly and uncerimonously removed the Ipod Classic from their store. The Ipod. The device that was announced a month after the 9/11 attacks. A device … Continue reading

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Private Intelligence Network Helps Police Steal, ahem, “Seize” Cash


The Washington Post has just finished running an excellent 3 part series on the rise over the past decade of police targetting cash seizures on our nations highways…and the privately run intellignence networks that aid them. And the many, often … Continue reading

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Latest Fearmongering from the far right- 11 jetliners “missing” in Libya


This one is an interesting study in how the right wing spreads their “news”. This started with a report from the far right “Washington Free Beacon”. A site started by a “journalist” who spent years at the “Washington Times”- a … Continue reading

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CVS Pharmacies in RI to offer otc Narcan to reverse OD’s


Amazing news– even if it’s only one state. CVS Pharmacies has announced that all 80 of their stores in Rhode Island will begin offering Narcan, also known as Naloxone (and long known in many harm reduction circles as “the Lazarus … Continue reading

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