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Anonymous #OpGCHQ Protest @ UK Spy Base 08/29-09/01


08/29/2014

A four-day protest against GCHQ mass surveillance, organized by the hacktivist collective Anonymous, has begun outside Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters spy base in Cheltenham. 678 more words

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Champion’s breakfast
I ordered a whole new world 
at Mickey’s Drive-Thru

 

Poetry

Dr. King's "Race Card:" What American History Forgot To Inform You

 

“Yes, I am Black and Proud. I”m Black and I’m Beautiful.” Dr. Martin Luther King

In the spirit of playing cards because I love “Spades,” many folks refer to the “race card,” which assume they are “calling a spade a spade” or “telling it like it is.”  But, little do they know that “calling a spade a spade” is a racial slur which dates back to a time of the Aristophanes in 120 AD.  196 more words

Activism

Nobody Knows How Many Americans The Police Kill Each Year | FiveThirtyEight

Some reporting has put forward one of the only figures available: the approximately 400 “justifiable police homicides” each year since 2008, according to the FBI’s annual Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR). 178 more words

Americas

#Serco overcharging costs #NHS millions (#UK #Politics #Austerity)

An exclusive report in The Independent newspaper reveals that one of the government’s ‘preferred partners’, Serco, is costing the NHS millions every year in overcharging for basic services. 1,793 more words

Government & Politics

Australia - Indonesia Enhanced Intelligence Co Operation

via digitalfolklore

Amongst Flashing cameras and handshaking VIPs the petite Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop signs an attachment to the Lombok Security Agreement with Enhanced Intelligence CoOperations. 257 more words

Big Brother

Surfer (Mag) takes a stand

Credit to Surfer’s environmental stance

The very atoll Kelly Slater is sitting on could be underwater in a few short years. Picture: Getty

By Roger Cox… 742 more words

Activism