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Democracy Now!

Perhaps the most important independent medi source around that takes it’s job seriousle, insofar as they see themselves as having the mission to report real news, free from corporate influence to those who are affected most and about stories/issues the mainstream propaganda mills won’t touch. 8 more words

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Andrew Hawkins on Justice

I’ve been critical of the NFL on this blog, but these comments from the Cleveland Browns’ Andrew Hawkins deserve universal kudos.

Civil Liberties

Obama Unveils 'New Approach' On Cuba As Former Foes Chart New Course

(NPR.org)

Updated at 2:39 p.m. ET

President Obama announced today the most significant change in U.S. policy toward Cuba in more than 50 years, paving the way for the normalization of relations and the opening of a U.S. 1,002 more words

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Why CSOs In Uganda Should Be Concerned About Deregistration Of 525 NGOs In Kenya

On December 16th, 2014, the NGO Co-ordination Board of Kenya gleefully announced that it had invoked powers bestowed to it by the NGO Co-ordination Act of 1990… 700 more words

Daily Police Misconduct 12.18.14

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-16-14

” Here are the 10 reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday December 16, 2014:

  • Update: Oldham County, Kentucky (First reported 10-14-14): A now-former police officer was sentenced to nine months in jail for sending lewd text messages to a teenager he met during a traffic stop.
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Congressional critics ready to block Obama push to normalize Cuban relations

The historic plan announced by President Obama on Wednesday to normalize relations with Cuba was met with heavy bipartisan resistance on Capitol Hill, raising questions of whether Congress will even consider easing a more than 50-year trade embargo against the communist state — let alone end it. 1,009 more words

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