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The Ex-Worker #32: White Supremacy and Capitalism, From 1492 to Ferguson

From Crimethinc.

#32: White Supremacy and Capitalism, from 1492 to Ferguson – Rebellion has erupted around the country in the aftermath of grand jury decisions to allow the murderers of Mike Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York to go free without legal charges. 213 more words

Trip Up the Natchez Trace

Billy and I take this trip at least once a year.   We always see something new; something we didn’t see before,even though it was there.  It’s a relaxing drive and enjoyable to envision life as it must have been hundreds of years ago as people traveled the Trace, and the struggles they must have overcome  or in some cases lost their lives trying. 49 more words

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Lets all go to the Kentucky Derby

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Mark Newnham is Gai’s 2ic. He is a trainer in waiting and a ripping bloke to boot. Next year he is hosting a tour to the Kentucky Derby. 1,415 more words

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Port Fairy Cup

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Please enjoy a refurbished story about the Port Fairy Cup then at the bottom there might be a few tips.

The 21st of December 1929 was a Saturday like any other in Australian history. 1,107 more words

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Police Violence Is Not A Problem Because Of Its Invisibility

From Ben Brucato

For months, in response to the killing of Michael Brown, Ferguson and Saint Louis have been sites of ongoing rebellion, with frequent actions of solidarity throughout the United States. 972 more words

A Bit of History: HMS Hood and "Failure to Launch"

First, let’s go ahead and take care of the obvious.  HMS Hood was sunk in the Battle of the Denmark Strait on May 24, 1941.  She was sent to the bottom by the German battleship  907 more words

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The Magic Millions

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The first Magic Millions event for the year has been run and won, and it is no surprise that the race was won by Gai. 907 more words

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