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The M/I Complex costs us each $8.80 per day

We face no military threats or threats resolvable by military means. Yet every day the US Military Industrial Complex costs every American $8.80. In Chicago that totals more than $23 million a day, more than half a billion dollars million a month. While schools close.

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Amnesty International documents human rights violations by Ferguson police

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Good morning:

76 days ago Darren Wilson, a police officer with the Ferguson Police Department, shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown who was running away from him following a tussle with Wilson at Wilson’s police vehicle that ended with Wilson shooting Brown in the arm.

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Nigeria's 'hero doctor' who spotted Ebola

A day after the World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of Ebola, the doctor who treated the country’s first case of the deadly virus and later died from the disease herself is being hailed as a hero for helping stop the outbreak.

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Africa Is A Big Continent!

Africa is the world’s second largest continent. But it’s not unusual for Americans to classify it as a single entity, ignoring the many cultural, economic and geographic differences between its 47 countries.

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Here's What We Should Learn From Nigeria's Incredible Effort To Shut Down Ebola

Americans need only look to Nigeria to calm their fears about an Ebola outbreak in the US.

Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, can provide a “hopeful roadmap to overall containment,”

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Citizen Pulls Over Cop and Lets Him Off With A Verbal Warning (EPIC)

Here at Heightnd we are all about empowering the public to make their lives and the lives of people around them better. We want to encourage people to know and stand up for their rights and be aware that we… 131 more words

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The Struggle for Survival of the Roma People: Europe's Most Hated - YouTube

This is probably too long (17 mins) for you to watch but I’m sure you know what a problem Roma immigration in Europe is.  The horrible thing is, in the case of the Roma my heart is with the right wingers.   80 more words

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