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New Philly police contract gives Ramsey more powers

By Troy Graham (Inquirer) – A day after six Philadelphia police narcotics officers were charged in a sprawling federal corruption probe, Mayor Nutter announced Thursday that an arbitrator has awarded police a new contract that gives the commissioner long-sought powers to transfer officers in and out of the department’s drug and internal affairs units. 243 more words

Local News

Stop. Think. Respect.

Beyond Blue is an Australian organisation dedicated to providing services and raising awareness surrounding depression and anxiety. This week, they launched a new campaign targeting passive racism against Indigenous Australians. 441 more words

Opinion

This Land is Mine.

This is genius.  Check out the link below to see who is killing who.

Go here to learn whose who in this video..( blog.ninapaley.com/2012/10/01/this-land-is-mine/ )

Public Interest

First Look has changed direction, but where is it going?

Recently First Look Media announced that it was changing its business model and it would not be offering a suite of digital magazines. Instead, it will focus on The Intercept and an unnamed digital magazine to be run by Matt Taibbi. 574 more words

Journalism

ACLU: Philly cops continue to arrest civilians for lawful photography

By Daniel Denvir (City Paper) – The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania today filed its latest lawsuit accusing Philadelphia police of illegally arresting civilians who observe or record them in action. 108 more words

Local News