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BBC - Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers'

As the Christmas season descends upon us and as we rush to purchase the newest offerings from Apple (I have a MacBook Air and an iPhone, iPad and iPod) we should consider who actually makes these products and at what cost. 362 more words

Social Justice

The Oppression Inside of Me

I collect experiences, my own and others. My worldview is an infinite puzzle, built piece by piece from my collection of experiences, the good, the bad, the ugly. 828 more words

Lifestyle

Darkest of the Dark: Utterly Incoherent Tom Coburn Says It's Too Expensive To Try to Stop 22 Veterans A Day From Killing Themselves

By Abby Zimet
December 18, 2014
Common Dreams, December 17, 2014

Despite an epidemic of astonishing proportions – 22 veterans a day so broken by grief, shame, horror or trauma they resolve not to live another day – retiring, grandstanding, incoherent obstructionist Sen. 356 more words

USA

US Supreme Court decision broadens police powers of search and seizure

By Nick Barrickman
December 18, 2014
World Socialist Web Site

In a blow to the Fourth Amendment’s protection against unreasonable searches and seizures, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that evidence obtained by police under a false reading of the law is never the less admisable in court on the grounds that the officer made a “reasonable mistake.” 442 more words

Police State

A call for a new multilateral refugee policy

Notwithstanding today’s welcome news of a reprieve for 31 Australian born babies and their families destined for Nauru detention, and that they will now remain in Australia for processing of claims to asylum, this church’s leaders issue the following statement: 228 more words

Social Justice

Daniel Burston: Corruption in the Mental Health Professions -- Psychology, Psychiatry and the “New Normal” 

                 

The Social Psychology of Corruption

Ask yourself the following question; “What is the most corrupt place in the world?” Forget Sodom and Gomorrah. Forget Caligula’s Rome. 6,242 more words

Social Justice

We Know About Michael Brown and Eric Garner But What About Kelly Thomas?

The recent deaths of two black men at the hands of white police officers in Ferguson, MO and Staten Island, NY have dominated the headlines recently and several of the concerns these events have raised are extremely important.   953 more words

Ferguson

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