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Two thoughts from Sinclair and Hightower

Upton Sinclair said in 1935:

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!” … 161 more words

US House

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

US Supreme Court Justice Scalia says Constitution allows torture

By Joseph Kishore
December 17, 2014
World Socialist Web Site

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the longest-serving justice on the country’s highest judicial body, has proclaimed torture legitimate and in accordance with the US Constitution. 872 more words

USA

Patenting Human Genes in the Global Market

Below, you will find the abstract for my research paper for my Fall, 2014 class “Origins and Implications of the Knowledge Society.” The paper needed to be at least 20 pages for the class. 465 more words

Government

Employers Do Not Have to Pay Employees for the Time Spent in a Security Screening After Work, Says the U.S. Supreme Court.

Amazon warehouse employees can’t seem to catch a break. A few years ago, the media was abuzz with the stories about the grueling conditions inside the company’s warehouses. 666 more words

Fair Labor Standards Act

How We Use Water in the Southeast Will Now Be Determined By the US Supreme Court

When you go into land in just look out the window and just look at the complete lack of planning. There’s not even zoning laws. They’ll build like a skyscraper next to a house, next to a gun range, then there’s like a f***ing daycare center.

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Law And Government

It’s Now Illegal In Illinois To Film Cops

Or any government officials, for that matter

An amendment to a Senate bill in Illinois has been overwhelmingly passed to ensure that recording police officers and government officials is now a felony. 329 more words

Government