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Brazil truckers strike drags on as gov't talks stall

Marcelo Teixeira and Reese Ewing – Reuters, 2/25/2015

Truckers who blocked roads in 10 Brazilian states in an eighth day of protests struggled to find a solution in talks with the government on Wednesday to end a strike that has disrupted food and fuel supplies. 60 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Yo Tambien Exigo

The open-mic protest that was to take place in Havana was stopped by Cuban authorities. They arrested , from what the article says, at least 3 dissidents who were planning to hold this free speech protest. 47 more words

Civil Rights

Blood Ban Against Homosexuals Revised

FDA has revised their blood donation policy that bans homosexual men from donating blood. Their new policy would stipulate that homosexual men will be allowed to donate blood if they are celibate for at least a year. 89 more words

Civil Rights

Police Brutality Round-up

After the Ferguson riots, it is apparent that the number of police brutality incidents have spiked rather than decreased.  Cases like that of Eric Garner in New York City who was killed after a local police officer used  chokehold on the man ( that was angst the policies of NYPD) have instilled a general sense of distress and resentment towards the police force in the general public. 74 more words

Civil Rights

Police Cameras

President Obama has begun a pilot program that will equip police officers of the country with body cameras. After the various riots against police and police brutality incidents president Obama and Congress are over seeing a program that will provide at least 32 million dollars to local police departments.  39 more words

Civil Rights

big houses

I am hell bent on bugging in. I spent 20 years close enough to the federal government to believe the dog was eating its tail at a terrific rate.  709 more words


the discretionary bag


There is nothing cooler and expensive than a well stocked bug out bag. But, as I continue to learn this prepping craft, I don’t see priority in the bug out concept.  357 more words