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“Scandal” Went There: Did Shonda Rhimes Get Ferguson Right?

On this week’s episode of Scandal, art imitated life as Olivia Pope and her team found themselves in the middle of Rosemead—just blocks away from the White House, where an African-American teenager named Brandon Parker was gunned down by a police officer. 924 more words

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"Scandal" Went There: Did Shonda Rhimes Get Ferguson Right?

On this week’s episode of Scandal, art imitated life as Olivia Pope and her team found themselves in the middle of Rosemead—just blocks away from the White House, where an African-American teenager named Brandon Parker was gunned down by a police officer. 920 more words

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Peace Protesters Arrested

(Indian Springs, NV) — Las Vegas Metro Police make more than two dozen arrests outside the gates to Creech Air Force Base.

Creech , located northwest of Las Vegas about 45 miles is used to train drone operators and reportedly to control some drones flying missions in Afghanistan and Pakistan. 43 more words

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Plainclothes Officer Justified In Drawing Gun On Oakland Protesters, CHP Finds

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — An investigation by the California Highway Patrol has found a plainclothes officer acted within department policy when he pointed his gun at protesters during an Oakland demonstration last year. 120 more words

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News Corp articles encourage protests

Screaming “Fuck Tony Abbott” down the streets of Melbourne is not going to change the Budget.

Aggressively screaming into the faces of police officers is not going to change the Budget. 394 more words

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Putin's enemies within

Last Sunday, Ben Neal joined demonstration in Moscow in memory of the murdered opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Here he discusses the politics of the demonstration – one of the largest in recent years – and what it reveals about the current state of opposition to Putin’s regime in Russia. 1,321 more words

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Burma Cracks Down on Education Protest at Rangoon Pagoda

(RANGOON, Burma) — Police cracked down on students and other activists opposing Burma’s new education law Thursday, charging protesters with batons and dragging them into trucks at a landmark pagoda in the heart of the old capital. 365 more words