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Labor Day Parade

One of the largest cultural celebrations in NYC is the Labor Day parade. Residents and non-residents of NYC travel to the notorious borough, Brooklyn, to celebrate and bask in the ambience of the festival called J’Ouvert, which is held before dawn each Labor Day. 179 more words

Opinion

A look at the 13 Ottawa homicides so far in 2016

It’s been a bad year for homicides in the capital with 13 so far in 2016 – the most killings in the city since 2013. Of the 13 homicides investigated by Ottawa police this year, charges have been laid in four. 509 more words

Local News

The MisEducation of America

“You can jail a revolutionary, but you can’t jail a revolution…….. you can’t murder freedom fighting; and if you do, you’ll come up with answers that don’t answer, explanations that don’t explain, you’ll come up conclusions that don’t conclude”—— Fred Hampton… 721 more words

#blacklivesmatter

Shots fired, police attend crash at Victoria Avenue and Francis Street

Police were sent to a scene where shots were fired on Saturday afternoon.

Around 2:40 p.m., members of the Regina Police Service arrived at the corner of Victoria Avenue and Francis Street after getting a report of gunshots and a motor vehicle accident. 113 more words

Local News

Washington Mall Shooting Suspect Was ‘Zombie-Like’ During Arrest

The 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting said nothing and appeared “zombie-like” when he was arrested by authorities nearly 24 hours into an intense manhunt, authorities said. 980 more words

Leadership

Remember the One, not the Statistic

                “The death of one is a tragedy, the death of a million is a statistic.”

This was supposedly said by Joseph Stalin in 1942, but however was stolen from an article by German journalist Kurt Tucholsky in 1925, either way it shouldn’t be the case. 1,413 more words

Homophobia

America the Violent

I’m months removed from my country and an ocean away, and from here in Ireland we Americans seem such a violent people, obsessed by guns and far too quick to use them. 110 more words

Politics