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Chris Hedges: Halfway to Freedom

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT Shows on Aug 28, 2016

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the business of privately-run halfway houses with civil rights attorney Stanley Cohen.

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Politics

Taking BDS Viral: Stanley Cohen OpEd

Just when will an article on Palestinian human rights ever go viral? My hope is NOW.

It is not cheap to make all the news that’s fetid to print. 413 more words

Palestine

BDS is a war Israel can't win

BDS is a war Israel can’t win Israel’s apologists would call the BDS campaign “immoral”, but the slander is laughably false. 1,775 more words

Understanding the School to Prison Pipeline, Cincinnati tour: Avondale

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America’s prison-industrial-complex becomes an ever larger sector of the global economy with every passing year: it’s not going to change until we own the ability to break the vicious cycle at its deepest roots. 176 more words

Human Rights

Incarceration Industries and US

Prisons, Portfolios and Humans as Resources

Prisons are like factory farms: in an American mindset they are just there. Small town employment opportunities depend on their existence, it’s what holds many small communities together: the jail, the slaughterhouse, the slightly trained health services workers, the armed-services recruitment center. 565 more words

Human Rights

Kalief Browder Learned How to Commit Suicide on Rikers

Jennifer Gonnerman is the journalist I credit with introducing me to a young man trapped as thoroughly as the protagonist Kafka introduced in his uncompleted novel… 241 more words

Human Rights

Xenophobia and the Church Militant

Al Kresta

The über orthodox Al Kresta owns the drive-time slot on Ave Maria Communications (he is also their CEO). His scholarly tones suggest intellectual curiosity, unfortunately that curiosity seems to cast suspicion on  “the stranger” or “the other.” 312 more words

Prison