Questions on the sources of reporting in the New York Times portraying Michael Brown as the aggressor in the encounter with Officer Darren Wilson leading to Brown’s death in Ferguson, MO.
|By: Masoninblue Tuesday October 21, 2014 1:30 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday October 21, 2014 12:25 pm|
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by nearly one hundred Seattle police officers, who claimed a “use of force” policy adopted in response to a Justice Department lawsuit violated their constitutional rights to defend themselves.
|By: DSWright Tuesday October 21, 2014 11:20 am|
In the aftermath of the exposure of the Federal Reserve collaborating with Goldman Sachs to prevent the bank from being accountable for breaking the law, Fed officials warned Wall Street that if banks did not cut back on reckless and criminal behavior they might finally face penalties including being broken up. The warnings were issued by Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo and Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley in speeches behind closed doors. The prepared remarks were published and appear to indicate an attempt to change the corrupt culture at the Federal Reserve.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 21, 2014 10:15 am|
According to Pew Research, Liberals have far broader sources of news than Conservatives who rely predominantly on Fox News and talk radio.
|By: solartopia Tuesday October 21, 2014 9:10 am|
A green-powered future is our only hope.
A planet run by King CONG—Coal, Oil, Nukes & Gas—cannot be sustained.
But to get beyond it, our Solartopian vision must embrace more than just a technological transformation. It also demands social, political and spiritual transcendence.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday October 21, 2014 8:05 am|
Protesters approached the St. Louis County Justice Center while holding pumpkins marked “racism,” “police brutality” and “white privilege.” They planned to smash the pumpkins in front of the police station to make a point about the disparity in media coverage of primarily white college students rioting in Keene, New Hampshire, and media coverage of reaction in Ferguson, Missouri, to white police officer Darren Wilson who killed an unarmed black teenager named Mike Brown.
|By: DSWright Tuesday October 21, 2014 7:00 am|
US military and humanitarian aid going to ISIS via direct aid and bribes through “taxes.”
|By: BrandonJ Tuesday October 21, 2014 5:45 am|
“What does Karl Marx put on his pasta? Communist Manipesto!” – Colbert
- In a change of policy, Kurds are now allowed to cross through Turkey to fight against the ISIL
- It seems it is cheaper to get streaming programs than to get cable. Significantly cheaper.
|By: Attaturk Tuesday October 21, 2014 1:30 am|
I imagine this really builds one’s faith in governmental decision-making.