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“America’s moment of reckoning”: Cornel West says nationwide uprising is sign of “empire imploding”

“There is a connection between the seeds that you sow of violence externally and internally.”

Four Marines Dead: Semi-Automatic Assault Weapons Are a Security Problem for the US

Now that four Marines have died at the hands of a civilian who was armed with a semi-automatic weapon, is it time we discuss a ban on such weapons? Assault weapons are a significant source of mayhem and security problems in the U.S.

‘Black Sludge’ Pours Out Of Texas Town’s Faucets Days After FBI Arrests Nearly Every...

The problem is summed up in just a few words: "There's not really anyone in charge."

How Americans Hate: 8-fold Increase in Islamophobic Crime Since 2000

We should never forget that hate is not just an emotion displayed by an ugly set of the mouth at a rally; it turns into broken noses and broken ribs and burned-down buildings.

455 million year old species in danger of becoming extinct

Horseshoe crabs predate the dinosaurs by more than 200 million years.

Former top aide to NY Gov. Cuomo sentenced to 6yrs in prison

Although Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not been charged in the case, his administration has taken official state action to benefit large companies that paid bribes to his former top aide.

Bernie Sanders Visits the Neighborhood Where Freddie Gray was Murdered

Senator Sanders likened what he saw in the impoverished area to a Third World country: “Anyone who took the walk that we took around this neighborhood would not think you are in a wealthy nation."

Videotaping A Crime Is Not A Crime

Videotaping a crime is not a crime. It's a public service. Police harassment of citizens who provide video evidence of police brutality has to stop.

DOJ Report Criticizes Philadelphia Police Department’s Use of Deadly Force

The Philadelphia police commissioner hired the Justice Department in 2013 to investigate the rising incidents of officer-involved shootings. What the DOJ found was a history of misconduct and scandals, backing up the public's mistrust of the department.

Trump Tours Flood-Ravaged Louisiana But Thinks Climate Change Is A Hoax

He talked to volunteers and victims, signed autographs, and left.