An In-depth look into what's happening in Hong Kong right now. →

John Oliver breaks down our drone program.

Doubts cast on witness's account of black man killed by police in Walmart →

A combination of bad occurrences lead to John Crawford’s death. Don’t get me wrong, the cops are easily as much to blame here. But let’s not forget the 9-1-1 caller who said Crawford was loading a gun and pointing it at children. Then changed his story later, and unfortunately too late.

The Redskins' Name - Catching Racism →

Watch and laugh as Jason Jones destroys Dan Snyder!

guardian:

Corporate whistleblowers can collect as much as $30 million for disclosing secrets about their employers cheating on taxes and violating securities law.
National security whistleblowers, on the other hand, struggle to find jobs and make ends meet. Full story »

guardian:

Corporate whistleblowers can collect as much as $30 million for disclosing secrets about their employers cheating on taxes and violating securities law.

National security whistleblowers, on the other hand, struggle to find jobs and make ends meet. Full story »

Published on 25 Sep 2014 Reblogged from guardian

Threat against Emma Watson was a stunt to shut down 4chan →

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Ferguson protesters gather for highway shutdown.

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vicemag:

The Fake Abortion Clinics of America

Women across America who are seeking abortions are accidentally booking appointments at crisis pregnancy centers—pro-life, government-funded religious centers that don’t provide abortions, but instead try to talk women out of terminating their pregnancies.

VICE News investigated the misleading practices used by crisis pregnancy centers to draw in women with unplanned pregnancies, and the misinformation that is spread to discourage them from pursuing abortions.

guardian:

2000 was the most recent year in which more small businesses were started than ones that were shut dow.
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guardian:

2000 was the most recent year in which more small businesses were started than ones that were shut dow.

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Published on 15 Sep 2014 Reblogged from guardian