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Israeli Troops Shoot and Kill 14-Year-Old American Citizen At Palestinian Protest

Israeli Troops Shoot and Kill 14-Year-Old American Citizen At Palestinian Protest

Just when it seems that the Israeli Defense Forces could not possibly do anything worse than they did during last Summer’s War on Gaza, Israeli troops go and prove us wrong. This time the IDF has shot and killed an American citizen of Palestinian descent. That American citizen is a 14-year-old teenager who troops dead Friday afternoon. IDF troops shoot the young boy […]

Community Comes Together To Clean Graffiti Off Vandalized Mosque

Community Comes Together To Clean Graffiti Off Vandalized Mosque

Far too often we hear about mosques, synagogues and other places of worship being defaced and vandalized with little resolution coming about as a result of police investigations. Indeed, police in the city of Cold Lake, in Alberta Canada are investigating the vandalism that struck a mosque overnight. But the community decided that they couldn’t wait for a police investigation: […]

Bill Clinton Says Forget About Netanyahu, He’s ‘Not The Guy’ For Peace

Bill Clinton Says Forget About Netanyahu, He’s ‘Not The Guy’ For Peace

Bill Clinton went on record about the recently Israeli War on Gaza, saying that if Israelis and Palestinians want peace, they’re going to have to forget about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The unwillingness of the Israeli government to seek peace with the people of Gaza specifically, and Palestinians in general, has set the former U.S. President in sharp contrast […]

Protesters Flood Subway To Defend Musicians From Illegal NYPD Abuse

Protesters Flood Subway To Defend Musicians From Illegal NYPD Abuse

You may remember a few videos that recently went viral, recording New York City street performers and musicians being arrested by police officers for nothing more than playing music. In one of such videos, officers even acknowledge that the performers are not doing anything illegal. That doesn’t seem to deter officers from slapping handcuffs on them them and seizing their private property, […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Activism, Free Speech, General Interest, Police
Anti-Police Brutality Protesters Shut Down Highway To Highlight Broken System

Anti-Police Brutality Protesters Shut Down Highway To Highlight Broken System

The National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation began 19 years ago, but recently it has been taking on a whole new degree of importance. With the shootings of unarmed citizens like Mike Brown, 18, Dillon Taylor, 20 and John Crawford, 22, and so many other prominent examples of police murder of unarmed […]

FBI Investigating Cop Who Stole Money During Traffic Stops

FBI Investigating Cop Who Stole Money During Traffic Stops

A Canton, Ohio citizen has raised some pretty big allegations against Patrolman Thomas Hastings, Jr. Perhaps more surprising than the allegations themselves is the fact that Hastings is sitting at home on unpaid administrative leave, and the FBI has gotten involved. The complaint alleges that Officer Hastings stole a man’s money during a traffic stop earlier in 2014. Canton Police […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Corruption, Courts, Cover-Up, Crime, Police
Gays For Guns ‘Pink Pistols’ Group Says Self-Defense Is Their Human Right

Gays For Guns ‘Pink Pistols’ Group Says Self-Defense Is Their Human Right

The first time I saw an open carrying Pink Pistol member was when Counter Current News covered the “Open Carry” protest against the shooting of John Crawford by Beavercreek Police Officer John Crawford. The open carry protest, organized by Ohio Open Carry highlighted the fact that nothing John Crawford was doing was illegal when he stood in a remote aisle […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Activism, Guns, Sexual Orientation
Outrage Erupts On the Streets of Salt Lake City Against Police Shooting of Unarmed Youth

Outrage Erupts On the Streets of Salt Lake City Against Police Shooting of Unarmed Youth

Private citizens of Salt Lake City and surrounding areas recently took to the streets in the heart of downtown, demanding justice for victims of police brutality and killings. The protests took place yesterday against these unwarranted deaths, apparently focused on the killing of unarmed Dillon Taylor. The activists also highlighted the unnecessary use of lethal force against people like Darrien […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Activism, Cover-Up, Crime, Police
Three-Part Justice For John Crawford Protest, Saturday at Walmart and Beavercreek Police Department

Three-Part Justice For John Crawford Protest, Saturday at Walmart and Beavercreek Police Department

This Saturday there is a major three-part protest planned, demanding justice for John Crawford. The three-part action is planned for October 25th, starting with the Early Vote Block Party associated with the Ohio Student Association which has been central to many John Crawford actions. The morning activity begins with the OSA encouraging Greene County, Ohio voters to go to their […]

McDonalds Tries To Scrub History of ‘Pink Slime’ Use, Grossing Consumers Out In the Process

McDonalds Tries To Scrub History of ‘Pink Slime’ Use, Grossing Consumers Out In the Process

It’s only been two years since McDonald’s announced that it would discontinue the use of the controversial “pink slime” meat product known as “boneless lean beef trimmings” in its burgers. But now the corporation is acting as though they never used this at all, and that they are astonished that anyone would associate their products with the ammonia-filled goo. The use of […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · General Interest, Health, Health Care