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New Bill Will Stop Work Marijuana Tests

New Bill Will Stop Work Marijuana Tests

A new bill will prohibit employers from screening potential employees for marijuana use. Employers, under the new bill, won’t be able to test applicants for marijuana in Washington D.C. until they have made a conditional job offer. The bill has already been approved by the D.C. Council, and was approved unanimously Tuesday. The proposal was sponsored by Council member Vincent […]

Texas Police Shoot Unarmed Naked Teen

Texas Police Shoot Unarmed Naked Teen

Austin police identified the naked, unarmed teenager who was shot and killed by an officer on Monday in Northeast Austin as David Joseph, 17. The officer who fired on the unarmed teen was Geoffrey Freeman, who has been on the job for 11 years. “All of our officer-involved shootings are tragedies,” Austin police Chief of Staff Brian Manley said, without […]

Police Brutality Protester Kills Himself In Front of Ohio Statehouse

Police Brutality Protester Kills Himself In Front of Ohio Statehouse

“Let the record show that I pissed on the state house before I left,” MarShawn McCarrell posted on Facebook Monday, before taking his life on the steps of Ohio’s Statehouse Monday. The anti-police brutality activist was well known for his activism, protesting against police violence and killings – particularly of those unarmed victims in the state of Ohio. McCarrel, 23, shot himself […]

Montana Judge Refuses To Convict Anyone of Marijuana Possession

Montana Judge Refuses To Convict Anyone of Marijuana Possession

This is jury nullification in action, and as a result, a Montana judge has refused to convict anyone of marijuana possession. In Montana, Teuray Cornell was arrested on a marijuana possession charge. But he only had about as much marijuana as it would take to roll a single joint. The police tried to suggest that he was a marijuana dealer […]

Protester Nails Politician in the Face With Giant Dildo for Supporting the TPP

Protester Nails Politician in the Face With Giant Dildo for Supporting the TPP

On Thursday, a protester in New Zealand threw a pink dildo at a high-ranking politician to voice dissent against the recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The multinational trade deal has drawn severe criticism around the world for what many say is the codification of corporate hegemony. New Zealand’s economic development minister, Steven Joyce, was attending an event celebrating New Zealand’s […]

FBI Arrests Every Corrupt Politician In Texas City

FBI Arrests Every Corrupt Politician In Texas City

When Joel Barajas showed up to work at the office last Friday, he was alone. That’s because he was the only Crystal City council member who hadn’t been arrested, facing felony charges. Officials in the Texas city had all been arrested arrested the day before, under a federal indictment accusing them of taking tens of thousands of dollars in bribes […]

Giuliani Blasts Beyonce’s Super Bowl Show As ‘Attack’ On Police

Giuliani Blasts Beyonce’s Super Bowl Show As ‘Attack’ On Police

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani is outraged at what he calls Beyonce’s “attack” on the police during the Super Bowl halftime show. “I think it was outrageous,” Giuliani said about the performance, which addressed police brutality and even referenced armed resistance against such illegal police violence. On Fox News Monday, Giuliani said that, “the halftime show I thought […]

Michigan Senate Passes Bill Banning Oral and Anal Sex, Violators Face 15 Years In Prison

Michigan Senate Passes Bill Banning Oral and Anal Sex, Violators Face 15 Years In Prison

The Michigan Senate has just passed a bill that outlaws both oral and anal sex, and classifies this as a felony. Michigan already has a state law that punishes anal sex with a prison sentence of up to a 15-years. The U.S. Supreme Court, however, decided in the 2003 case Lawrence v. Texas that these laws are inherently unconstitutional. They invalided them in 13 states. But the […]

Monsanto Proven To Be The Source of White Phosphorus Used in Gaza Massacre

Monsanto Proven To Be The Source of White Phosphorus Used in Gaza Massacre

ST. LOUIS — Monsanto Corporation, the agribusiness giant best known for its pesticides and genetically-modified crops, also manufactured white phosphorous for the U.S. government over at least the past 20 years. Used in incendiary military weapons, the United States sold white phosphorous-based weapons to Israel, which used those weapons to commit brutal war crimes against Palestinians living in Gaza in […]

Cops Nearly Got Away With Torturing This College Student To Death

Cops Nearly Got Away With Torturing This College Student To Death

No, it didn’t happen in Guantanamo Bay, or Abu Ghraib – this beating, torture and murder of an inmate took place right in the United States. Matthew Ajibade was a 22-year-old college student who had his whole life ahead of him. That was before he was found dead in restraints in a Georgia county jail on New Years Day. Now, […]