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FBI on Former Black Panther Assata Shakur: ‘We Absolutely Still Consider Her a Threat’

To many, the idea that a woman who spent the majority of her life working against the oppressively racist American government could ever be considered a terrorist in her own

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London: Soldier Chopped to Death by Machete Wielding Terrorist in Broad Daylight [Video]

Sometimes terror is a coordinated effort, even a state sanctioned operation, and at other times, terror is the act of one or two lone outliers. Today in London, terror revealed

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The Urban Poor? Thanks to the Recession, More Poor People Live in Suburbs Than Cities

Not long ago, more poor lived in urban areas than suburbs, but recession changed all that. New data reveals that there are now more poor people in the suburbs than

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Men Account for 53% of R@pe Victims in the U.S. Military

Much has been said about how r@pe has become a devastating aspect of prison life, but did you know that there is a r@pe epidemic in the U.S. military as

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Police Drop All Charges Against 16 Year Old Whose Science Experiment Exploded

After two weeks of protests and petitions, Florida authorities have finally dropped the charges against a teen whose science experiment exploded at Bartow High School. Kiera Wilmot’s combination of household

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Biometric Database of All Americans is Part of Immigration Reform, Could Impact Voting Rights

If you thought immigration reform was only about giving undocumented immigrants amnesty, or a path to citizenship, then you obviously haven’t read the 800 page bill. The current immigration reform

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K!ll Your Masters: Chicago Employees Celebrate New Worker Owned and Operated Business

Workers at the New Era Windows Cooperative have something to truly celebrate. They didn’t just get a job where someone else calls the shots, they built a cooperatively owned and

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Hundreds of Philly Students Walk Out of Class to Protest Budget Cuts

Hundreds of Philadelphia students walked out of class and marched on the steps of City Hall to protest budget cuts on Thursday. Students from Benjamin Franklin High School, the Franklin

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NYPD: ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’ Is the Price We Pay For a Free Society

Everyone knows about the NYPD’s ‘Stop and Frisk’ policy, but are you aware of the rationale behind that policy? Apparently the NYC police and mayor believe that the city’s inhabitants

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