Pew Center: ‘5 facts about illegal immigration in the U.S.’

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Via Pew Research Center – “The number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has stabilized in recent years after decades of rapid growth. But there have been shifts More...

Text-Video: President Obama’s Remarks to the Nation on Immigration

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For a simplified breakdown of President Obama’s remarks and action on immigration, and for more information on the President’s position on immigration policy, visit More...

(Audio NPR) Six Words: ‘With Kids, I’m Dad. Alone, Thug’

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Via NPR – “Marc Quarles is African-American, with a German wife and two biracial children — a son, 15, and daughter, 13. The family lives in Pacific Grove, a predominantly More...

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(Audio NPR) Six Words: ‘With Kids, I’m Dad. Alone, Thug’

Via NPR – “Marc Quarles is African-American, with a German wife and two biracial children — a son, 15, and daughter, 13. The family lives in Pacific Grove, a predominantly More...

Intercept: How the CIA Watched Over the Destruction of Gary Webb

Ryan Devereaux via The Intercept – “Eighteen years after it was published, “Dark Alliance,” the San Jose Mercury News’s bombshell investigation into links More...

Forbes: Tackling The Real Unemployment Rate: 12.6%

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Via Louis Efron, Forbes.com – “Despite the significant decrease in the official U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics(BLS) More...

Philadelphia Earns Millions By Seizing Cash And Homes From People Never Charged With A Crime

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Via Forbes Magazine – Chris Sourovelis has never had any trouble with the law or been accused of any crime. More...

Image via PhotosofWar.net Berlin Wall History – 1961 to 1989 (See Videos)

Via The History Channel – “On August 13, 1961, the Communist government of the German Democratic...

Image via Al Jazeera America AJZ: Why have the most recent kidnappings in Mexico sparked such outrage?

Via Al Jazeera America – “It has been nearly six weeks since 43 students went missing...

Image via the Los Angeles Times LA Times: African migrants in Russia describe ‘hell on Earth’

Via the LA Times – “The hardships faced by African migrants, refugees and asylum seekers living...

Berlin Wall History – 1961 to 1989 (See Videos)

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Via The History Channel – “On August 13, 1961, the Communist government of the German Democratic More...

Intercept: How the CIA Watched Over the Destruction of Gary Webb

Ryan Devereaux via The Intercept – “Eighteen years after it was published, “Dark Alliance,” the San Jose Mercury News’s bombshell investigation into..

South Dakota Native American Children Transfered to State Mental Health, Corrections Facilities

Via Lakota Law – “South Dakota’s Department of Social Services is transferring Lakota foster children to the Department of Corrections and..

(Video) Columbia Univ. Student, Sexual Assault Victim ‘Carries the Weight’

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Emma Sulkowicz, a Columbia University senior, is one of more than 20 Columbia and Barnard students who filed More...

A Rant on the Downward Spiral

A brilliant friend of mine recently posted an article on Facebook about Josh Marks, Master Chef contestant who committed suicide on..

BBC: How to Make a Human Heart

Via BBC – In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 second. While stents, transplants, angioplasty, by-pass operations, drugs and..
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