A Map Of The U.S., If There Had Never Been A Mexican-American War

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Via Mark Strauss, io9.com – “In 1846, President James Polk, driven by a belief in Manifest Destiny, waged a war to seize land from Mexico and expand the nation’s 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. But that hasn’t stopped the City of Philadelphia from trying to More...

Shaneen Allen Faces 11.5 Years in Prison for Honest Mistake. Prosecutor Proceeds to Trial.

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The New Jersey gun possession case involving Shaneen Allen, a single mother from Philadelphia, comes to BBN courtesy of Fox Local News in Houston, TX and Chasing New Jersey. More...

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Teaching In Mother Tongue Key To Engaging Indigenous Students

This perspective, by Meg Perkins, appeared in the Courier Mail (Australia) on June 23, 2014. June It was reported last week that Australian jail populations have “risen sharply” More...

NYC, the Civil War, Slavery: NY Historical Society Exhibit on Governors Island

Via the New York Historical Society – NYC & the Civil War, is presented by the New-York Historical Society in commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the war that 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. But that hasn’t More...

Credit Myth: I Can Create New Identity, Get New and Positive Credit File

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I can create a new identity and get an entirely new and positive credit file. This is one of the most dangerous More...

Image via Courier Mail, Australia Teaching In Mother Tongue Key To Engaging Indigenous Students

This perspective, by Meg Perkins, appeared in the Courier Mail (Australia) on June 23, 2014. June...

Hanan Ashrawi, Executive Committee Member, Palestine Liberation Organiation (PLO) Hanan Ashrawi: ‘These Are War Crimes Happening Right Before the World’

Via ABC News – Hanan Ashrawi, Executive Committee Member of the Palestine Liberation Organization.   The...

repost-us-image-14655242 Brazilian police crack down on pre-World Cup protest

Brazilian police crack down on pre-World Cup protest (via AFP) Police in Sao Paulo fired tear...

10 intriguing female revolutionaries that you didn’t learn about in history class

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This important history lesson comes courtesy of the informative people at Whizzpast.com - “We all know More...

A Map Of The U.S., If There Had Never Been A Mexican-American War

Via Mark Strauss, io9.com – “In 1846, President James Polk, driven by a belief in Manifest Destiny, waged a war to..

History of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Journalist Alison Weir delivers a seminar at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she explained the the History of..

(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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