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  1. questionall:

This is true and you have to wonder why we as citizens have allowed this to occur.

    questionall:

    This is true and you have to wonder why we as citizens have allowed this to occur.

    (via oldenough2burmom)

  2. The Political Notebook: Media Diet: A Beginner's Guide

    thepoliticalnotebook:

    I recently had someone ask me what sources were good for becoming more informed about news and current events. I noticed in the response that a number of people would have preferred a rebloggable post on the subject. So, here, reformatted, is my media consumption starter kit.
    If you want to keep…

  3. oldenough2burmom:

    Please circulate this video, everyone. It’s unreal. Truly, I can’t believe I’m watching this in the U.S.

    occupyiowa:

    The YouTube corporation and CBS have now censored the original video of Anaheim cops shooting at children. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MST4RhWdlMQ

    “This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by CBS.”

    Spread links to the mirrors. Keep firing.
  4. boughettoblackman:

Another day, another huge oil spill in Nigeria and $5 billion in damages requested by the Nigerian government. 40,000 barrels is a lot to have spilled into the ocean but it’s sadly only a fraction of what has happened over the past 50+ years in the Niger Delta. 

    boughettoblackman:

    Another day, another huge oil spill in Nigeria and $5 billion in damages requested by the Nigerian government. 40,000 barrels is a lot to have spilled into the ocean but it’s sadly only a fraction of what has happened over the past 50+ years in the Niger Delta. 

    (via oldenough2burmom)

  5. occupyphx:

Clarification

    occupyphx:

    Clarification

    (via oldenough2burmom)

  6. oldenough2burmom:

Chicago Tribune: U.S. poverty rate expected to reach a 50-year high, thanks to falling wages, income inequality, a shredded social safety net and unemployment.
Photo from the Trib shows a woman who has been homeless now for two years.

    oldenough2burmom:

    Chicago Tribune: U.S. poverty rate expected to reach a 50-year high, thanks to falling wages, income inequality, a shredded social safety net and unemployment.

    Photo from the Trib shows a woman who has been homeless now for two years.

  7. (Source: , via oldenough2burmom)

  8. oldenough2burmom:

See click-through link to Chicago Tribune. Poverty expected to reach 50-year highs due to poor wage growth, the erosion of the social safety net and widespread unemployment.
Why aren’t we in the streets?

    oldenough2burmom:

    See click-through link to Chicago Tribune. Poverty expected to reach 50-year highs due to poor wage growth, the erosion of the social safety net and widespread unemployment.

    Why aren’t we in the streets?

    (Source: )