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30 Jun 2015 [disturbing] | China Floods: Chinese Reporter Swept Away by Flood Waters During TV Report

Note: Dramatic, disturbing footage of a reporter and the man she was interviewing suddenly being washed away as the land beneath them crumbled from the raging waters. 133 more words

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Prisons: America's slave empire

Chris Hedges
Truth Dig
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 18:33 UTC

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Three prisoners—Melvin Ray, James Pleasant and Robert Earl Council—who led work stoppages in Alabama prisons in January 2014 as part of the… 1,789 more words

News And Politics

Affordable Housing Crisis Grows Across the Country as Apartment Rents Skyrocket

A new national report finds homelessness is also rising.

By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet

June 30, 2015

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On Monday, New York City took a dramatic step that highlights just how out of control rental housing costs have become in the Big Apple and in many cities nationwide. 856 more words

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400 making pilgrimage from Rhode Island to meet the Pope

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (WPRI) – Pope Francis will make his first trip to the United States in September, and the Vatican released his itinerary for the visit Tuesday. 233 more words