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The Tale of Two boys: Cambodia

This is a story of two little boys I met in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

The day started when my friend and I arrived to Angkor Wat to watch the sunrise. 604 more words


The New Black, bullets and racism - Black Politics on the Web

As I stand in line at the Super America, the man ahead of me uses a credit card to pay for his gas; the clerk smiles, the transaction happens and its over. 217 more words


H.G. Wells: None so detestable as the god of war | Stop NATO...Opposition to global militarism

“No,” said Mr. Britling. “It is the theologians who must answer that. They have been extravagant about God. They have had silly absolute ideas – that He is all powerful. 186 more words

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Baltimore Police Union Boss Inflames Tension With ‘Lynch Mob’ Remark; ‘Rough Ride’ Alleged - The Root

Ryan heaped fuel on an already tense situation when he said protesters were acting “like a lynch mob,” as he vigorously defended the police officers involved in Gray’s brutal arrest that resulted in his death. 250 more words


Exclusive Video: Violence Inside Rikers - The New Yorker

Last year, the office of Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District, released a report denouncing the horrific conditions in the adolescent jail on Rikers, describing it as a place that “seems more inspired by Lord of the Flies than any legitimate philosophy of humane detention.” Browder experienced this firsthand during the many months he was held there. 148 more words