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The Dissenter

Bernie Sanders in the South Bronx March 31st 2016. Photo by Michael Vadon on Flickr
11 May 2016

Sanders’ Wins In West Virginia, Indiana Prove He Should Fight To The Convention

Clinton crushed Obama in West Virginia in 2008, winning by by over 40 points. This time around she lost by double digits.

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Kevin Johnson (left) and Tyler Lang (right). Photo from Support Kevin and Tyler
10 May 2016

Activists Convicted Of Terrorism Renew Challenge To Animal Enterprise Law

The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act protects corporations when abuses are exposed, and empowers the state to lock away activists who disrupt their business.

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Anohni (Photo by Juan Bendana)
09 May 2016

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Crisis’ by Anohni

Anohni confronts the inhumanity and destruction of drone warfare on her new album, “Hopelessness.”

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President Obama delivers commencement address at Howard University. (Screen shot from White House video recording)
09 May 2016

At Howard University, Obama Wrongly Lauds Importance Of Compromise For Social Change

Concerned citizens, including graduating university students, should not worry themselves with compromise, as if they are elected leaders.

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The Bullpen

Adaptation of "How do you do, fellow kids" meme. Source: http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/how-do-you-do-fellow-kids
22 Apr 2016

No, Jon Favreau: We Will Not Learn To Love Hillary Clinton

The latest sermon on submitting to destiny from former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau perfectly encapsulates the mindless Clinton Campaign talking points.

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Map of marijuana laws in US (Source: Governing.com)
20 Apr 2016

420: US Still Spending Millions On Failed War On Pot

Today is April 20th, a holiday for marijuana enthusiasts with seeming origins in California, based on the time of day (4:20 pm) when a group of people would smoke weed together. Though the holiday has gone mainstream with millions of people celebrating their love for marijuana today, the recreational use of

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Secretary Clinton holds bilateral talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al Faisal. Photo by U.S. Department of State from United States [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
18 Apr 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Dealings With Saudi Arabia Back In Focus For 9/11 Bill

Saudi Arabia threatens to sell $750 billion in securities and assets in the US if a bill passes, which could hold them responsible for their role on 9/11.

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The Next Cold War

Composite photo. Image of Fiorina from Gage Skidmore on Flickr. Iran flag by Farzaaaad2000 in persian wikipedia (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons
28 Apr 2016

Carly Fiorina’s History Of Illegal Trading With Iran Problem For Ted Cruz

While both Cruz and Fiorina have condemned Obama’s Iran Deal, it was during Fiorina’s tenure as CEO that HP was cited for violating sanctions against Iran.

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Army and Marine troops in a training exercise in Djibouti, March 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Dan DeCook)
26 Apr 2016

More Ground Troops to Syria, Warships to Libya, Pentagon Denies Mission Creep

Next Cold War Roundup 4/26/16 Rebels and al Qaeda continue to use “hell bombs” on the government-held part of Aleppo where anger and frustration is building. Syrian coalition seems prepared for a major offensive on Aleppo but it has not begun yet.  More US ground troop “advisors” will be sent

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State Department Spokesman John Kirby. Photo: Screenshot from press conference
26 Apr 2016

Obama Sends More Troops To Syria As Spokesman Memoryholes Pledge

The “no boots on the ground” pledge has clearly been violated, but if you believe State Department Spokesman John Kirby, the pledge itself was never made.

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Prison Protest

Supreme Court
26 Jan 2016

Juveniles In Prison For Life Without Parole Given New Hope For Freedom

The United States Supreme Court determined juvenile offenders serving life sentences for homicides without parole should be granted the opportunity to “show their crime did not reflect irreparable corruption.” The decision clarified a ruling issued in the 2012 case Miller v. Alabama, which prohibited life without parole sentences for juveniles who

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Tower 5 at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (RLEvans on Flickr)
21 Jan 2016

Are We There Yet? The Promise, Perils and Politics of Penal Reform

The reach of the carceral state is truly breathtaking, extending well beyond the estimated 2.2 million people sitting in jail or prison today in America.

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The NYC Board Of Correction oversees the city's jail system.
21 Jan 2016

Rikers Island Imposes Harsh Restrictions on Contact Between Inmates And Visitors

Just before the holidays, NYC’s jail oversight board voted to restrict physical contact between inmates and their visitors on Rikers Island.

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File: Razor wire outside a prison in Maryland. (Flickr / Fred Dunn)
21 Jan 2016

Clemency Is Not Enough: Thousands Still Imprisoned For Nonviolent Marijuana Crimes

About 44 percent of federal marijuana inmates had no or very minimal criminal histories prior to their conviction, and over a third are over the age of 40.

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