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The obscene lifestyles of the new global super-rich

Private jets and lavish penthouses are just the tip of the iceberg LYNN STUART PARRAMORE, ALTERNET This article originally appeared on AlterNet. A new crop of global super-rich is pouring into the United States, changing the economic landscape from Manhattan to Los … Lees verder

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I Witnessed Ohio’s Execution of Jimmy McGuire—What I Saw Was Horrible

That injection was an evil way to go. January 23, 2014  | The last time I celebrated mass with Dennis McGuire, who was executed by the state of Ohio last week using an experimental two-drug concoction, it was the feast of the epiphany … Lees verder

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Philadelphia Teen Sexually Assaulted During Stop and Frisk

A model student and athlete underwent reconstructive surgery after a violent assault by police. January 17, 2014  | A 16-year-old boy in Philadelphia was hospitalized after a stop-and-frisk encounter with police led to a brutal sexual assault by police. Darrin Manning, a black, … Lees verder

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How a Satanic Goat Statue Threatens the Christian Right

When Christian activists in Oklahoma got a Ten Commandments monument placed on capitol grounds, they never expected a backlash like this. Reblog from Alternet.org January 9, 2014  |   The design for the Satanist statue proposed for the lawn of the … Lees verder

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