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Dave Zirin on the World Cup You Won’t See on TV: Protests, Tear Gas, Displaced Favela Residents

Dave Zirin on the World Cup You Won’t See on TV: Protests, Tear Gas, Displaced Favela Residents

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is entering its fifth day. The United States will play its first game of the tournament today against Ghana. Meanwhile, protests are continuing on the streets of Brazil. Many Brazilians have expressed fury over Brazil spending an estimated $11 billion to host the cup while the country’s hospitals and […]

Myth vs. Fact: Violence and Mental Health

Myth vs. Fact: Violence and Mental Health

by Lois Beckett ProPublica, June 10, 2014, 3:30 p.m. After mass shootings, like the ones these past weeks in Las Vegas, Seattle and Santa Barbara, the national conversation often focuses on mental illness. So what do we actually know about the connections between mental illness, mass shootings and gun violence overall? To separate the facts […]

Vegas Cop Killers Awash in White Supremacy, Rightwing Conspiracy

Vegas Cop Killers Awash in White Supremacy, Rightwing Conspiracy

Published on Monday, June 9, 2014 by Common Dreams – Jon Queally, staff writer The perpetrators in Las Vegas who shot and killed three people on Sunday—including two police officers gunned down while eating lunch in a pizzeria—were reportedly members of the white supremacy movement who espoused rabid anti-government and racist views. Local news outlets […]

In Sign of ‘New Economy’ Rising, Vermont Bill Champions Worker-Owned Co-ops

In Sign of ‘New Economy’ Rising, Vermont Bill Champions Worker-Owned Co-ops

Published on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 by Common Dreams – Lauren McCauley, staff writer Worker-owned co-ops got a boost on Monday when Independent Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled an initiative in Vermont that champions what many call "the new economy." “At a time when corporate America is outsourcing millions of decent-paying jobs overseas and with the […]

MH370 relatives accuse Malaysia of withholding data

MH370 relatives accuse Malaysia of withholding data

MH370 relatives accuse Malaysia of withholding data (via AFP) Families of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 on Wednesday accused Malaysia of withholding crucial satellite data, saying a long-awaited report is incomplete and does not prove the plane crashed in the Indian Ocean. Authorities on Tuesday released…

Father of shooting victim calls out craven, irresponsible politicians

Richard Martinez, the father of 20-year-old UCSB shooting victim Christopher Martinez, attacked the NRA and guns in a heartbreaking speech at a press conference this afternoon. “Our son Chris Martinez and six others are dead,” Martinez said. “Our family has a message for every parent out there: You don’t think it will happen to your […]