Reporters Without Borders Calls on Cuba to Release Jailed Journalist

Reporters Without Borders on Thursday urged Cuban authorities to release an independent journalist arrested 10 days ago and to drop all charges in the case. The “heavy-handed” arrest of Juliet Michelena Diaz came three days before Miami-based Cubanet published her report about police violence in Havana, the press freedom watchdog said in a statement. Originally detained for allegedly threatening a neighbor, Michelena, a member of the Cuban Network of Community Journalists, was subsequently charged with terrorism, Reporters Without Borders said

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Protecting Classrooms From Corporate Takeover: What Families Can Learn from Teachers’ Unions

Science teacher Nick Faber walks to school after a home visit with a student’s family. The Parent-Teacher Home Visit Project in St. Paul, Minn., was started in 2010 and led by Faber

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What the Hell Is Wrong With Albuquerque Cops?
What the Hell Is Wrong With Albuquerque Cops? What the Hell Is Wrong With Albuquerque Cops?

After a 16 month investigation, the DOJ report on the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) was released and it concluded that “APD engages in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional use of violence and use of deadly force… and the use of less than lethal force…” and “system deficiencies that cause or contribute to the use of excessive force”, such as substandard training of officers, inadequate community policing, institutional failures in the investigation of shootings and accountability system, an aggressive culture among officers, a disconnect between officers and the community over this aggressive behavior, lack of use of the crisis intervention team and weak civilian oversight. DOJ, City of Albuquerque, and APD will now negotiate a “consent decree” to outline reforms and actions. DOJ has such consent agreements in 8 other cities

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Authorities Come to Arrest Jesus… Again

“A new religious statue in the town of Davidson, N.C., is unlike anything you might see in church. The statue depicts Jesus as a vagrant sleeping on a park bench. St.

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Revised List of Schools Teaching Consumer Law This Year

School Consumer Protection Course Offered in 13-14 Name of Course Professor Name Adjunct or Full Time Clinic Professor Name/Status Link Clinic Link Other Additional Relevant Links Akron None                 Alabama Yes Consumer Protection Law Maurice Sheven Adjunct           Albany Yes, but unclear if offered 13/14                 American University Yes, but not offered 13/14 Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer   Protection             Appalachian School of Law None                 Arizona None                 Arizona State None                 Arizona Summit Law School None                 Arkansas None                 Arkansas – Little Rock Yes, clinic       Consumer Protection Clinic Amy Pritchard, Adjunct       Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Yes, not offered in 2014, unclear as to offered in 2013 Consumer Law               Ave Maria School of Law Unable to determine                 Baltimore Yes, but unclear if offered 13/14                 Barry University None                 Baylor Yes Consumer Protection David G. Tekell Adjunct           Berkeley Yes and clinic Consumer Protection; Mortgage Lending and Home Ownership (Not   offered 13-14) Law Ted Mermim; Maeve Elise Brown Adjunct; Adjunct East Bay Community Law   Center (Consumer Justice Clinic) Boston College Yes Consumer Law Glenn Kaplan Adjunct           Boston University Yes Consumer Law Mark Pettit, Jr.

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Compassion Sponsorships Video

You can change a child’s life forever. As a church family we have chosen to follow Christ’s command to love the poor. Each of us has the opportunity to respond individually – with one voice – by making a difference in the life of a child living in poverty

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The Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry expects the opening of…

The Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry expects the opening of the community’s long-planned homeless assistance center to be delayed a month because of insurance issues.

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Professor Suspended After College Deems His Daughter’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ T-Shirt A Threat

Daenerys Targaryen, terrorist CREDIT: HBO Francis Schmidt is an art and animation professor at Bergen Community College in New Jersey. He likes cats, fantasy stories and social media.

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Defund Big Agra and Support Your Local, Organic Farmer with a CSA Membership
Defund Big Agra and Support Your Local, Organic Farmer with a CSA Membership Defund Big Agra and Support Your Local, Organic Farmer with a CSA Membership

(Nutritional Anarchy.com) One way to fight the power of Big Agra — and in turn fight for issues you care about, like, perhaps, promoting Organic food, avoiding pesticides and GMOs, or promoting the local economy — is to support your local farmer. Just who is your local farmer, anyway?

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Tent City Launches Law & Order Program
Tent City Launches Law & Order Program Tent City Launches Law & Order Program

The Tent city community in Lae launched its community law and order program yesterday with the aim of restoring law and order in the community… – visit us …

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