368 America’s Crumbling Infrastructure, Gitmo’s Secret Camp 7 & NYPD Twitter Fail
368 America’s Crumbling Infrastructure, Gitmo’s Secret Camp 7 & NYPD Twitter Fail 368 America’s Crumbling Infrastructure, Gitmo’s Secret Camp 7 & NYPD Twitter Fail

Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Reversing Affirmative Action, Crumbling American Infrastructure, the NYPD’s Twitter Fail and GITMO’s Secret Camp 7. LIKE Breaking the Set @ FOLLOW Abby Martin @ EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin remarks on the US Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Michigan’s ban on Affirmative Action, a policy that has traditionally evened the playing field for minorities when it comes to college and employment.

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http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/the-foreclosure-crisis-is-still-unsettled/…

A good read – Local Attorney Lenore Albert mentioned. Yes where did the settlement money go !!! The Foreclosure Crisis Is Still Unsettled | East Bay Express www.eastbayexpress.com In 2012, the US Department of Justice and the attorneys general for 49 states touted a historic legal settlement with big mortgage lenders, saying it…

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The Top 3 Most Epic Twitter Campaign Fails | Police Beat
The Top 3 Most Epic Twitter Campaign Fails | Police Beat The Top 3 Most Epic Twitter Campaign Fails | Police Beat

Abby Martin calls out an NYPD Twitter campaign that massively backfired when twitter users got police brutality pictures trending instead of the nice police photos the department was hoping for.

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Voices from the Spill 3: Paul Templet
Voices from the Spill 3: Paul Templet Voices from the Spill 3: Paul Templet

Paul Templet taught environmental science at Louisiana State University for more than 20 years and is the former head of Louisiana’s Department of Environmental Quality. “We have the biggest gas and oil industry in the lower 48, yet Louisiana ranks among the lowest in most categories.

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Feds Beg Supreme Court to Let Them Search Phones Without a Warrant

American law enforcement has long advocated for universal “kill switches” in cellphones to cut down on mobile device thefts. Now the Department of Justice argues that the same remote locking and data-wiping technology represents a threat to police investigations–one that means they should be free to search phones without a warrant

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Five arrested during protest at Dept of Justice bailed on criminal damage charge…

Five arrested during protest at Dept of Justice bailed on criminal damage charges Article By Tom Tuite Wednesday 23rd April 2014 Video’s by Derek Byrne Protest at the Department of INjustice: The fifth arrest at the Department Of INjustice: Five protesters arrested at a demonstration outside the Department of Justice have appeared in court charged with criminal damage and public order offences. White water-based paint had been thrown at the building during a protest calling on Justice Minister Alan Shatter to resign after former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan stepped down in the wake of the Garda station taping controversy.

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Wow this could be huge (F)

Wow this could be huge (F) U.S. Justice Department announces clemency review of drug offenders www.reuters.com WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S

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Here’s The History Of NYPD Abuse That Turned Its PR Campaign Into A Twitter Assault

CREDIT: Photo posted by Occupy Wall Street’s Twitter account. The New York Police Department may be showing early signs of reforming its practices, but it still hasn’t come to terms with its image. In a PR gaffe that was seemingly predictable to everyone but the NYPD, the Department put out a call on Twitter for constituents to send positive photos about the Department’s work under the hashtag #myNYPD

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Actress Marlee Matlin Spotlights Danger In Police Contact with Deaf People in ACLU “Know Your Rights” Video

ACLU and HEARD Launch Deaf Rights Public Education Campaign April 23, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666,  media@aclu.org NEW YORK – Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin is featured in a video released today that spotlights the sometimes tragic results of contacts between police and people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The “Know Your Rights” video is part of a new public education effort launched by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf (HEARD) aimed at ensuring people who are deaf know their rights when interacting with law enforcement. The campaign centerpiece is an 8-minute American Sign Language video specifically geared toward those who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Marlee Matlin On Deaf And Police Interaction
Marlee Matlin On Deaf And Police Interaction Marlee Matlin On Deaf And Police Interaction

For more information, go to Actress Marlee Matlin, who is deaf and the wife of a police officer, teamed up with ACLU and advocacy group HEARD, on an American Sign Language video to ensure deaf people know their rights when interacting with law enforcement. When police officers don’t realize deaf and hard of hearing people can’t hear them, it has led to police officers brutally assaulting deaf people and other tragedies. While this video aims to ensure that deaf people know their rights, they can only do so much.

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