America’s Lockup Complex – Robert Hunziker

Year-over-year, America sets new prison records. No other nation on Earth comes close to America’s “lock’em up” ethos. Therefore, assuming that imprisonment records are accurate, the U.S. is one of the most dangerous countries in the world. How else explain the enormous “lock’em up” numbers? What’s going on? Is America riddled with criminals? Jeez, it’s a wonder that tourists come …

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Why the TPP Is a Terrible Deal for Most Americans – Rep. John Conyers

Earlier this year, former Florida governor Jeb Bush travelled to my hometown of Detroit to explain his political philosophy. In a speech before local business leaders, Bush argued that the aim of government should be to promote “economic growth above all.” “If a law or a rule doesn’t contribute to growth,” he asked, “why do it?” If a law subtracts …

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Watch The Real Truth About Health Conference Live

The Real Truth About Health Conference in Orlando Fl, 05/22/2015 – 05/31/2015 9:00am to 10:00pm will be broadcasted live at http://therealtruthabouthealthconference.com/livestream/ To watch the conference live simply click the link above. You will be asked for an Email and a first name, once that is entered you will be given a code to enter in to the password field. You will be sent …

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Help Stop Laws that Make Feeding Homeless Illegal – Christina Sarich

In 2012, Houston, Texas passed a law that would fine anyone giving food to to more than five people in public. Just recently, a 90-year old man was arrested for trying to feed some homeless people in his city. The homeless are increasingly being treated like lepers, with city ordinances that make helping them punishable with jail time. Churches are even spraying homeless people with freezing cold water …

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Puerto Rico Exports Its Drug Addicts to Chicago – Adriana Cardona-Maguigad

It all started about a year ago when I began noticing more homeless men in the Chicago neighborhood where I work. Back of the Yards is a community that faces some of the city’s toughest problems: joblessness, crime, drug use. Many of these men would be sitting in doorways or shuffling along on 47th Street, many times asking for money. …