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▶ Democracy Now! Ferguson Protests Erupt Near Grave of Ex-Slave Dred Scott, Whose Case Helped Fuel U.S. Civil War

Many people don’t know that for a time, Dred Scott lived in Fort Snelling, where he met and married his wife, Harriet Robinson. Full story: MSR News (MN Spokesman Recorder) Published on Aug 18, 2014   http://www.democracynow.org – Just miles away from the scene of the protests in Ferguson lies the grave of Dred Scott […]

Glen Greenwald> Who is the worst civil liberties president in US history?

Who is the worst civil liberties president in US history? Where do the abuses of the last decade from Bush and Obama rank when compared to prior assaults in the name of war? Glenn Greenwald  guardian.co.uk, Friday 2 November 2012 09.14 EDT Barack Obama and George Bush at the White House. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images The following […]