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Marjorie Cohn: Prosecutor Manipulates Grand Jury Process to Shield Officer

 You know the fix is in when a suspect who shot an unarmed man voluntarily provides four hours of un-cross examined testimony to a grand jury without taking the Fifth. By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout .org | News Analysis   Police line up in the street outside the police department in Ferguson, Mo., Nov. 25, 2014. Police More

Peter Hart: Media Inflames Fears Instead of Informing Viewers

In this environment, one would hope journalism could serve to inform without inflaming the situation. By Peter Hart, www.fair.org  PopularResistance.org  November 25th, 2014    Every day brings news reports that tell us the city of Ferguson remains “on edge” or “tense” awaiting a grand jury decision about whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the killing More

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6 Unforgettable Photos of Ferguson’s Heartbreak and Chaos

Dramatic scenes of Missouri and a nation unnerved by the police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. PHOTO GALLERY   Enter Photo Gallery By Shaya Tayefe Mohajer and Nicole Pasulka  takepart.com  November 25, 2014 The quiet was eerie. After months of spirited, ceaseless protest, Ferguson, Mo., residents and protesters gathered outside the courthouse, anxious and hushed, worried and More

▶ Thom Hartmann: Thom discusses the renewed protests in Ferguson, MO with Radio Talk Show Host and Activist Joe Madison, Columbus Day, and more…

[youtube=http://youtu.be/41Al_vMyPn0] Published on Oct 13, 2014 Thom discusses the renewed protests in Ferguson, MO with Radio Talk Show Host and Activist Joe Madison, whether budget cuts at the NIH are hurting the U.S. response to Ebola with David Laska of the New York State Republican Party and how feminism and peep shows go together with More

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