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“Cliffhanger” Interactive: A Guide to the Gridlock – Cliffhanger - FRONTLINE

“Cliffhanger” Interactive: A Guide to the Gridlock – Cliffhanger - FRONTLINE | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Peppered with obscure economic terms, heated personality clashes and a host of complicated economic proposals, the bitter two year brawl over the nation's debt and deficit problems can be hard to follow.
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Homan Square Allegation: Cops use Heroin on Suspects During Interrogations

Homan Square Allegation:  Cops use Heroin on Suspects During Interrogations | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
A former detainee talks about being threatened with heroin.Read more →
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Total Mainstream Media Blackout of Chicago Secret 'Black Site' at Homan Square

Total Mainstream Media Blackout of Chicago Secret 'Black Site' at Homan Square | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Why is the mainstream media purposely not covering Homan Square?
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“Say ‘Lawyer’ All You Want Motherf****r” Detainees from Chicago’s Police “Black Site” Speak Out

“Say ‘Lawyer’ All You Want Motherf****r” Detainees from Chicago’s Police “Black Site” Speak Out | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: Former detainees, who've been held in this repugnant place, have been voiceless -- until now.
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Corporations Rush to Raise Minimum Wages, But It’s Business As Usual

Corporations Rush to Raise Minimum Wages, But It’s Business As Usual | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
In corporate America, profits control all.  But as consumers have begun voting with their dollars en masse, corporations are increasing wages to stay alive (but it's still about profits).Read more →
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‘Right to Try’ bill in Oklahoma moves forward

‘Right to Try’ bill in Oklahoma moves forward | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Legislation has been approved by the Oklahoma House committee which would allow terminally ill patients to have access to experimental medications which are not
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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing-room crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.» E-Mail This
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New Yorkers charged with conspiring to support Isis - video

New Yorkers charged with conspiring to support Isis - video | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Three men have been charged with conspiring to support Islamic State (Isis), including two who planned to travel to Syria to fight on behalf of the radical group, says New York police.
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Former Prime Minister Says Raise Standard of Living in Gaza

Former Prime Minister Says Raise Standard of Living in Gaza | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Could Tony Blair have just outlined a workable plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace?Read more →
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Chicago Newspaper Confirms its Position as CPD Propaganda Arm

Chicago Newspaper Confirms its Position as CPD Propaganda Arm | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
An example of why The Fifth Column exists. Read more →
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No Due Process, No Lawyer, Secret Jail, Police Brutality, of Black and Brown People…….In Chicago | I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee

No Due Process, No Lawyer, Secret Jail, Police Brutality, of Black and Brown People…….In Chicago | I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
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FTC files lawsuit to block merger of Sysco and US Foods, America’s two biggest food distributors

FTC files lawsuit to block merger of Sysco and US Foods, America’s two biggest food distributors | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Baran Hines February 21, 2015 (WTF News) The two larges […]
The post FTC files lawsuit to block merger of Sysco and US Foods, America’s two biggest food distributors appeared first on The Anti-Media.
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US Caught Hacking Billions of SIM Cards While Pushing for Cybersecurity Legislation

US Caught Hacking Billions of SIM Cards While Pushing for Cybersecurity Legislation | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
For the American government, this seems to be a classic case of 'Do as I say, not as I do.'
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Reflections From In Front of Homan Square

Reflections From In Front of Homan Square | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
While the CPD has yet to respond to the demands agreed upon by the organizers of Saturday’s event, I hold this to be self-evident that whenever a Government becomes destructive to the ends of Life, Liberty and Happyness, that it is the Right of the People to alter that Government. On Saturday, We The People convened to demand that alteration, and to bring to Justice those individual members of the Government that have destroyed the public trust through the violation of Human Rights. Read more →
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Why Demonizing Hitler Makes a Police State in the US More Likely

Why Demonizing Hitler Makes a Police State in the US More Likely | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
He wasn't the devil. Treating him like he was overlooks the real danger. Read more →
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Stories Continue To Emerge From Chicago Police Department 'Black Site'

Stories Continue To Emerge From Chicago Police Department 'Black Site' | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Despite vague and predictable non-answers from Chicago Police officials and lackluster “reporting” from the majority of local sources, more disturbing revelations from the CPD's facility on Homan Avenue have emerged.
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On the Nature of the State, and Man

On the Nature of the State, and Man | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Alex Freeman ponders Justice and Honor, in an unjust and dishonorable world. Read more →
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The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote: Here's What You Need To Know

The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote: Here's What You Need To Know | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The FCC is set to vote on whether to reclassify the Internet as a utility. If it votes in the affirmative, the commission will not allow Internet service providers to throttle traffic.» E-Mail This
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Women as 'Way Pavers' in the Federal Judiciary

Women as 'Way Pavers' in the Federal Judiciary | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
It took nearly 140 years after the federal court system was established in 1789 before the first woman sat on a federal bench. Today, about one-third of all active Article III judges are women.
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Over half of Republicans want to ignore Bill of Rights, make Christianity national religion

Over half of Republicans want to ignore Bill of Rights, make Christianity national religion | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
America's Founding Fathers may have explicitly banned the formation of a national religion, but don’t tell that to Republican Christians. A poll found that over half of the religious right wants to establish Christianity as the country’s official creed.
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War Declared Against Chicago PD Over Secret Jail

War Declared Against Chicago PD Over Secret Jail | Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Chicago has a secret torture site. Would you know if your city did?Read more →
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MLK Jr. – The Uncomfortable Truths History Books Won’t Touch

For many, the words “I have a dream” are the only thing they associate with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Title 4: More than 'I have a dream': How shared historical knowledge helps to give a broader perspective on MLK Jr's impact.