nolandwithoutstones:

generalinjusticeblog:

A Week in The Sty 07/30/2014
A disturbing glimpse into the shrouded world of the Texas grand jury system
Police Board fires cop whose gun was used in woman’s death
Connecticut trooper pleads guilty to stealing dying motorcycle crash victim’s jewelry, money 
Wisconsin chief who allegedly signed tea party leader up for gay dating sites to be charged
Prosecutors Have Doubts in Police Shooting, But No Charges
Trooper dismissed after DUI, drug arrest in Spring Hill
NOPD officers sentenced to prison in payroll fraud scheme
China Grove police chief charged with DWI
Detective Charged With Stealing Money From Elderly Convenience Store Customer
Portland police Capt. Mark Kruger’s past discipline to be erased — including for tribute to Nazi-era soldiers — under city settlement
Pittsburgh Man Wins $105K Verdict Against Police
Records show Rains Co. dog shooting wasn’t first for deputy
Lakeland pays $25K for bra-shaking search
NYPD detective busted for submitting forged paperwork to claim $1,000 reward for recovered gun: prosecutors 
Former Plymouth Police Officer Sentenced For Excessive Force
Strippers sue San Diego police over ‘nearly nude’ photos
Town Marshal Suspected Of Stealing Underwear
Indiana officer to keep job after pushing over man in wheelchair
Officer: Omaha’s VA police department ‘out of control’ I-Team obtains memo filled with scathing criticism & video of fight between armed cops
Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal
Miramar Cop Busted for Booze Theft
MPD kills innocent north Minneapolis couple’s dog [UPDATE]
Mobile County Constable Charged with Murder
Pensioner dies after being bitten by a police dog in her own garden
Estelline ‘speed trap’ settles missing cash suit
City of Denver to pay $3.25 million to settle inmate abuse suit
Fatal shooting by San Jose cop: City poised to pay $900,000 in excessive-force lawsuit
Federal judge rules Sandusky County can’t keep jury from hearing about flashbang grenade used when deputies killed Bryan Jones
Motivational speaker files formal complaint against San Jose Police Department for excessive force
Former Detroit police officer arrested; linked to southeast Ohio drug ring
 Campbell chief pleads no contest to misdemeanor
Arrest of Minneapolis community activist Al Flowers stirs anger
Lexington Police Officer Resigns
Stun Gun Incident Lands Firefighters, Police Officer in Trouble
New Developments in Gil Collar Shooting Case
Ex-cop accused of planting drugs might wind up back on force
Officials: Deputy involved in crash will go before review board
Judge rules man had right to record Austin police
Covina officer probed over arrest of man filming police activity
Man ‘threatened with jail by cop who shot his dog’
Worth County deputies deployed Tasers at least 15 times
Deputy suspended for 2 days after accidental release of fugitive
Iva police chief suspended after arrest
Police leave Salem woman stranded with no phone, money
Moment a NY Police Officer Stomps the Head of a Restrained Man as onlookers Scream in Horror
Man beaten, three SAPD officers investigated for possible excessive force after case of ‘mistaken identity’
DEA Agents Fail at Intimidating Man Recording Federal Building
NewsChannel 13 crew threatened with arrest at Mount McGregor
VIDEO: Strange island arrests
PURVIS, Miss.: Ex-police officer arrested in murder-for-hire case | State | The Sun Herald
Deputies: N. Charleston officer speeding at more than 110 mph stopped, arrested
Panel Votes to Terminate Suspended CMPD Officer
Two Denver sheriff deputies dispute discipline in latest abuse cases
Chief Deputy: Cause of weapon discharged still not known
Wetumpka police chief, deputy chief placed on leave
Family Says Dog Shot by Police in Front of 6-Year-Old Girl
Apopka police officer investigated after causing crash
Report: DNA links former Knox deputy to rapes of girl
MBTA Transit Police sergeant arrested three times in less than 48 hours
LPD Sergeant Fired in Sex Scandal Reinstated, Demoted to Officer
Spavinaw police chief placed on administrative leave following molestation allegations
$5M fallout from wild freeway chase
$1.2 million for family of H.S. sports star gunned down by police
GA police officer resigns after shooting man’s dog
ICE agent indicted for violating Constitution
New corruption claims raised against Utah police department
Seminole County deputy charged with soliciting minor
Photos Show NYPD Chokehold on Pregnant Woman
Former North Olmsted police officer sentenced to five days in jail
Former police chief sentenced for making false report
2nd Fla. sheriff’s deputy sentenced to prison in $1.2B Ponzi scheme operated by Broward lawyer
Houston police officer opens fire at wanted man hiding in trash can on south side
Denton Jailer Fired For Use Of Force Against Man
NOPD detective charged with attempted murder of girlfriend
 

I feel protected. Cough,cough.

nolandwithoutstones:

generalinjusticeblog:

A Week in The Sty 07/30/2014

A disturbing glimpse into the shrouded world of the Texas grand jury system

Police Board fires cop whose gun was used in woman’s death

Connecticut trooper pleads guilty to stealing dying motorcycle crash victim’s jewelry, money 

Wisconsin chief who allegedly signed tea party leader up for gay dating sites to be charged

Prosecutors Have Doubts in Police Shooting, But No Charges

Trooper dismissed after DUI, drug arrest in Spring Hill

NOPD officers sentenced to prison in payroll fraud scheme

China Grove police chief charged with DWI

Detective Charged With Stealing Money From Elderly Convenience Store Customer

Portland police Capt. Mark Kruger’s past discipline to be erased — including for tribute to Nazi-era soldiers — under city settlement

Pittsburgh Man Wins $105K Verdict Against Police

Records show Rains Co. dog shooting wasn’t first for deputy

Lakeland pays $25K for bra-shaking search

NYPD detective busted for submitting forged paperwork to claim $1,000 reward for recovered gun: prosecutors 

Former Plymouth Police Officer Sentenced For Excessive Force

Strippers sue San Diego police over ‘nearly nude’ photos

Town Marshal Suspected Of Stealing Underwear

Indiana officer to keep job after pushing over man in wheelchair

Officer: Omaha’s VA police department ‘out of control’ I-Team obtains memo filled with scathing criticism & video of fight between armed cops

Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal

Miramar Cop Busted for Booze Theft

MPD kills innocent north Minneapolis couple’s dog [UPDATE]

Mobile County Constable Charged with Murder

Pensioner dies after being bitten by a police dog in her own garden

Estelline ‘speed trap’ settles missing cash suit

City of Denver to pay $3.25 million to settle inmate abuse suit

Fatal shooting by San Jose cop: City poised to pay $900,000 in excessive-force lawsuit

Federal judge rules Sandusky County can’t keep jury from hearing about flashbang grenade used when deputies killed Bryan Jones

Motivational speaker files formal complaint against San Jose Police Department for excessive force

Former Detroit police officer arrested; linked to southeast Ohio drug ring

 Campbell chief pleads no contest to misdemeanor

Arrest of Minneapolis community activist Al Flowers stirs anger

Lexington Police Officer Resigns

Stun Gun Incident Lands Firefighters, Police Officer in Trouble

New Developments in Gil Collar Shooting Case

Ex-cop accused of planting drugs might wind up back on force

Officials: Deputy involved in crash will go before review board

Judge rules man had right to record Austin police

Covina officer probed over arrest of man filming police activity

Man ‘threatened with jail by cop who shot his dog’

Worth County deputies deployed Tasers at least 15 times

Deputy suspended for 2 days after accidental release of fugitive

Iva police chief suspended after arrest

Police leave Salem woman stranded with no phone, money

Moment a NY Police Officer Stomps the Head of a Restrained Man as onlookers Scream in Horror

Man beaten, three SAPD officers investigated for possible excessive force after case of ‘mistaken identity’

DEA Agents Fail at Intimidating Man Recording Federal Building

NewsChannel 13 crew threatened with arrest at Mount McGregor

VIDEO: Strange island arrests

PURVIS, Miss.: Ex-police officer arrested in murder-for-hire case | State | The Sun Herald

Deputies: N. Charleston officer speeding at more than 110 mph stopped, arrested

Panel Votes to Terminate Suspended CMPD Officer

Two Denver sheriff deputies dispute discipline in latest abuse cases

Chief Deputy: Cause of weapon discharged still not known

Wetumpka police chief, deputy chief placed on leave

Family Says Dog Shot by Police in Front of 6-Year-Old Girl

Apopka police officer investigated after causing crash

Report: DNA links former Knox deputy to rapes of girl

MBTA Transit Police sergeant arrested three times in less than 48 hours

LPD Sergeant Fired in Sex Scandal Reinstated, Demoted to Officer

Spavinaw police chief placed on administrative leave following molestation allegations

$5M fallout from wild freeway chase

$1.2 million for family of H.S. sports star gunned down by police

GA police officer resigns after shooting man’s dog

ICE agent indicted for violating Constitution

New corruption claims raised against Utah police department

Seminole County deputy charged with soliciting minor

Photos Show NYPD Chokehold on Pregnant Woman

Former North Olmsted police officer sentenced to five days in jail

Former police chief sentenced for making false report

2nd Fla. sheriff’s deputy sentenced to prison in $1.2B Ponzi scheme operated by Broward lawyer

Houston police officer opens fire at wanted man hiding in trash can on south side

Denton Jailer Fired For Use Of Force Against Man

NOPD detective charged with attempted murder of girlfriend

 

I feel protected. Cough,cough.

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garbagelover666:

boyexemplified:

yeahnodudehella:

Masculinity is so fragile.

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garbagelover666:

boyexemplified:

yeahnodudehella:

Masculinity is so fragile.

MAN CAVE STRONG! PROTECT FAMILY, DEPENDABLE FISHING!!!

COMPASSIONATE SPORTS!!!! ELECTRONIC FATHER

HAPPY TO CHERISH ELECTRONIC MAN CAVES

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fotojournalismus:

Palestinian freelance photographer Motaz Al Salhy, center, accompanied by colleagues, cries as he holds the bloodied helmet of his friend, freelance cameraman Rami Rayan, who was killed while working, in an Israeli strike in Shejaiyah neighbourhood outside the morgue of Gaza City’s Shifa hospital, on July 30, 2014. The 25-year old, father of four, was covering Israeli strikes in the area. Israeli strikes hit the crowded shopping area in Gaza City, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with displaced Gazans Wednesday in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that push the Palestinian death toll above 1,300 in more than three weeks of fighting. (Lefteris Pitarakis/AP)

fotojournalismus:

Palestinian freelance photographer Motaz Al Salhy, center, accompanied by colleagues, cries as he holds the bloodied helmet of his friend, freelance cameraman Rami Rayan, who was killed while working, in an Israeli strike in Shejaiyah neighbourhood outside the morgue of Gaza City’s Shifa hospital, on July 30, 2014. The 25-year old, father of four, was covering Israeli strikes in the area. Israeli strikes hit the crowded shopping area in Gaza City, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with displaced Gazans Wednesday in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that push the Palestinian death toll above 1,300 in more than three weeks of fighting. (Lefteris Pitarakis/AP)

"In this surreal, upside-down vision of the world, it almost seems as if it is the Israelis who are occupied by the Palestinians, and not the other way around. In this skewed universe, the inmates of an open-air prison are besieging a nuclear-armed power with one of the most sophisticated militaries in the world."

Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University’s Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, on the United States’ support of current Israeli policy: http://nyr.kr/1nZTIwZ (via fotojournalismus)

(Source: newyorker.com, via fotojournalismus)

hijabihana:

rabbrakha:

yungjihadi:

luvyourselfsomeesteem:

18 year old poet Ramaya Ramama becomes the 1st Indian American NYC Youth Poet Laureate with a poem against the racism directed towards Nina Davuluri, the 1st Indian American Miss America 2014. 

This is an amazing work of art. Watch and be moved.

I almost cried yall.

I’m crying. So beautiful

"your great grandfathers raped, killed, and oppressed every race in the world. you, are the biggest terrorist i know."

she slayed it

(via immigrantstories)

"The United States initially set the Fukuoka Prefecture city of Kokura, today’s Kitakyushu, as the first target for the atomic bombing on Aug. 9, 1945. However, U.S. aircraft flying over Kokura on that day had to change their target to Nagasaki due to low visibility over the skies of Kokura. While stories related to the incident have been rarely told in consideration of A-bomb victims in Nagasaki, three former employees of Yawata Steel Works — present-day Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. — have recently told the Mainichi Shimbun about the project to create a smoke screen over the sky to protect the city from bombing. Of the three workers, Oita resident Satoru Miyashiro, 85, who worked at a can factory in the steel mill at around the end of the war said he burned coal tar to lay a smoke screen on Aug. 9, 1945."

Japanese steel workers reveal that they saved their city from a nuclear bombing by burning coal tar to block view of US planes; story was kept secret for 69 years out of respect for Nagasaki victims, who were bombed instead ~ News Forage (via aboriginalnewswire)

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HELP WANTED: poor, unemployed, in debt, and organizing for social change

lovepeaceandutaia:

covert-rebel:

HELP WANTED: poor, unemployed, in debt, and organizing for social change

revolutionary-afrolatino:

hey all, so i’ve been really struggling financially as every poor and working class person of color is in this world. i’m really in a tight position because i help my mother take care of my autistic brother at home. that means i can only work part-time (more details here)

in the meantime i am an unpaid full time community organizer for the People Power Movement-Movimiento Poder Popular and we’re currently in a campaign to fight gentrification, specifically rent hikes for tenants and businesses, and CUNY tuition hikes for students.

the reason why i don’t get paid to organize is because we are dedicated to a long term struggle for fundamental social change. that means completely changing our society and liberate ourselves by fighting racist, sexist, and capitalist oppression. we don’t believe in non-profits because we are organizing to change our society at the root, not like nonprofits pretend to do by only doing shallow band aid fixes. to paraphrase what Assata Shakur said about education, "No one is going to give you the [money] you need to overthrow them." however our organization gets funding from donations and fundraisers, which we use to subsidize our membership with basic needs, such as food, housing, healthcare, education, legal fees, and transportation. this work i’m doing is not something i put on my resume for some fake career in politics. this is struggle with the people, and with struggle comes sacrifices.

if you can help me out in anyway you can, please lemme know if  you have info on a part time job from 9am - 2pm in NYC, if someone needs a photographer for an event or photoshoot, or if you can donate a little something for me ( here).

thank you!

I will never not reblog this. Wish I could do more right now

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dynastylnoire:

tw:rape
slimgoodymakeba:

lovefromjea:

blood—sport:

sinidentidades:

Emails reveal Michigan prisoners regularly served maggot-ridden food, forced to engage in sexual acts for food
Seven months after hiring an outside contractor to feed prisoners in state prisons, Michigan officials are considering scrapping the contract over serious problems ranging from maggots in the food to private contract employees abusing and having sex with prisoners.
According to emails acquired by the Detroit Free Press under the Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act, state officials are at their “wit’s end,” over the complete failure of the Aramark Correctional Services of Philadelphia to control their employees and fulfill the terms of their contract.
In an attempt to save $12 million annually, Michigan outsourced food services to Aramark starting in January of this year, only to receive reports of maggots in the food, unclean kitchens,  food shortages causing increased tensions with the prisoners, as well as Aramark employees smuggling in contraband and assaulting inmates.
One Aramark food service director showed up for work drunk and failed a Breathalyzer test while another was caught trying to smuggle marijuana into the prison.
“I’m at my wit’s end,” Kevin Weissenborn, the Michigan Department of Corrections manager in charge of overseeing Aramark’s contract, wrote to one prison warden in March.
“I know how you feel,” replied Warden Heidi Washington of the Charles E. Egeler Reception & Guidance Center in Jackson. “At first I felt like Lansing thought I was just being too difficult and too demanding because I was always complaining. However, I think everyone knows that’s not the case.”
Although Aramark only employs 300 workers in Michigan’s prisons, 74 Aramark workers have been banned from prison property for various infractions in just six months.
Aramark was fined $98,000 in March for repeated contract violations such as running out of food and making improper substitutions for required menu items.
Gov. Rick Snyder (R) is now considering scrapping the $145-million, three-year contract before the summer heat intensifies, worried over prison unrest.
After reading reports of maggots in the food at two prisons, Michigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardvill (R-Monroe) called for new bids from other companies.
“It doesn’t matter if they’re prisoners or who they are, people don’t deserve that type of treatment,” Richardville said.
Aramark officials have released a statement claiming they believe many of the complaints stem from prison officials unhappy with outsourcing jobs at the expense of state Corrections Department workers.

THIS IS THE SAME CATERER WE PAY $2000 A SEMESTER FOR!!!!! At University of Texas at Arlington.


People think for some reason that private companies are the way to go. 

dynastylnoire:

tw:rape

slimgoodymakeba:

lovefromjea:

blood—sport:

sinidentidades:

Emails reveal Michigan prisoners regularly served maggot-ridden food, forced to engage in sexual acts for food

Seven months after hiring an outside contractor to feed prisoners in state prisons, Michigan officials are considering scrapping the contract over serious problems ranging from maggots in the food to private contract employees abusing and having sex with prisoners.

According to emails acquired by the Detroit Free Press under the Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act, state officials are at their “wit’s end,” over the complete failure of the Aramark Correctional Services of Philadelphia to control their employees and fulfill the terms of their contract.

In an attempt to save $12 million annually, Michigan outsourced food services to Aramark starting in January of this year, only to receive reports of maggots in the food, unclean kitchens,  food shortages causing increased tensions with the prisoners, as well as Aramark employees smuggling in contraband and assaulting inmates.

One Aramark food service director showed up for work drunk and failed a Breathalyzer test while another was caught trying to smuggle marijuana into the prison.

“I’m at my wit’s end,” Kevin Weissenborn, the Michigan Department of Corrections manager in charge of overseeing Aramark’s contract, wrote to one prison warden in March.

“I know how you feel,” replied Warden Heidi Washington of the Charles E. Egeler Reception & Guidance Center in Jackson. “At first I felt like Lansing thought I was just being too difficult and too demanding because I was always complaining. However, I think everyone knows that’s not the case.”

Although Aramark only employs 300 workers in Michigan’s prisons, 74 Aramark workers have been banned from prison property for various infractions in just six months.

Aramark was fined $98,000 in March for repeated contract violations such as running out of food and making improper substitutions for required menu items.

Gov. Rick Snyder (R) is now considering scrapping the $145-million, three-year contract before the summer heat intensifies, worried over prison unrest.

After reading reports of maggots in the food at two prisons, Michigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardvill (R-Monroe) called for new bids from other companies.

“It doesn’t matter if they’re prisoners or who they are, people don’t deserve that type of treatment,” Richardville said.

Aramark officials have released a statement claiming they believe many of the complaints stem from prison officials unhappy with outsourcing jobs at the expense of state Corrections Department workers.

THIS IS THE SAME CATERER WE PAY $2000 A SEMESTER FOR!!!!! At University of Texas at Arlington.

People think for some reason that private companies are the way to go. 

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gwyndor:

gwyndor:

i could get this image printed on a dakimakura. nothing is stopping me. its the right dimensions and resolution and size and i have the money. i could literally own a fucked up anime sex pillow but with an image of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. what a time to be alive


never give up on your dreams

gwyndor:

gwyndor:

i could get this image printed on a dakimakura. nothing is stopping me. its the right dimensions and resolution and size and i have the money. i could literally own a fucked up anime sex pillow but with an image of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. what a time to be alive

image

never give up on your dreams

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theyoungradical:

Fuck the normalization of language that regards israel’s fascist violence as a ‘military offensive’.

notime4yourshit:

I Can’t Breathe: Broadway Stars Send A Message About Police Violence & The Killing Of Eric Garner

On July 29th, at 6pm WalkRunFly Productions (Warren Adams & Brandon Victor Dixon) partnered with poet Daniel J. Watts, and over 100 Broadway stars, directors, producers, musicians, choreographers, designers and technicians in Times Square to send a message about violence and the killing of Eric Garner.

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thepeoplesrecord:

rafi-dangelo:

Bill Maher getting his ass handed to him on Islam is making the rounds again today. (x)

The whole exchange is part of a larger segment about Benghazi from May of last year, but The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald from really lays it out in black and white.  Given the situation in Gaza, I can see why this clip has had a boost in popularity.

Glenn:  Lots of religions — not just Islam — produce violence.

Bill: That’s a silly, liberal view that all religions are alike because it makes you feel good.

Glenn:  No it makes you feel good to say our side is better because those people over there are —

Bill:  No it makes you feel good to put a crown on your head and say, “I’m a good person.  How do I prove that — “

Glenn:  You get to ignore the responsibility that your own government has for the violence and instability in the world by saying, “Look.  It’s that primitive religion over there that’s to blame.”

This tea is just so flavorful and full of truth.

This clip never gets old. 

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(Source: eljotitodeperris, via adoseofrevolution)

warkadang:

A Kyrgyz mazar (graveyard shrine) in Langar, the Wakhan Corridor. Propelled by successive rebellions and wars, Kyrgyz have inhabited this remote eastern edge of Afghanistan for hundreds of years.
© Theodore Kaye

warkadang:

A Kyrgyz mazar (graveyard shrine) in Langar, the Wakhan Corridor. Propelled by successive rebellions and wars, Kyrgyz have inhabited this remote eastern edge of Afghanistan for hundreds of years.

© Theodore Kaye

(Source: http, via occupiedmuslim)

"It’s not been widely publicized, but the US military keeps munitions depot operating in Israel year-round, just so that when Israel gets into new wars they can step up with more ammo for their attacks. Reports say that Israel never made an “emergency request,” but that the US tapped to stockpile anyhow for convenience’s sake in keeping Israel stocked with ammunition, and has been letting Israel access the munitions from the stockpile for at least 10 days now. The Pentagon is shrugging it off as routine, but with the US trying to publicly be the face of negotiations, their bankrolling of Israeli aggression clearly looks bad, particularly as they try to criticize some of the more egregious attacks on civilians in Gaza, while those attacks are being carried out with US munitions."

US Sending Israel More Offensive Weapons to Continue Gaza Attacks — News from Antiwar.com (via aboriginalnewswire)

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