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Economic Deprivation Behind the Rage in Ferguson

Aug 20 2014 2:44pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

We know all too well the proximate causes of the rage in Ferguson but there are other much deeper socio-economic causes as well, namely the way the school systems, the economy, and particularly the labor market are structured so as to exclude cruelly so many from the American Dream. The system keeps education low, incomes minimal, and anxiety high for a substantial portion of the disadvantaged population in slums a ...
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Blaming the white man for women's work choices

Aug 13 2014 7:02pm CDT | Source: WND

Recently, hand-wringing at technology giant Apple reached a frenzied state, as the corporation’s management fretted over the “diversity” of its employees. Apple CEO Tim Cook, quoted by The Register, said, “I’m not satisfied with the numbers on this page. They’re not new to us, and we’ve been working hard for quite some time to improve them. … We are making progress, and we’re committed to being as innovative in advancing diversity as ...
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China Label iPhone A National Security Threat

Jul 12 2014 9:44am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

CREDIT: Shutterstock A Chinese broadcaster has labeled Apple’s iPhone a national security threat because of the device’s location tracking abilities. The state-run China Central Television (CCTV) reported Friday that the iPhone’s iOS 7 operating system could give foreign governments valuable insight regarding China’s national intelligence and economic dealings because it logs users’ locations and ti ...
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