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Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS (IPS) - The visit to the United Nations by Pope Francis during a General Assembly session, described as a historic first in the ageing 70-year-old organisation, has created a security nightmare both for the world body and New York city police. The U.N. neighbourhood is expected to be turned into a war zone next week – with bomb-...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A memorial for Eric Garner. (Photo: Getty)
Friday marks one year since 43-year-old Eric Garner , a black, unarmed father...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The family of Eric Garner held a press conference Tuesday to discuss the $5.9...


As the feds plan to investigate the Eric Garner travesty "to heal the breakdown in trust," let them check out #CrimingWhileWhite - whites tell of sins safely committed under the cloak of white privilege - and #AliveWhileBlack - blacks tell the flip dark side of the story. Black - "Cops pulled me over (for) going 45 in a fast lane - speed limit was 50" to white - "My buddies wanted more oil $, so I pretended there were WMDs in Iraq & oversaw the murder of 150,000 ppl" - we are two nations.