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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Braving snow and blizzard warnings, health, labor and environmental activists rallied outside a New York City hotel on Monday where industry leaders met with international trade representatives to commence the "final negotiations" over the secret text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership . Leading the protest and carrying signs that read "Hands Off...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
After two years of student organizing, the University of Maine state-wide...
Micah Lee, The Intercept
British and Canadian spy agencies accumulated sensitive data on smartphone...

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There is, it seems, grace in the world. Appalled that North Miami Beach Police were using photos of young black men for target practice and resolved to "put ourselves in the place of those whose humanity is denied," dozens of clergy and others have offered their own collared, smiling, sacred photos to police shooters with the hashtag #UseMeInstead. Their comments range from concise - "Not cool" - to caustic - "Sorry I'm so pale" - to hauntingly apt: "Inasmuch as you do it to the least of these."