Nation Reacts to Ferguson Verdict, Systemic Racism
Internet / News / Politics / Race

Nation Reacts to Ferguson Verdict, Systemic Racism

Ferguson, Missouri exploded in anger Monday night, moments after the announcement of a grand jury decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. Despite the frigid temperatures, dense crowds gathered outside the police station in anticipation of the verdict. Police and the National Guard … Continue reading

How Amazon Fights For the Right to Dehumanize Its Workers
Capitalism / Class / I Hate America

How Amazon Fights For the Right to Dehumanize Its Workers

On October 8th, The Supreme Court heard oral arguments  for Integrity Staffing Solutions vs. Busk, an important new case that raises questions over the nature of work, compensation, and what it means to be “on the clock.” The genesis of the dispute is in a lawsuit filed by warehouse workers for an Amazon subcontractor in Reno, Nevada. … Continue reading

Never Trust a Spy: Demystifying Obama’s NSA Reform Speech
News / Politics / Technology

Never Trust a Spy: Demystifying Obama’s NSA Reform Speech

Seven months after The Guardian and The Washington Post first broke stories based on top secret documents leaked by former NSA-contractor Edward Snowden, his disclosures have already been hailed as “the biggest intelligence leak in history.” Reports based on Snowden’s documents have been published at a steady clip by media outlets around the world  since … Continue reading