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Tear gas, CS smoke canisters, and #Ferguson

Over the past week, we’ve seen tear gas and CS smoke canisters used on people of Ferguson, Missouri.  On social media – and in the general media – there seems …

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Police in 1992 Los Angeles Riot. Much friendlier looking than now.
Activism

Riot Response From Los Angeles to Ferguson

I really wanted to write something profound about the situation happening in Ferguson, MO. The problem is, I know it’s not my story to tell. My story happened 22 years …

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Reporters Arrested and Tear-Gassed in Ferguson, MO

As police forces escalate their paramilitary forces in Ferguson, MO, it has been confirmed that two journalists have been arrested in a McDonald’s. Wesley Lowery (Washington Post) and Ryan Reilly …

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Ferguson, MO Continues the Trend of Police Brutality

In the wake of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, as well as today’s police shooting in an Ohio Wal-mart, it seems not a day …

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LAWAAG Meeting Tuesday

Hey friends! This is just a reminder that the August 2nd Los Angeles Women’s Atheist and Agnostic Group (LAWAAG) meeting is tomorrow. That’s Tuesday at 7pm at CFI Los Angeles. …

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Godless Los Angeles Women Unite!

I just got back from a weekend at Comic Con where I was surrounded by some of the nicest, most creative people I have ever met. I feel inspired and …

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Food is for White Liberals What Sex Is For The Religious Right

It occurred to me a few weeks ago after a discussion based on a pro-GMO post Kavin wrote for Grounded Parents. Bring up reproductive rights and liberals shake their heads …

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Science has an Image Problem

This post is written by Mad Art Lab contributor Seelix, aka Emily. Emily is a Science Communicator, Forensic Anthropologist, Costumer and QA Analyst, sometimes, but not usually, all at once. …

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