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‘Occupy is over’: Occupy movement Twitter accounts hacked

http://twitter.com/#!/cinnamongirl999/status/296424479528210433 Quite a few Occupy-associated Twitter accounts were apparently hacked today, with each delivering the same short message: OCCUPY IS OVER. IT WAS FUN #SORRY — OccuTrip (@OWSBus) January 30, 2013 OCCUPY IS OVER. IT WAS FUN #SORRY — Occupy Union Square (@OWSUnionSquare) January 30, 2013 OCCUPY IS OVER. IT WAS FUN #SORRY — People’s…

Progress: This Prison Will Replace Solitary Confinement With A Bountiful Fig Tree Just Maddeningly Out Of Reach

Despite all the research proving solitary confinement doesnt work, it remains a go-to punitive measure for violent and unruly prisoners. Not only can extreme isolation stall an inmates rehabilitation, but it also often results in severe psychological harm. Thats why its so encouraging to see New Jersey State Prison replace this cruel practice with a…

Taking A Stand: The National Have Announced They Arent Going To Play Their Songs Very Good Until HB2 Has Been Repealed

The civil rights of LGBT people are being threatened in this country every day, and theres no greater affront to their freedom than HB2, North Carolinas highly controversial bathroom bill. Thats why popular indie-rock band The National are standing up against the hateful law by announcing that they wont be playing their songs very good…

Disney Princesses Are Great Role Models, Right? Ahem. Let's See Their Life Skills In Action.

Although we might dream of a fairy-tale life now and then, I think we can agree that these popular princess characters have nothing to do with real women’s experiences. Seeing what they’d be like if they were real is pretty funny. (We are so not like that, right ladies?) Why not create some positive, strong,…

Defense Attorney Uses “N-Word,” “F-Word” In Murder Trial Of Young Black Man Who Was Killed In Florida

View this image › Jacksonville.com / Via jacksonville.com The State of Florida v. Michael Dunn got under way today with an explosive statement by defense attorney Cory Strolla, who aims to prove his client was justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis outside a Florida gas station. Quoting Davis…