NYC Sued Over Violence Against Young Inmates At Notorious Rikers Island Jail – 18 December 2014

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RT logoFederal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday, alleging that the city has not sufficiently moved to reform the city’s notorious Rikers Island jail, where “force is used against adolescents at an alarming rate,” according to the US Justice Department.

In August, the Justice Department released a graphic 79-page report, which found a “deep-seated culture of violence” aimed at young offenders held at Rikers Island. The report, the result of a two-and-a-half-year investigation on conditions at jail facilities between 2011 and 2013, detailed, among other damning findings, the wanton use of solitary confinement imposed on youth.

While New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced just Wednesday the end of solitary confinement for 16- and 17-year-old inmates, the move addressed just one of the 73 recommendations made by federal prosecutors to slow the violence while boosting investigation integrity and accountability.

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Smothering Free Speech Via ‘The Interview’ + More – Daily Digest

Originally posted on PA Pundits - International:

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“Liberty is a word which, according as it is used, comprehends the most good and the most evil of any in the world. Justly understood it is sacred next to those which we appropriate in divine adoration; but in the mouths of some it means anything, which enervate a necessary government; excite a jealousy of the rulers who are our own choice, and keep society in confusion for want of a power sufficiently concentered to promote good.” –Oliver Ellsworth, A Landholder, No. III, 1787


Smothering Free Speech Via ‘The Interview’

Gone are the days when HollywoodreleasedCharlie Chaplin’sThe Great Dictator,” a film lampooning Adolf Hitler. Although the film was released March 1941 – months before the attack on Pearl Harbor – it was the comedian’s most successful film. Today, we have a studio poised to release…

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The Mental Universe

Originally posted on consciousshift2012 :

We are living in a mental universe. Everything we see and experience in the world, as well as everything that passes through our awareness – is mental. It is an idea. It is a thought. Generated either by the World-Mind, (or whatever name you choose to call it – the Absolute, the Cosmic Mind, the Supreme Creator – God) or by your own Mind.

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It’s not a lie if you believe it

Originally posted on orwelliania:

11 Tactics Used by the Mainstream Media to Manufacture Consent for the Oligarchy

Reprinted from Humans are free
The mainstream media is aging and collapsing under the weight of its own hubris and arrogance.Now entirely formulaic in presentation and predictable in substance, the ‘major’ outlets of news, which are monopolized under only a small handful of corporations, serve the purpose of misleading the public on important issues and manufacturing consent for government and the oligarchs.The public is still largely numb to this reality, and in a wicked catch-22 for modern man, many people are still addicted to the very media that serves as the primary weapon of social control against them.

The tide is turning, however, and to help break the spell we bring you this comprehensive list of 11 tactics used against the public by the mainstream media to coerce consensus, divide, conquer, ridicule and stifle truthful or meaningful…

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