Catalonia Riot Police Injure Over Several Hundred Protesters Including Firemen & Elderly Voters During Referendum

Written By: Nick Long

Following the path of the U.K. in their Brexit vote towards independence from the European Union, Catalonia held a referendum yesterday which was met by brute force when riot police began beating up defenseless voters lining up to cast their ballot. Young or old did not matter in the brutal onslaught of rubber bullets and sticks as police sought to seize ballot papers and prevent voters from making it to polling stations. 

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John Oliver Exposes The Truth Behind Corporate Mergers

Posted By: Nick Long

From small business to corporate conglomerates, politicians have a tendency to play both sides of the fence when it comes to their campaigns.  Both republicans and democrats are guilty of this facade since monopolies have graced all sides the spectrum and continue to prosper beyond public opinion or control. 

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All The Outrage About Airlines Dragging Passengers Off Planes Is Pointless

Written By: Nick Long

While there are plenty of cases where airlines have not treated their customers with respect, the recent incident of a woman dragged off a flight brings up an important point on why forced freedom and "unity" will never be sunshine and rainbows in complicated world of rules.  If you haven't seen the video yet it's posted below, but what is interesting about her reasons for protesting are dog allergies and the fact that others are utilizing their unique advantages to bring their pets onto the plane. 

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Is It Ever A Good Idea To Arm Violent Non-State Actors?

Patricia Sullivan, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

In May, President Donald Trump authorized a plan to arm the YPG, a Kurdish militia in Syria. A month later, the YPG and their Arab partners in the Syrian Democratic Forces began the fight to take the Syrian city of Raqqa back from the Islamic State. While the U.S., Russia and Jordan agreed to a ceasefire in southwest Syria that went into effect Sunday, the intense battle for Raqqa continues in the north of the country.

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