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Fake checks and Internet scams top 2013 fraud list

The NCL reported that fake checks accounted for almost one in every four (24.23 percent) of scams last year. But Internet scams were not far behind.

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Edward Snowden holds Twitter Q&A session

Whistleblower Edward Snowden took questions from Twitter users on Jan. 23, tackling queries about civil liberties, whether all spying is inherently wrong, and more.

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Moral Mondays expanded in North Carolina

On Feb. 8, the Moral Monday movement, which showed massive momentum in 2013, will return with its biggest event yet, the Moral March on Raleigh.

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Amiri Baraka: 1934 - 2014

"He did for the English syntax what Monk did with the chord. He was an original."

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Does December jobs report mean recovery?

Here the big question on the minds of most working people I talk to: is the talk of economic recovery from the 2008 depression BS? or for real?

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“The Great Dictator” of New Jersey crosses a bridge too far

No one who is knowledgeable about Jersey politics knows of a more reactionary, anti-labor, and personally abusive governor in the state's recent history.

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A year after Newtown, more shootings, more gun profits

"Unless there is a sustained public movement to curb guns as a source of profit, the corporate profit drive will continue to push guns to make money."

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The curious case of Hobby Lobby

Can a for-profit corporation have religion? Can its religious feelings be hurt? If some of its employees take a pill to prevent pregnancy, does that violate the corporation's rights?

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Detroit bankruptcy: Revenue, not spending, the problem

The ruling concerns the 23,500 retired city workers collecting pension benefits.

 

Honoring Grace Bassett, lifelong drum major for justice

Our dear Grace was one of those drum majors for freedom and peace and we loved her for that.

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