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UK’s abolishment of slavery made many Brits obscenely wealthy

Britain’s colonial shame: Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition | The Independent The British government paid out £20m to compensate some 3,000 families that owned slaves for the loss of their “property” when slave-ownership was abolished in Britain’s colonies in … Continue reading

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A disheartening @CorizonHealth commercial re #DeadInmates

Advocates Launch Allegheny County Jail Health Justice Project | 90.5 WESA A month ago, Frank Smart made a phone call from the Allegheny County Jail declaring that he was not receiving his anti-seizure medication. A few hours later – after … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney Wins All-Important BS Contest | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone

Romney’s performance was better than Obama’s, but only if you throw out criteria like “wasn’t 100% full of shit from the opening bell” and “made an actual attempt to explain who he is and what his plans are.” Unfortunately, that … Continue reading

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