Sanders' leftist critics can fantasize that they are doing humanity a great service by scoffing at his campaign, but who is making greater strides toward triggering the mass enlightenment that is key to empowering the oppressed?
An Occupy Wall Street protester’s attack on an activist and journalist who filmed fellow activists letting air out of the tires of police cars has highlighted a division within the movement between those who want to protect protesters engaged in illegal acts and others who want to report the straight truth.
The N.Y. Times examines internal police reports in which NYPD commanders discuss their use of "proactive arrests," covert surveillance and psychological tactics at antiwar rallies in 2002. The country that wages preemptive war now has a city police force making "proactive" arrests.
The company's motto is "Don't be evil," but analysts say Google's cash-motivated actions translate into Chinese as "Don't be poor." | story
In negotiating with a second wave of sexual abuse victims, the Catholic Church has "reverted to the bare-knuckles tactics it had long used to silence or marginalize them," critics tell the New York Times, "largely because public attention to the scandals had abated." Read the story.