10 ways the system is rigged to protect cops who kill


Officers like Daniel Panteleo and Darren Wilson aren’t anomalies. Our police force can murder with impunity By Steven Rosenfeld/Alternet As passions and protests flared on the streets of New York City following a Staten Island grand jury’s decision Wednesday not to indict the white NYC police officer whose chokehold and rough arrest killed Eric Garner, anContinue reading “10 ways the system is rigged to protect cops who kill”

“If you hate Comcast click your remote three times” Why Comcast is the worst company in America


The world’s largest broadcasting and cable company motto should be: If you do a thing, do it as badly as possible By:  Lynn Stuart Parramore/ALTERNET There are a lot of really strong contenders for the title of worst company in America. Walmart, Bank of America, Ticketmaster and Carnival Cruise Lines have all consistently delivered exquisitelyContinue reading ““If you hate Comcast click your remote three times” Why Comcast is the worst company in America”

9 Reasons Not Having Kids Is the Best Decision I Ever Made


Some people feel their kids are their greatest achievement. For a long time I thought mine was not having any.  By: Liz Langley/Alternet.com “What’s your greatest achievement?” That’s such a good question. It lets you dwell for a moment on the things you’ve got in the plus column of your life rather than the minus,Continue reading “9 Reasons Not Having Kids Is the Best Decision I Ever Made”