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07.08.14 Marina Galperina

Russia is full of problems. Good thing there’s one singular political entity responsible for most of the country’s bans on things — Rospotrebnadzor aka Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being. So if you bored by the censorship, imprisonment and murders of Kremlin policy critics, here’s a nifty list of things Russia has recently banned for you […]

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07.24.13 Marie Calloway

Savn.tv, a media production company associated with the religious and conservative Salvation Army is asking for $100,000 to fund their new anti-porn and anti-prostitution documentary Hard Corps on Kickstarter. The documentary contains interviews with “current and former porn stars, directors, anti-porn specialists and addiction therapists,” as well as “undercover footage” taken in brothels. Aside from exhibiting all the aesthetics […]

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07.16.13 Marie Calloway

Hundreds, possibly thousands of inmates in California’s prisons are in their third week of a hunger strike. They are protesting the “cruel and unusual punishment” practice of solitary confinement and the ways in which prisoners are placed solitary confinement, often based on flimsy reasoning and evidence. In solitary confinement, prisoners remain completely alone in tiny, […]

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03.07.13 Samer Kalaf

This should be common knowledge by now, but the police can’t tell you to stop taking photos of them in public. Your right to do so is protected by not one, not two, but three amendments. The U.S. Department of Justice has just supported a photojournalist Mannie Garcia’s lawsuit against the Montgomery County police after […]

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05.19.11 Marina Galperina

The new doc film Scarlet Road follows Australian Rachel Wotton and her campaign for the rights of two marginalized groups… […]

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