Archive for January 27th, 2014

‘Pepper Spray Cop’ Gets More Money Than His Victims
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‘Pepper Spray Cop’ Gets More Money Than His Victims

Lieutenant John Pike from the police department at the University of California, Davis was awarded a huge amount of $119,067 in 2011 alone. On November 2011, Pike was captured on video pepper spraying clearly nonviolent protesters in their faces. Nearly two years later, in October 2013, the Division of Workers’ Compensation awarded Pike $38,055 for the […]

Crowd-Funded HIV Vaccine To Be Given Away FREE by 2016!
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Crowd-Funded HIV Vaccine To Be Given Away FREE by 2016!

A new crowdfunded HIV vaccine is being proposed, and is giving hope to many suffering from the disease. Crowdfunding is a collective effort of individuals who pool their money, usually via the Internet, to support organizations and initiatives that need startup money. What makes this proposed vaccine different from other attempts that have come before? Its […]

U.S. Ranks 34th out of 35 in Childhood Poverty
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U.S. Ranks 34th out of 35 in Childhood Poverty

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), released a report on the poverty and well-being of children in a total of 35 developed nations. How did the United States rank? First? Second? Third??? The United States ranked 34th out of 35 countries in child poverty and welfare rankings, barely beating out Romania. UNICEF documents in their U.N. […]