Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws

Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws

Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws
Natalie Moore: Public policy created racial disparities in sentencing for cocaine and crack. Now, compassion is the guiding policy for heroin.

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Annia King
Annia King 9 months ago

Because heroin is a white people problem suddenly everyone finds their compassion.

Nicholas Smith
Nicholas Smith 9 months ago

Racist drug laws... awesome..

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The New York Times Thu, 11/23/2017 - 01:01

Opinion | Why the Courts Will Have to Save Net Neutrality

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From The New York Times Opinion Section: So drastic is the FCC's reversal on net neutrality, and so weak is the evidence to support the change, that it seems destined to be struck down in court.
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Washington Post Thu, 11/23/2017 - 01:01

Opinion | Trump just took credit for the stock market again. What happens if the economy turns on him?

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A president's insistence that he is fully responsible for the current stock market and economic run up is a risky bet.
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What Will It Take ……….

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What will it take for the people of the UK to wake the hell up? There is hell of a difference in a british stiff upper lip to standing idly by, and getting shafted right up the rear end. The Government openly shows it contempt for the people time and...
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Channel NewsAsia Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:25

Singapore revises up growth forecast for 2017 as Q3 GDP grows 5.2%

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JUST IN: Singapore's GDP growth in Q3 marks the country’s strongest quarterly expansion since 2013.
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Washington Post Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:20

Analysis | When ‘Democrat’ is a worse slur than ‘alleged sexual miscreant’

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Pew’s research has explored a number of ways in which this shift is manifested.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:24

BROWN: Firm urges new license plates to replace ‘ugly, illegible mess’

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A west suburban marketing firm has dubbed Illinois' new license plate design an 'ugly, illegible mess’ — calling the plates the worst in the nation. But can they do any better? Mark Brown poses the question.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 11/22/2017 - 23:22

EDITORIAL: State's attorney's office heads in wiser direction

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Something changed in Cook County last week. We may have witnessed a historic moment toward greater justice.The Cook County state’s attorney’s office dropped charges against 17 men, uncomfortable with the integrity of the police work that led to the charges, and the office did not object when two other men...
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 11/22/2017 - 22:53

CTA announces plans for 25 cent fare hikes for bus and train riders

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The CTA plans to raise bus and train fares by 25 cents, the transit agency announced Wednesday. If approved, the fare hikes will go into effect Jan. 7. The transit agency has no plans to cut service, CTA officials said.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 11/22/2017 - 19:56

LETTERS: Tax bill in Congress would hurt the middle class

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"This tax bill harms the middle class and takes away many deductions upon which we rely."
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 11/22/2017 - 03:22

County budget passes; calls for 321 employees to be laid off

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Hundreds of Cook County employees will be laid off under a 2018 budget passed unanimously Tuesday by the Board of Commissioners.The 321 layoffs were necessitated by a budget hole of about $200 million created when commissioners earlier this year repealed a penny-an-ounce sweetened beverage tax.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Wed, 11/22/2017 - 02:42

Todd Stroger announces he'll again run for Cook County board president

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Todd Stroger — the former Cook County board president who was easily unseated by Toni Preckwinkle amid furor over a county sales-tax increase — told WFLD-Channel 32 on Monday morning that he plans to run against Preckwinkle in the next county board president’s race.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 11/21/2017 - 16:53

Chicago cop gets 5 years in prison for wounding 2 teens in shooting

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A federal judge said he found it "troubling" that a Chicago cop still didn't think he had committed a crime after firing repeatedly into a stolen car filled with teens.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:05

MITCHELL: County aims to protect vulnerable from impact of budget cuts

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Layoffs are never easy.And we can’t say that Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle didn’t give us fair warning that if the dreaded soda tax disappeared, there would be pain.But the most vulnerable persons — children, the elderly and people with disabilities should never have to bear the brunt of...
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:19

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

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A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:15

EDITORIAL: We smell payback by Trump against CNN on AT&T-Time Warner

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The Justice Department on Monday moved to stop the blockbuster merger of AT&T and Time Warner.This means one of two things:A) The Justice Department believes the merger would amount to a dangerous consolidation of communications and media companies, diminishing healthy competition.B) President Donald Trump is behaving again like a tin-pot...
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