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How Prosecutors Punish Undeserving People With Plea Deals

Obinna Nwankpa was a violent man. Specifically, he was violent toward women. In 2011, he was convicted of domestic violence in Illinois. In December 2014, Nwankpa was charged with domestic violence against another woman in Anoka County, Minnesota. Two months later he plead guilty to

The War on Drugs Is Far Deadlier Than You Realize

(FEE) — While accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in 2016, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said: The manner in which this war against drugs is being waged is equally or perhaps even more harmful than all the wars the world is fighting today, combined.” The death toll from

Majority of $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Goes to US Military

(ANTIWAR.COM) — The last minute signing of the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill in the US is a big windfall for the Pentagon, who will be getting the majority of the money, in the realm of $700 billion. This includes 14 new ships, 28 new helicopters, and 56

Snowden Explains How the Deep State Influences Presidents

(TIM) — Famed whistleblower Edward Snowden was recently interviewed by Italian publication La Repubblic. The publication noted the 5-year mark of Snowden’s historic act of blowing the whistle on the NSA’s expansive surveillance programs and that “many thought he would end up very badly, but when he connects