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Saturday, 18 May 2019

US police shoot almost 1,000 people dead per year, figures show

quote [ Fatal shootings by police are the rare outcomes of the millions of encounters between police officers and the public. Despite the unpredictable events that lead to the shootings, in each of the past four years police nationwide have shot and killed almost the same number of people - nearly 1,000. ]

When you start digging in to the statistics inside this number, it's painful how obvious the race issue is in the USA.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+3 Informative]
[by XregnaR@1:56pmGMT] [6 comments]

Friday, 17 May 2019

SPACE PIRATES!

quote [ During a hearing on May 14th of the Subcommittee on Aviation and Space U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued that a Space Force is necessary to ward off space pirates.

"Pirates threaten the open seas, and the same is possible in space," he said during his opening statements. Since "the ancient Greeks first put to sea," Cruz argued, we?ve recognized the "necessity to protect waterborne traffic and commerce from bad actors." ]

Climate change is a hoax, but the threat of space piracy is something we need to invest billions into. Totally sane and rational administration.

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+4 WTF]
[by Ankylosaur@2:46amGMT] [9 comments]

Sunday, 21 April 2019

At least 200 killed in Sri Lanka attacks

quote [ At least 207 people are killed and 400 hurt in eight blasts in churches and hotels, as a curfew is announced. ]

One of the two days they knew a Catholic church would be full.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+6 Informative]
[by XregnaR@12:29pmGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Climate Chaos Is Coming ? and the Pinkertons Are Ready

quote [ As they see it, global warming stands to make corporate security as high-stakes in the 21st century as it was in the 19th. ]

Pinkerton man, murdering bastard

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [4 comments]

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

This Is How Human Extinction Could Play Out

quote [ Food-system collapse, sea-level rise, disease. In his new book "Falter," Bill McKibben asks, "Is it Too Late?" ]

Happy Hump Day!


On a related note, the Netflix nature doc Our Planet is stunningly beautiful, explicitly acknowledges the threat humans pose to their home planet, and argues it's not yet too late.

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+4]
[by hellboy@10:10pmGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Instagram Is Full of Conspiracy Theories and Extremism

quote [ Instagram ?memes pages and humor is a really effective way to introduce people to extremist content,? says Becca Lewis, a doctoral student at Stanford and a research affiliate at the Data and Society Research Institute. ?It?s easy, on Instagram, to attach certain hashtags to certain memes and get high visibility.? ]

Uh oh. Somebody actually did think of the kids.

Full article in extended.

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+5 WTF]
[by Paracetamol@7:56pmGMT] [7 comments]

Monday, 25 March 2019

Hate crimes reportedly jumped by 226 percent in counties that hosted Trump campaign rallies

quote [ counties that hosted political rallies with Donald Trump as the headliner in 2016 saw a 226 percent increase in hate crimes over comparable counties that did not host such a rally in subsequent months. ]

Science supporting the existence of stochastic terrorism.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+3 Informative]
[by 5th Earth@2:49amGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 15 March 2019

Christchurch shooting: police search for gunman after mass shooting at mosque

quote [ Centre of New Zealand city locked down as police investigate explosives in crashed car and shots fired at other sites ]

Apparently there was also a bomb found in a car. Humanity was a mistake.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+6 Sad]
[by XregnaR@2:50amGMT] [8 comments]

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Blackwater's Erik Prince: Iraq, privatising wars, and Trump | Head to Head

quote [ In this episode of Head to Head, Mehdi Hasan challenges Erik Prince, the founder and former CEO of Blackwater, on his security firm?s performance during the ... ]

Mehdi Hasan is quite a good interviewer, in a time when we need more of this kind of journalist. I still can't imagine why Prince would come on a platform like this, with such a relentless interviewer
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+4 Good]
[by slaytanik@5:48pmGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 9 March 2019

States with stricter gun control regulations have fewer mass shootings

quote [ A 10% increase in state gun ownership [in a state] was associated with a significant 35.1% higher rate of mass shootings ]

I'm shocked. Shocked, I tell you.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+5]
[by 5th Earth@6:25amGMT] [4 comments]

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