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<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/08/05/trooper-harassment/ target=_self>Trooper Harassment</a>

Trooper Harassment

There’s a heap of trouble brewing in Texas. In two separate, documented incidents, Texas State Troopers have been caught on-camera sexually assaulting women in what would otherwise have been routine traffic stops. Stopped for mundane things such as speeding – [...]

August 5, 2013 Red State Dems Network
<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/07/30/fast-food-workers-protest-economic-disparity/ target=_self>Fast Food Workers Protest Economic Disparity!</a>

Fast Food Workers Protest Economic Disparity!

Economic disparity, everyone knows about it but few really understand why we have it. The President spoke the other day about how there was a day when even if you didn’t graduate high school you could have got a job [...]

July 30, 2013 Red State Dems Network
<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/07/27/bill-moyers-update-united-states-alec-ag-gag-laws/ target=_self>Bill Moyers: Update on the United States of ALEC and the new Ag-Gag Laws</a>

Bill Moyers: Update on the United States of ALEC and the new Ag-Gag Laws

Bill Moyers has an update to a story we published earlier this year. Muckrakers and activists have been working to expose the brutality of industrialized meat production since Upton Sinclair’s writing of The Jungle in 1906. But an ALEC model bill known as “The [...]

July 27, 2013 Red State Dems Network

Texas Tea: Dark Money Group Spent on House Race, Then Told IRS It Didn’t

by Justin Elliott, ProPublica Shortly before Election Day last year, mailers went out to Texas voters featuring pictures of a Democratic congressional candidate and a rare species of spider, whose discovery had forced stoppage of an important highway construction project. [...]

July 1, 2013 Red State Dems Network

Is the Age of Privacy Over?

In an interview with Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian, former CIA and NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed the National Security Agency’s surreptitious data mining program which made use of phone records for every phone number on the Verizon network, among [...]

June 13, 2013 Red State Dems Network
<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/06/12/time-out-federal-complaint-alleges-rampant-abuse-texas-truancy-program/ target=_self>Time Out: Federal Complaint Alleges Rampant Abuse in Texas Truancy Program</a>

Time Out: Federal Complaint Alleges Rampant Abuse in Texas Truancy Program

by Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica June 12, 2013: This story has been updated with Judge Clay Jenkins’s comment and full statement, as well as the Mesquite school district statement on its website. School tardiness and absences come at a high cost [...]

June 12, 2013 Red State Dems Network
<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/06/12/walmart-accepted-clothing-banned-bangladesh-factories/ target=_self>Walmart Accepted Clothing from Banned Bangladesh Factories</a>

Walmart Accepted Clothing from Banned Bangladesh Factories

by Michael Grabell, ProPublica Since the Rana Plaza building collapse killed more than 1,100 people in April, retailers have faced mounting pressure to improve safety at Bangladesh garment factories and to sever ties with manufacturers that don’t measure up. The [...]

June 12, 2013 Red State Dems Network
<a href=http://redstatedems.com/blog/2013/06/03/now-ban-guns-public-pool/ target=_self>Now, You Can’t Ban Guns at the Public Pool</a>

Now, You Can’t Ban Guns at the Public Pool

by Lois Beckett If you feel unsafe at a public pool in Charleston, W.Va., you may soon have the right to lie there on a towel with a handgun at your side. For 20 years, Charleston has been an island [...]

June 3, 2013 Red State Dems Network