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Women in Tech: Study shows 60% of Silicon Valley women experience sexual harassment at work

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The latest study from ElephantInTheValley.Com surveyed more than 200 women who have worked in Silicon Valley for at least 10 years.  Their results are unequivocally negative for women in these careers.  60% of women have been sexually harassed at work, 65% of whom  were subject to unwanted sexual advances from …

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Time-warp? GOP’s Rhetoric On Race and Diversity Hearkens Back To 1964, Further Isolates Them In A Changing America

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Time and again, we’ve heard prominent members of the GOP make racially charged comments when discussing crime, gun violence, immigration, and social policies. We roll our eyes, we laugh, we look the other way, or most typically, we subvert a combination of all three. It’s the GOP’s awkward elephant (pun …

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Controversial police surveillance program “Beware” being tested in Fresno

Fresno Chief of Police Jerry Dyer inside the Fresno Police Department's crime center. (Nick Otto/For The Washington Post)

Databased information collected by the NSA is being used to determine your “threat level” to police if you live in Fresno, California.  Your arrest history, purchase history, deep web searches, and social media posts may be synthesized by a new piece of software called Beware. While police argue the information …

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Cops Intimidate Witnesses Into Changing Their Stories In Fatal Shooting

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 frame from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being shot by officer Jason Van Dyke 16 times in Chicago. Chicago officials released hundreds of emails Thursday Dec. 31, 2015 related to the video that wasn't released until more than a year after the shooting.  The emails, including some between city officials asking how they should respond to demands for the video, were released to media outlets that have been pressing for the documents for weeks.  (Chicago Police Department via AP, File)

According to Gawker, “Just when it seemed impossible for Chicago police officers to come off any worse in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, lawyers for the family now assert at least three witnesses were interrogated for hours, threatened and forced to lie about what they saw.” Full Story …

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