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Video of police attack on peaceful protesters at Occupy Berkeley

This video is difficult to watch and some viewers may find the footage from Berkeley, California disturbing. In it, a line of police in riot gear attempt to surge into a line of peaceful protesters, jabbing with night-sticks. Cries of pain and alarm are heard as the protesters are jabbed…

BP kept using toxic chemical in Gulf despite EPA warning

Angry Louisians watched fragile shorelines and rare birds become coated in thick crude Monday as BP came under mounting pressure ahead of a make-or-break “top kill” operation to stem the tide of oil streaming into the Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, The New York Times reports that “state and federal officials…