Patrick M Arthur, Author at ReverbPress

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About Patrick M Arthur

Patrick M Arthur is a freelance journalist who has covered the Occupy Wall Street movement and the New York Mets. He is a member of the National Writers Union whose writing focuses on social justice, science and gonzo journalism

Anonymous Declares War On ISIS, Al-Qaeda: ‘Expect Your Destruction. Nowhere Will You Be Safe.’

January 11, 2015

In retaliation for the Charlie Hebdo killings, the Belgian branch of Anonymous has launched #OpCharlieHebdo, declaring war on Al-Qaeda and ISIS.

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Independent: This Word, It Does Not Mean What You Think It Means

January 9, 2015

In the most recent polling data, it seems more Americans than ever are declaring themselves as politically “independent.” According to Gallup, forty three percent claim the big “I,” while thirty percent and twenty six percent ally with Democrats and Republicans,…

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Another Weed Myth Busted: Colorado Teens Toking No More Than Before

January 8, 2015

Cannabis prohibitionists have used a number of baseless scare tactics since the 1930’s, such as pot leading to violence, sexual deviance, hard drugs, cancer and even insanity. And of course there is every reactionaries’ favorite scapegoat – children. “Think about…

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Low Friends in High Places: The Prince, The Professor, The President and The Pedophile

January 7, 2015

It’s good to know people. Friends are invaluable guides through this rough-ass journey called life. You need people to lift you up, people to make you laugh, people to comfort your sorrows and most of all, you need people to…

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The NYPD’s Going ‘Full Hippie’ — So Who’s Bringing the Weed?!

January 3, 2015

Protesters are nothing but dirty hippies; that’s the first knock, right? When people take to the streets, that most clever of dismissive slurs often gets slung around just before the following pejoratives come out of the Fox News woodwork: lazy,…

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NYPD’s Youngest Officers Already Drunk On Whine

January 1, 2015

The NYPD kicked and screamed when NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio took away their stop-and-frisk. Police Benevolent Association leader Pat Lynch threw a tantrum when de Blasio mentioned he (wisely) has had talks with his biracial son about how to…

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Furious Attorneys Walk Out, Stage ‘Die In’ For Justice

December 19, 2014

You can count New York City public defenders, who are “in the belly of the beast,” among the millions of Americans standing up to the racist tactics of those ostensibly sworn to “serve and protect.” On the afternoon of December…

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Beware the Bots — Outsourcing Has Gone High Tech

December 19, 2014

The ideal tech scenario is to free human beings of work, allowing unlimited leisure and creative endeavors, but that never factored in gangster capitalism.

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NYPD Commissioner Hides While Protesters Call To Have Him Run Out Of Town

December 12, 2014

On Thursday afternoon, inside a lavish Fifth Avenue penthouse, the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce held their 11th annual “Safe Cities, Safe Streets” award ceremony, celebrating the efficiency with which the NYPD terrorizes the colored underclass of New York…

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One Night In the Struggle For America’s Soul

December 9, 2014

The struggle -- if justice is oxygen, we can’t breathe.

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