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The 132 page report catalogs hundreds of incidents of alleged excessive use of force and the violation of basic rights and liberties by police officers against protesters, journalists, legal observers and bystanders at Occupy Wall Street protests over the course of the last nine months.
Here at IVN yesterday, on the basis of early mainstream media assessments, it was reported that only a few hundred individuals turned out in New York City for the May Day actions. This would come as a big surprise to anyone who was there.
For those looking for a silver bullet to fight obesity, you will have to keep looking. A study released by the University of North Carolina found that among people living in “food deserts,” the availability of grocery stores does little to improve eating habits. “Food deserts” are considered geographic areas with easy access to fast food and few or no grocery stores.