Posts Tagged ‘fucked up’

this is so fucking angering. from the new york times: Federal immigration officials investigating the death of a New York computer engineer from China who died in their custody last summer said Thursday that supervisors at a Rhode Island detention center had denied the ailing man appropriate medical treatment on multiple occasions and that employees […]

i’ve been following this for a few weeks now. the back story is, in 2006, yang jia got beaten by police for cutting in line at a train station in shanxi province. he sustained a concussion and lost three teeth. a year later he was arrested in shanghai and accused of stealing a bicycle which […]

check this npr story on malcolm gladwell’s new book outliers: Can Culture Determine Success? “One of the puzzles that educators have thought about for years is why is it that kids from Japan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong [and] China vastly outperform their American or Western counterparts in math,” Gladwell says. “They score way, way, better […]

from Gothamist: L.I. Wal-Mart Employee Killed in Black Friday Stampede This morning, shoppers apparently broke down the doors of a Valley Stream Wal-Mart, and, in the process, trampled a Wal-Mart greeter to death around 5 a.m. The Nassau County police tell Newsday the store was a “mob scene” and that the worker was a temporary, […]