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Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen is the editor of The Daily Banter and founder of Banter Media Group. Ben writes a regular column for the Huffington Post and is a regular guest on the RT Network. Ben covered boxing and Mixed Martial Arts for TrueSlant.com, Secondsouts.com, Black Belt Magazine, Boxing Monthly Magazine and ESPN.com. Originally from London, England he currently lives in Washington DC.


Top Articles by Ben Cohen

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ALS Association Responds to Pamela Anderson’s Accusations On Animal Testing

Pamela Anderson is trying to stop people donating to the ALS Association. The long time PETA supporter accused the organization of funding experiments that injected chemicals into monkey brains. It turns out that isn’t true.

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This Is How UK Police Stop Someone With A Knife

Kajieme Powell died after confronting officers with a knife in St Louis. In America, cops can shoot you if they believe you pose a threat to them, but how do other countries police force deal with knife wielding attackers?

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Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) Wants ‘Anglo-American’ Justice in Ferguson

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) demanded Gov. Jay Nixon reinstate the curfew in Ferguson, and allow “Anglo American jurisprudence” to “protect the rights and liberties of everyone involved”.

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Stop Calling Everything “Handcrafted”

What does corporate America do to satiate consumer demand for ‘the real thing’? Simple – put the word ‘handmade’, ‘handcrafted’ and ‘artisanal’ in front of their products.

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Call to Action: Help Support Chez Pazienza Report From Ferguson, Missouri

Chez Pazienza has gone to Ferguson. Please help us support him while he is there.

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Autopsy Reveals Michael Brown Was Shot 6 Times, At Least Twice In The Head

As St Louis erupts once more into chaos, more details are emerging from the shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. In a preliminary private autopsy performed yesterday, it appears that Brown was shot at least six times – with two entrance wounds being found in his head.

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Big Announcement Coming at The Daily Banter – Help Us!

In the next couple of weeks, we’ll be making a pretty big announcement here at The Daily Banter. What is this about? Well, you’ll have wait and see, but we think our readers will love it and get behind us. So just trust us on this one. So what is it that we want from… Read More

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Think America Isn’t Racist? Watch This

The notion that black people are inherently criminalistic is so embedded in the American psyche that the majority of Americans aren’t even aware that they are racist. If you think this is an exaggeration, watch this.

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Shep Smith Apologizes For Robin Williams ‘Coward’ Comment, Thoroughly Redeems Himself

Shep Smith, Fox News’s one and only rational employee did a stupid thing yesterday in the wake of Robin Williams’s suicide. Speaking on his show, Smith lamented the actor’s untimely passing and wondered out loud whether Williams was a coward.

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BuzzFeed Just Got $50 Million to Pollute the Internet With More Crap

This is great to hear for anyone in the business, but when a company has built its name by ripping off other people’s work with the dumbest crap on the internet, it’s somewhat disheartening to see it rewarded so lavishly.

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Robin Williams dies at 63. This Sucks.

According to a police report, Robin Williams has died aged 63 in his home in California. From early reports, it looks to be a suicide via asphyxiation.

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Hillary Clinton Should Keep Quiet on Foreign Policy

Sorry Hillary, if you voted to go into Iraq, you have next to no credibility when it comes to foreign policy.

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Gawker Descends into Dick Pics and Steve Jobs Conspiracy Theories

Gawker is engaging in some of the most puerile garbage on the internet, some of which is becoming so cringeworthy they are in danger of becoming a huge joke.

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Sarah Palin’s News Channel Will Solve America!

Listen up America, Sarah Palin is starting a news channel to solve America’s problems.

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Dear John McCain: Obama Won’t Work With You Because You Are Insane

There’s a very good reason Obama isn’t calling his one-time foe to help him solve the world’s problems, and it’s not because the President is anti-social. It’s because John McCain is fucking insane.

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NBC’s Pulling Of Gaza Reporter Reeks Of Self-Censorship

The American media’s long history of subservience to corporate and political power may have reared its ugly head once again.

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Think Israel isn’t Colonizing Palestine? Look at This Map

If you don’t believe Israel is colonizing Palestine, just look at this map. It should clear up any notion that this is a ‘both sides are bad’ conflict. It isn’t.