Sister Helen Prejean, one of the world’s best known anti-death-penalty activists, says the spate of federal executions carried out by the Trump administration reflect a “fundamental flaw” in the law, which does not set limits on use of the death penalty. “When you give absolute power over life and death to government officials, they can really do what they want,” she says. We also speak with Sandra Babcock, faculty director of the Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide, who says there is “a paroxysm of violence” coming from the Trump administration.
It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.
A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.
A let-the-rich-be government has opened the doors to the smiling heirs of Italy’s neofascist factions.
Calls for windfall profits taxes have increased globally in recent weeks