Monday, November 18, 2019

Philadelphia domestic workers win a new bill of rights

"I deserve to be respected at my workplace - which is others' home - and to receive the same rights and protections that other workers receive."
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Deputy under investigation after tackling teenage quadruple amputee on video

“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”

Reconsidering criminal punishment

We know that the prison system is expensive to maintain and not particularly effective. So what are other solutions to crime?
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Watch: These Tucson teens are making sure they don’t leave reproductive health education access...

Find out how young people in Tucson are taking charge of their health.
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‘This is my home:’ Meet the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case to...

The Obama-era program has granted protection from deportation and a work permit to at least 700,000 undocumented people who were brought to the United States as children.
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CodePink founder Medea Benjamin threatened with arrest after protesting U.S. Foreign interventions

I think people should know that there is a systematic attempt to intimidate those of us who are standing up for international law.

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez unveil ‘Green New Deal For Public Housing’ bill

“The Green New Deal for Public Housing would transition the entire public housing stock of the United States, as swiftly and seamlessly as possible, into zero-carbon, highly energy-efficient developments that produce on-site renewable energy, expand workforce capacity and family self-sufficiency programs and focus on community development.”

Police don’t do a good job tracking hate crimes. A new report calls on...

A day after the FBI released its latest hate crime numbers, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights detailed the many problems with those statistics and what should be done to fix them.

Oklahoma cop arrested for murdering police chief

According to officials, deputies responded to a report of a physical altercation at the hotel and discovered the police chief dead upon their arrival.

Arizona will retry No More Deaths’ activist Scott Warren

The largely ministry-led movement provided humanitarian assistance to the thousands of individuals fleeing violence-ravaged Central American countries.