Saturday, December 7, 2019

Former correctional officer pleads guilty to assaulting inmate

Travoris Bottley faces a maximum statutory penalty of up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

Protest as domestic terrorism? The threat to dissent

With activism more and more referred to as a form of terrorism on the right, the left will need to take local and state elections more seriously to halt the trend.
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Edward Snowden: If I came back to the U.S., I would likely die in...

After sharing the documents with reporters in 2013, Snowden was charged in the U.S. for violating the Espionage Act and other laws.
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U.N. report finds over 7 million children worldwide are being held in various kinds...

The global study was published in November, on the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the landmark international treaty affirming the world’s commitment to protecting children.

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

From Alcatraz to Standing Rock: The 50-year arc of Native activism

Tracing the path of pan-Native activism.
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Indigenous protectors are defending the Amazon and ‘paying with their lives’

Human rights groups warned in an open letter that the Amazon’s last uncontacted indigenous people face “genocide,” amid raging fires and mounting incursions into their territories.

Gimme shelter too!!

The real crime is that the rents are much higher than if the renter was able to afford a down payment and pay a lower price for a mortgage on the same property!
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Chicago cop under investigation after body-slamming man on video

“While a single video does not depict the entirety of the interactions between the police and the individual, this particular video is very disturbing.”