Friday, July 19, 2019

Seeking continued support for 9/11 victims

September 11th, 2001 will always be a day marked by tragedy and loss for the United States. As clouds of smoke and...
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Amazon workers demand fair pay & conditions as company continues undercutting rivals

While online shoppers around the world flocked to Amazon’s mega-sale “Prime Day” this week, the retail giant faced growing outrage from protesters,...

No charges filed against NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner on video

Justice Department officials announced Tuesday that no federal charges would be filed against suspended NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for directly causing the death of Eric Garner in 2014. Despite the fact that Officer Pantaleo was recorded...

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...

Florida law throws voter rights restoration into chaos

The new law makes it impossible for returning citizens to know whether they are eligible to vote.

Texas judge convicted of bribery and obstruction

“No one – especially a judge – is above the law.”

The US is quietly opening shelters for babies and young kids. One has 12...

One of the infants is just 2 weeks old and was born in the United States, making the child a U.S. citizen in the custody of the federal refugee agency.

‘We won’: Environmental activists claim victory after Detroit incinerator closes

Citing poor air quality and environmental racism, residents of the majority Black neighborhood surrounding the plant had long fought for its closure.

On a Philippine island, indigenous groups take the fight to big palm oil

After years of struggling against the odds for the rights to their land, the indigenous peoples of Palawan appear to be making progress.

Philanthropists raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for groundbreaking Climate Emergency Fund

"In order to tackle the problem, we need to first define it accurately and force our leaders to declare a climate emergency."