Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Judge blocks Trump plan to add citizenship question to census, citing ‘smorgasbord’ of broken...

U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman wrote that in deciding to add a citizenship question to the census, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated a “veritable smorgasbord” of federal rules and “alternately ignored, cherry-picked, or badly misconstrued the evidence in the record before him.”

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing Sonoran Desert

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

Uniting for a Green New Deal

This is an opportunity to unite in support of a bold new vision for our society.

Former pharmaceutical CEO pleads guilty to opioid bribery scheme

On Wednesday, former Insys president and CEO Michael Babich pled guilty in federal court.

A potentially tectonic event shakes up the Mumia Abu-Jamal case

The case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who has become a powerful voice from inside of what he calls the U.S. “prison industrial complex,” is far from over.

Canadian police block journalists from covering indigenous pipeline protest

“The provincial and federal governments must revoke the permits for this project until the standards of free, prior and informed consent are met."
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Video reveals police sergeant kicking handcuffed teen in the face

“That is unacceptable and intolerable and that’s why we charged him.”

Denouncing focus on violence, women march in France to reclaim anti-austerity message of ‘Yellow...

"Macron your goose is cooked, the chicks are in the street!"

U.S. to investigate discrimination against Native American students on Montana reservation

The Education Department said it will look into a long-standing complaint of racial inequities in Wolf Point schools after The New York Times and ProPublica wrote a story about the issue.

Lawsuit filed against jail officer for shooting inmate with shotgun on video

“At the time of the shooting, Prado was absolutely no threat to any of the corrections officers.”