Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Retired NYPD cop charged with assaulting police officer during Capitol riots

A retired New York Police Department (NYPD) officer and former Marine was charged Tuesday for his participation in the Capitol riots on Jan. 6.

6 Capitol police officers suspended for involvement in Capitol riots

29 others remain under investigation for their roles during the Capitol riots on January 6.

Youth climate activists will not stop fighting their climate case – even after 9th...

“The 9th Circuit has deprived people in that Circuit the ability to seek a resolution of a real controversy with their government.”

Donations to black-led food and land organizations shift from charitable giving to true reparations

Transferring wealth to Black-led groups is a particularly potent form of reparations with immediate benefits to communities of color.

Bayer and US officials pressure Mexico to overturn glyphosate ban

“Will they continue the pattern of doing the bidding of global biotech/seed firms like Monsanto? Or, will the USTR respect other countries’ rights to protect the environment and indigenous crops?”

Hershey, Nestlé, Mars and other chocolate makers named in child slavery class action lawsuit

“The cocoa and chocolate industry has zero tolerance for any instances of forced labor in the supply chain.”

Former California Assemblyman sentenced to federal prison for money laundering

U.S. District Judge James Donato sentenced the former State Assemblyman to one year and one day in prison and ordered him to pay $685,000 in restitution.

‘I don’t trust the people above me’: Riot squad cops open up about disastrous...

Interviews with 19 current and former officers show how failures of leadership and communication put hundreds of Capitol cops at risk and allowed rioters to get dangerously close to members of Congress.

Addressing anti-Asian attacks with transformative justice

We need cross-community solidarity more than ever to fight for our collective healing and liberation from all forms of violence.