Saturday, September 25, 2021

“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

Louisiana State Trooper charged with beating unarmed black man

Bowman reportedly suffered multiple injuries, including broken ribs, a fractured arm, and a laceration to his head.

Black, Hispanic, and Asian donors give more to social justice causes, survey finds

Giving to racial and social justice causes is on the rise—especially among donors of color. African Americans are the most likely to give to strangers of all racial and ethnic groups.

Enough! Facebook needs to curtailed immediately

The “bottom line” is that self-regulation is not only a “joke,” but a complete failure.

US militarism’s toxic impact on climate policy

That will require the United States to seriously reduce the military budget and commit to peaceful, practical diplomacy with China and Russia.

GAO report finds DOD fails to combat waste and fraud

The report noted that the DOD has been susceptible to multiple forms of fraud schemes, including fraudulent bid submissions, counterfeit parts, billing for work not performed, and disguising conflicts of interest.

Unemployment insurance isn’t holding back the economy. Inequality is.

If policy makers want to get people back to work, they need to make our economy work for people.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”