Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Second St. Louis cop pleads guilty after beating undercover detective during protest

Boone and Myers remain under indictment on federal charges related to the assault and subsequent cover-up.

Payback? The arrest of Max Blumenthal

The way Blumenthal’s arrest was handled should send a chill down our collective spines because it shows a widening war on left-wing journalists and whistle-blowers that is remarkably resilient to changes in government.

Neoliberalism’s children rise up to demand justice in Chile and the world

If the million Chileans in the street have breached the tipping point for successful non-violent popular democracy, Chile may be leading the way to a global political and economic revolution.

Florida deputy charged with child abuse for assaulting teen on video

“The way the deputy responds, for whatever occurred, whatever type of verbal dialogue was going on, it makes no sense and it wasn’t necessary.”

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Former police officer sentenced to prison for killing unarmed veteran

“He’s never taken responsibility for taking my son’s life. He’s never just said, ‘I’m sorry,’ for killing Tony.”
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“This is a win for our city”: Chicago teachers celebrate end of historic strike...

After weeks of tense negotiations, the city agreed to reduce class sizes, increase salaries by 16% over the next five years and bring on hundreds more social workers, nurses and librarians.

Correctional officers plead guilty to beating handcuffed inmate and attempted cover-up

“These defendants knowingly violated the constitutional rights of an inmate and then lied to cover it up, thereby abusing the powers that the public entrusted to them.”

Climate activist Greta Thunberg declines Nordic environmental prize saying “the climate movement does not...

“I have received the Nordic Council’s environmental award 2019. I have decided to decline this prize.”

Ex-cop sentenced after lying to FBI about bank robbery

A veteran Pittsburgh police officer who lied to the FBI about a bank robbery committed by his girlfriend’s son has been spared a federal prison sentence.