Friday, January 17, 2020

Study shows wealth inequality does make a difference in how long you will live

In the UK and US, being rich can add almost a decade of healthy living to a person’s life.

MIT professor placed on leave for secretly accepting money from Jeffrey Epstein

“The actions of a senior faculty member have raised new concerns. In keeping with MIT practice on faculty discipline, I have asked his department head to consider any appropriate action."

8th New Jersey police officer arrested in FBI corruption probe

“We have zero tolerance for crooked cops in the Paterson Police Department. This should serve as a cautionary tale that crime doesn’t pay, especially in law enforcement.”

NYPD officer resigns after breaking into woman’s home and yelling racial slur

“His actions are wholly inconsistent with the values and standards the New York City Police Department expects and demands of its officers.”

Chris Hedges: Rebellion is the only way to stop the ruling elites

He shares the wisdom he has gained from his experiences watching governments fail to inform us about what to expect and how to build power.

Amazon employees threatened to be fired if they speak out on climate crisis

AECJ says they will continue to take climate action despite the HR threats and Bezos’ promises to conduct a cleaner business.

Governor approves firing entire class of cadets over Nazi salute photo

“This incident was completely unacceptable. Now, we must continue to move forward and work diligently to make sure nothing like this ever happens again.”

Dallas dismissed from lawsuit over police officer killing her neighbor

On December 23, U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn dismissed the city of Dallas from the wrongful death lawsuit, leaving Guyger as the sole defendant in the suit.

Lawsuit accuses Monsanto of causing man’s cancer diagnosis

“Plaintiff’s injuries, like those striking thousands of similarly situated victims across the country, were foreseeable and avoidable.”

National Guard kicks out two men with ties to white supremacy

The investigation was launched after online activists published a report linking the two men to a religious sect identified as a hate group.