Thursday, January 17, 2019

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."

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Former pharmaceutical CEO pleads guilty to opioid bribery scheme

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

The world according to Trump

The world according to Trump is becoming increasingly dangerous, in part because we are not doing our job.

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.

Carmelo Anthony Issues A Powerful Plea To Fellow Athletes In The Wake Of Violence

"We can't worry about what endorsements we gonna lose or going to look at us crazy."

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.

Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

Here we highlight some of the rights challenges that captured the world’s attention this year, illustrating the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.

A World Federation

In order to save the world from destruction in a thermonuclear World War III, the United Nations Charter must be reformed and strengthened.