Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Bahamas Just Issued a Travel Warning to the United States

A travel warning was issued by the Bahamas about police violence occurring in the United States.

Cleveland Police Ask For Emergency Suspension Of Open Carry Laws During Republican Convention

"I don't care if it's constitutional or not at this point."

Prison Labor Revolts Shake the Foundations of the Corporate State, Part I

The struggle doesn’t end with prison labor. Prisons also serve a generally repressive function, of which labor is a particular manifestation.

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."

Mumia Abu-Jamal Moved from Prison to Intensive Care, Supporters Seek Access and Answers

Imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther, Mumia Abu-Jamal, has been taken to the Intensive Care Unit of his prison hospital without notifying his family. Democracy Now discusses this situation and what needs to happen next.

Writing as Resistance

Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.

The world according to Trump

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

Republicans Call Everyone But Governor Snyder for Congressional Hearing on Flint Water Crisis

It is unknown who will be called to testify at the hearing, or why the Governor of the State, whose administration and appointees were responsible for the decisions that led to the public being forced to drink and bathe in contaminated water for so long, isn’t being called to the hearing.

This Wind-Powered Device Pulls 11 Gallons of Drinkable Water From the Air Each Day

This low-cost, low-tech water condenser could help create water self-sufficiency in communities around the world that lack regular access to clean, drinkable water.

‘Worst-of-its-kind:’ Alabama abortion ban could punish providers with 99 years in prison

“It’s time to listen to women, not punish us for trying to make critical decisions about our own families and our own lives.”