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.
"I don't care if it's constitutional or not at this point."
Gov. Dayton has requested that The Department of Justice open an independent investigation into Castile’s death.
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.
A travel warning was issued by the Bahamas about police violence occurring in the United States.
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.
At least 64 captive animals have died at the Mendoza Zoo in the last 7 months, reportedly due to bacteria outbreaks and overcrowding. Arturo died on Sunday due to a “blood circulation imbalance.”
The struggle doesn’t end with prison labor. Prisons also serve a generally repressive function, of which labor is a particular manifestation.
As their cases proceed through the appeals process, these dishonest deputies keep accumulating paychecks from the city.
Instead of accepting responsibility for his crimes, Baca blamed Tanaka in court.