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."
The struggle doesn’t end with prison labor. Prisons also serve a generally repressive function, of which labor is a particular manifestation.
A travel warning was issued by the Bahamas about police violence occurring in the United States.
"We can't worry about what endorsements we gonna lose or going to look at us crazy."
However we interpret the concept, we may not be as "free" as we're led to believe.
Gov. Dayton has requested that The Department of Justice open an independent investigation into Castile’s death.
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.”
It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.
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.