Saturday, July 4, 2020

Bayer to pay $10 billion in cancer lawsuits over Roundup

“Even as we celebrate and congratulate those who made this day possible, millions of people are being exposed to glyphosate.”

L.A. City Councilman arrested in federal corruption probe

“Councilman Huizar violated the public trust to a staggering degree, allegedly soliciting and accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from multiple sources over many years.”

Whistleblowing, the pandemic and a ‘law and order’ system of injustice

The American psyche must come out from behind the flag and confront the realities of its quixotic view of the American dream and American justice.

Trump’s incitement of police violence

Arrogance by police often mirrors the stance of individuals above the cops.

Martin Luther King’s giant triplets

It remains an open question, however, when their silent acceptance of militarism, materialism, and the abuse of Planet Earth will end.

The Supreme Court upholds DACA. So what now?

We have to be willing to embrace new ways of thinking about creating healthy communities, in the same way we’ve changed our habits during the current pandemic.

Police violence and racism have always been tools of capitalism

When the historical and current practices of police are examined, it is evident police have been designed to uphold the status quo including racial injustice and class inequality.

‘It’s about terrorizing Us’: Environmental racism expert draws parallels with police brutality

“If this moment can be sustained through further conversations, I think there can be a breakthrough.”

Police detective charged in fatal shooting

“His conduct was reckless. It was reckless and in violation of the Fourth Amendment.”

How the Supreme Court undermined the Black vote

Black Americans braved police violence at Selma and galvanized support for the Voting Rights Act. Fifty years later, the Supreme Court’s Shelby decision ushered in a new era of racially targeted voter suppression.