Friday, January 17, 2020

Chris Hedges: Rebellion is the only way to stop the ruling elites

He shares the wisdom he has gained from his experiences watching governments fail to inform us about what to expect and how to build power.

Amazon employees threatened to be fired if they speak out on climate crisis

AECJ says they will continue to take climate action despite the HR threats and Bezos’ promises to conduct a cleaner business.

Governor approves firing entire class of cadets over Nazi salute photo

“This incident was completely unacceptable. Now, we must continue to move forward and work diligently to make sure nothing like this ever happens again.”

Dallas dismissed from lawsuit over police officer killing her neighbor

On December 23, U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn dismissed the city of Dallas from the wrongful death lawsuit, leaving Guyger as the sole defendant in the suit.

Lawsuit accuses Monsanto of causing man’s cancer diagnosis

“Plaintiff’s injuries, like those striking thousands of similarly situated victims across the country, were foreseeable and avoidable.”

Denouncing corporate climate profiteers, comedy icon Lily Tomlin arrested at #FireDrillFriday protest in DC

"These corporations are making oodles of money on the front end, oodles of money on the back end. It is beyond reprehensible."

National Guard kicks out two men with ties to white supremacy

The investigation was launched after online activists published a report linking the two men to a religious sect identified as a hate group.

Virginia school system gives students time for protests

“I think we’re setting the stage for the rest of the nation with this.”

Michael Moore: Americans pay more for healthcare than others, but “we don’t call it...

“The real question never gets asked. They always want to pin them on how much is it going to cost in taxes.”
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Police were ready to shoot indigenous pipeline protesters in Canada, documents reveal

The protesters' lawyer Martin Peters said the police had acted as “security guards” for the company.