Sunday, August 25, 2019
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Meet Alvaro Enciso, the artist placing crosses in Sonoran desert to memorialize migrant deaths

More than 3,000 human remains have been found in the Sonoran Desert, most of them of migrants fleeing their home countries to...

Racism v public health

“Racism is a threat to public health,” says medical professional (Physician Assistant, Preventative Cardiology) Leslie Gregory. Huh?  How...
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Portland rejects proud boys & other ultra-right groups as Trump tries to criminalize Antifa

A crowd of white nationalists took to the streets of Portland, Oregon, over the weekend for what they dubbed the “End Domestic...

The fall and rise of public heroism

Recently I watched The Man Who Was Too Free, a moving documentary about the Russian dissident politician Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down in...

‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

NYPD fires officer responsible for Eric Garner’s death

Recorded on video using a banned chokehold on Eric Garner in the moments before his death, NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo was terminated from the department on Monday. Although...
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Activist Scott Warren, facing federal charges for aiding migrants, says he won’t be deterred

Warren, a longtime volunteer with the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, was charged with three felony counts for his alleged crime of providing food, water and shelter to migrants in Ajo, Arizona.

Deputy resigns after punching handcuffed inmate in face on video

“Valentin abandoned his sworn pledge of service to the community, and blemished the integrity of not only the deputies with which he served, but all law enforcement officers sworn to protect and defend the constitutions."

Meet the Parkland father keeping his son’s message alive through art

Since the murder of his son Joaquin in the Parkland shooting, Manuel Oliver has been tackling the gun violence epidemic through “nonviolent creative confrontation.”