Thursday, January 17, 2019

Julian Assange: Could 50,000 people provide a human corridor?

Julian Assange should be getting a Nobel Prize, not being persecuted.
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Justice for Jakelin: Lawmakers demand answers in death of 7-year-old girl in border patrol...

Outrage is mounting as lawmakers demand answers for the conditions that led Jakelin Caal Maquín to die after being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Laquan McDonald shooting keeps exposing critical flaws in Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act

After Chicago officials denied records requests from the police shooting, the attorney general’s office did little to push the city to make documents public.

12/3/18 Interview with David Krieger

John Scales Avery interviews Nuclear Age Peace Foundation founder David Krieger on his dedicated and heroic life-long work for the complete abolition of nuclear weapons.

How to hold corporations accountable

It’s time to demand that the economic system work for all of us.

Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in federal prison

“My weakness can be characterized as a blind loyalty to Donald Trump, and I was weak for not having the strength to question and to refuse his demands.”

Police Chief forced to resign amid multiple controversies

“The Mayor contacted me and stated that he wanted me to resign. So, with that said, I want to let all of you know that I will be leaving.”

Supreme Court denies cert in Planned Parenthood case, lower court rulings protecting patients remain

Planned Parenthood was pleased with the Supreme Court's ruling and called it a "win for patients in Louisiana and Kansas."

‘We gonna rise up, rise up ’til it’s won!:’ 140+ arrested at Pelosi and...

"When the people rise up, the powers come back. They tried to stop us but we keep coming back."

Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

Here we highlight some of the rights challenges that captured the world’s attention this year, illustrating the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.