Saturday, February 27, 2021

Farmer protest: It seems India is at war with itself

The demonstrators are requesting that Mr. Modi repeal farming laws that would limit the public authority's job in horticulture and open more space for private financial specialists.

Indigenous peoples reclaim the National Bison Range

“We are such a place-based people. To have this land back, to be in control of it, is a fresh, new hope.”

New report shows persistent racial and ethnic disparities in youth incarcerations

While youth incarceration has dropped by almost half over the last decade, Back and American Indian youth are more likely to be incarcerated than white youth.

Water protectors hold their ground in Wild Rice Country

“Indigenous people and our allies are resisting across the whole pathway of this pipeline.”

After the Muslim ban

I’m glad Biden repealed Trump’s Muslim ban, but the work of repairing the harm is just beginning.

Police officers suspended after pepper-spraying 9-year-old girl on video

“I’m not going to stand here and tell you that for a 9-year-old to have to be pepper-sprayed is OK. It’s not.”

New York City council proposes sweeping NYPD reforms

The council has announced a package of bills to reshape the NYPD and improve officer accountability. A City Council member cited a “direct line” from ProPublica’s coverage to the proposals.

Parents of Sandy Hook victims: Naming of Marjorie Taylor Greene to education panel an...

"Giving Representative Greene the platform to spread dangerous dogma only rewards and normalizes this abhorrent behavior, places already vulnerable groups in danger, and further traumatizes survivors."

Humanity lives

To be better humans, we need to tell the truth and not let ourselves fall victim to greed and corruption.

Former VA doctor sentenced to 25 years in federal prison

“Today, [Jonathan] Yates has been called to account for his heinous acts. While his prison sentence will not undo the significant harm Yates inflicted on the victims, we hope that it will ease their pain.”