Monday, June 14, 2021

Former Orange County police chief charged with involvement in Capitol riots

a former California police chief and five other men were recently indicted on conspiracy, obstruction, and unlawful entry charges.

Colombia’s protests and the coming revolt against authoritarian neoliberalism

It leaves one wondering whether the Andean country is becoming more like its most important ally as many in the western press insist, or if the politics of the United States and its allies are becoming more like those of Colombia.

Florida cop charged with DUI in marked patrol car

“We are emergency suspending him."

Journalist Launches Online Archive to Document Diversity of Rural India

While Sainath is known for his forceful critiques of people in power and the inequality built into contemporary economics and politics, he aims to show the dignity of ordinary people in the face of injustice in "People’s Archive of Rural India."
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Mumia Abu-Jamal’s spiritual advisor confronts DA Krasner and the FOP

An interview with Mark Lewis Taylor, founder of Educators for Mumia Abu-Jamal.

It’s time for YouTube to stop promoting animal abuse

Some 2,000 videos have been found on YouTube in which animals were harmed for entertainment or suffered pain and death.

Diabetic Dies in Jail After Police Refuse to Give Him Insulin

Pemiscot County sheriff’s deputies allegedly refused to give Michael Robinson medical treatment until he became too weak to hold up his own head. Robinson later died, prompting an investigation into his time in jail.

Frederick Douglass: Power concedes nothing without a demand

Despite presidential misconceptions, Frederick Douglass is dead. But he continues to inspire people around the world.

Special Delivery for the Plutocrats

Spending by outside groups exploded from about $15 million in 1998 to more than $1 billion in 2012. And between the Clinton coffers and Koch cash, the crisis will get far worse as the 2016 presidential-election season heats up. Doug Hughes hopes to help change this.

6 causes you should care about right now

The following are examples of some of the most worthwhile causes out there.