Monday, July 15, 2019

Deputies Plead Guilty to Covering Up Assault Against Inmate’s Brother

Two of the five deputies accused of brutally assaulting an inmate’s brother visiting the Men’s County Jail in Los Angeles have already pled guilty to criminal charges. Just another example of police brutality and deputies’ false reports.

Exclusive: Gay High School Student Delivers Valedictorian Speech He Was Barred from Giving

Evan Young, the 2015 class valedictorian of Twin Peaks Charter Academy High School in Longmont, Colorado was prevented from giving his graduation speech because he was going to announce he is gay. But Young finally got his chance and was praised for his bravery.

Discarding the Elderly

The elderly have become the victims of financial exploitation and neglect. Is America going through the greatest retirement crisis in the history of the world?

Jeffrey Sterling vs. the CIA: An Untold Story of Race and Retribution

There is much more to the story of Jeffrey Sterling, who is expected to enter prison soon, and the CIA. The former CIA agent's accusations about racial discrimination at the agency is just one part of the real story.

The Pre-Charge Punishment of Julian Assange

While Julian Assange, the founder and editor of the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, was granted political asylum from Ecuador, the U.K. is refusing to give him free passage out of the country. Could this be an act for the U.S. who wants him jailed?

FIFA Executives Indicted on International Corruption Charges

The defendants face maximum terms of 20 years in prison for the RICO conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, money laundering, and obstruction of justice charges. Did they get what they deserved?

Ten Ways to Make the Economy Work for the Many, Not the Few #7

American workers need a union to bargain on their behalf. Low-wage workers in big-box retail stores and fast-food chains need a union even more. If we want average Americans to get a fair share of the gains from economic growth, they need to be able to unionize.

DOJ Reaches Agreement to Reform Cleveland Police Brutality

The Department of Justice found that a pattern of excessive force has eroded public confidence in the Cleveland Police Department. How will they repair the distrust between the community and the people they protect?

Our Mania for Hope Is a Curse

“Humanity is never stationary." And it's only those who accept the very real possibility of dystopia that are the likely ones to carry out the self-sacrifice necessary for revolt.

Indicted: Grand Jury Brings Charges Against Baltimore Police Officers Tied to Freddie Gray Death

Charges were brought against six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray clearly leading the way to a criminal trial. And the most serious indictments—second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter—remain.