Saturday, October 19, 2019

Two Former Police Chiefs Plead Guilty to Violating Civil Rights

Two former Louisiana police chiefs were jailed for tasing inmates after they admitted they knew their actions were unlawful, but continued to deprive inmates of their rights under color of law. How corrupt!

‘A Pipeline Straight to Jail’

With a failing American educational system, the government’s abandonment of poor families and children living in blighted communities end up in prison. But how do they get from that child to that inmate?

The Deadly Epidemic of Mass Murders Spreading Across America

The US. needs to put an end to these mass murders by making politicians responsible for standing up to the NRA and gun industry. Sure supporters of the NRA are going to put up a fight, but the safety of the country’s citizens is a stake.

Roseburg Shooter Mercer Killed One-Third the Annual Gun Death Toll of England and Wales

While the U.S. has the "highest gun ownership in the world and the highest murder rate in the developed world," we have yet to do anything about this ongoing problem. It's time to legislate rationally.

VIDEO: Breast Cancer Patient Arrested for Protesting TPP: 'This Is Price Gouging at the...

Does the highly secretive TPP agreement between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations include a "death sentence clause?" Zahara Heckscher, a cancer patient, talks about why the trade deal "would actually condemn women to death."

Local Resistance Can Overthrow Our Political Masters

It's time we continue the rumblings of rebellion that already frighten the corporate state because dismantling corporate power in community after community is perhaps our only chance of survival.

The Many Ways Women Are Beaten Down in America

Despite all the successes of women, such as earning the right to economic equality, the white male establishment has prevailed. Are women still second-rate members of society today?

Secret Service Director “Forgot” His Agents Were Illegally Investigating Congressman

Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy told investigators he was, in fact, aware his agents had got ahold of confidential information in regards to the Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. So he was aware of this information days before it was released to the public.

A Model for Democracy at the Grassroots Level

A grassroots movement in Iowa is an uplifting example of organized people power in action taking back democracy. Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is fighting the avarice and arrogance of big-money corporations.

Sheriff to Resign After Indicted by Grand Jury

After a video put an Oklahoma sheriff on blast for shooting an unarmed man, he was indicted on two misdemeanors and is set to resign. When will police brutality end?