Saturday, April 4, 2020

SWAT Team Raids Wrong House Holding Mother and Children at Gunpoint

A SWAT team raids the wrong home in Worcester, MA where Marianne Diaz and her children were asleep during the pre-dawn hours when a gang of heavily armed men stormed the house. This botched raid is “troubling.”

Eulogy for a Friend

Chris Hedges recently delivered this eulogy for his friend and former divinity school classmate, the Rev. Terry Burke, who spent 31 years as the pastor of the First Church Jamaica Plain in Boston.

Four Deputies Plead Guilty to Drug Charges

An undercover investigation at Shelby County Corrections revealed corruption after four deputies were indicted for attempting to smuggle and distribute OxyContin inside the facility. Are Illicit activities running rampant in our prisons?

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.

Corporate Welfare in California

Right now, a grassroots movement is growing of Californians determined to reform this broken commercial property tax system, and who know California needs more stable funding for its schools, libraries, roads, and communities.

VIDEO: As Jimmy Carter Discusses Cancer Diagnosis, Former Aide Praises Him as Honest, Noble...

While Jimmy Carter revealed his cancer diagnosis, Gary Sick, a former aide of the president, talks to Democracy Now about the thirty-ninth president of the U.S.

The Unending Persecution of Chelsea Manning

The government’s cruelty is taking another turn against Chelsea Manning as they try to destroy her for providing classified information to WikiLeaks more than 5 years ago. But why?

VIDEO: 'A State of Emergency:' At Least 17 Transgender Women Have Been Murdered This...

"We are living in a moment where we should be incredibly concerned about all of the mechanisms of violence against our community." And it's time we shed some light on the recent killings of transgender people.

Prosecute US Companies Who Hire Illegal Immigrant Workers to the Fullest Degree

Who is primarily responsible for facilitating a steady inflow of illegal immigrants into our country? The guilty parties include a huge number of U.S. companies and our own government.

Officer Charged with Murder After Killing Unarmed Man with His Hands Up

After fellow officers admitted that a police shooting in Fairfax County was not clean, the officer who shot and killed the victim was recently fired and charged with murder. It's about time officers are being held accountable.