Not only is a police sheriff responsible for ensuring the safety of a community, he or she must also hold those within the administration to higher standards. That's what Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office did to one of its own, Captain James “Jim” Corder.
The long saga of Isis Brantley, a hair stylist from Texas, who was arrested for braiding hair without a barber’s license, has come to an end nearly 20 years later. A court has ruled that the state’s actions were unconstitutional—and shameful, abusive and silly.
Due to the fact that girls are seen as an economic burden and boys a source of income, girl babies have been aborted and murdered in their millions in India. Adolescent and adult females are treated no better. These corrupt social practices need to end.
In 1915 one of the most nakedly racist films was screened in the White House. One hundred years later a very different film, directed by an African-American woman, was screened there. Change happens, slowly, but it happens. Could the birth of a new nation be at hand?
Even though his actions didn't harm or kill any people, Jeffrey Sterling, former CIA case officer, faces a maximum sentence of 100 years in prison and a fine of up to $2.25 million. His sentencing is scheduled for April 24.
It's debated that the movie, “American Sniper,” showcases despicable aspects of U.S. society—our gun culture, blind adoration for the military and innate privileges as Christians. Does the movie cater to a "deep sickness rippling through our society?"
The President’s recent SOTU speech did not allude to future help for the pro-middle-class proposals many hoped would turn into laws, it did not make many feel at ease about the TPP decisions soon to be made, and it did not give many progressives comfort as to what the political future will bring.
Barrett Brown, a freelance journalist, was sentenced to 5 years and three months in prison for posting a hyperlink containing stolen credit card information. The excessive prison sentence looming over Brown has gained massive media attention.
If the strategies and tactics within this document are implemented successfully, our movement will be more united, driven, connected, funded, and determined than ever before. The corporate state will be broken in both finances and spirit.
The CIA is on a quest to gain more respect. Is the agency seeking a very harsh prison sentence for Jeffrey Sterling to serve as a warning to others?