Monday, August 15, 2022

Chicago Police Accused of Operating CIA-style Black Site

The Chicago Police Department has recently been under scrutiny because of the way they are treating detainees. The CPD has been caught torturing people, denying access to defense attorneys, and using excessive force when questioning.

Hope and Wonder Amidst the Misery

British artist and writer Benjamin Crème has been traveling the world preaching to anyone who would listen that Maitreya, the World Teacher, is out there gradually emerging into public view. The story is an extraordinary message of hope.

Students Launch Historic Debt Strike, Refusing to Pay Back Predatory College Loans

Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges system decided not to pay back loans they took out to attend the college. They've launched the nation's first student debt strike against the crushing debt.

Former Tax Collector Caught Stealing $300,000 in Public Funds

Former treasurer and tax collector, Melissa Arnold, admitted to depositing checks into her personal account instead of the Township’s account. She hasn't yet been convicted, but filed a plea bargain, which would make her responsible for paying it back in full.

A Model Philanthropist

Ron Read, a philanthropist and janitor from a small-town in Vermont, shocked his community by leaving behind millions for the common good—gifting the largest bequest to the local library and hospital. What a great way to restore faith in humankind.

In the New Gilded Age, Social Protest Dominates Academy Awards Ceremony

Oscar winners at the 87th Academy Awards took advantage of their stage time by making statements on behalf of minorities and the discriminated-against. It's being hailed the most politically progressive Oscars ever.

Will Immigrants Who Built America Redeem It?

America is not just a land of immigrants, it was built by “foreigners” to reinvent themselves. It's time for a reality check, America—"Remember always, that all of us, you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”

50 Years After Murder, Malcolm X Remembered by Daughter Ilyasah Shabazz and Friend A....

Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, Democracy Now speaks to his daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, and friend, A. Peter Bailey who were both present inside the Audubon Ballroom the day Malcolm X was shot dead.

We Kill Our Revolutionaries

“I am a human being and no human being should be caged like an animal.” Prisoners might soon carry out acts of mass civil disobedience for justice because changes inside prisons need to be made and this is the only mechanism left to them.

The Corporate Debt to Society: $10,000 Per Household, Per Year

The Alaska Permanent Fund proved a success, therefore an America Permanent Fund (APF), based on that program, would benefit both the rich and poor. We all deserve to receive some national productivity.