Saturday, July 13, 2024

Ex-cop pleads guilty after shooting unarmed man in back

If convicted, Slager faces a maximum sentence of life in prison for violating Scott’s civil rights under color of law.

Reproductive rights advocates brace for Oklahoma’s near-total abortion ban

"These extremist politicians are willing to turn their own constituents into medical refugees."

This Is What Happens To Humans When They Are Exposed To Too Much Lead

An apology doesn’t change the health effects that Flint residents are seeing as a result of the elevated levels of lead in their water.

Over 200 allegations of abuse of migrant children; 1 case of Homeland Security disciplining...

A federal judge found the department’s own records disturbing and ordered the names of the accused agents made public. Now, DHS has taken its fight against doing so to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Wyoming bill would outlaw renewable energy

Wyoming is waging a quasi-war on wind.

‘Slap in the face’: As Bezos wealth jumps $30 billion amid pandemic, Amazon to...

“It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees.”

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!

Should we disrupt the Democratic Party or try to take it over?

“There are all sorts of things that have to be done in electoral politics, but movements have a distinctive contribution to make in order to create substantial democracy.”

Bernie Sanders supporters are taking over the Democratic Party machine, one state at a...

From California to Massachusetts, a grassroots revolt from the left is wresting control of the party away from the corporate establishment.

Gun control after Parkland: Student survivors lead the way

Undeterred, the students are on the move. They are organizing a march on the nation's capital and in cities around the country, on March 24.