Thursday, June 4, 2020

Tag: Amy Goodman

Watch Bernie Sanders’ full speech in Philadelphia: The future of American...

"Why are we the only major country on Earth not to guarantee healthcare to all people? Why are we the only major country not to have paid family and medical leave?"

AT&T, Time Warner and the Death of Privacy

All your internet searches and preferences, all gathered and “vertically integrated,” sold to police and perhaps, in the future, to any number of AT&T’s corporate customers.

From Palestine to Black Lives Matter

"I want to see more conversation about what it is going to take to preserve the quality of life of black people in this country, who are being systematically murdered, incarcerated, and otherwise marginalized and disenfranchised."

The Crackdown on Dakota Access Pipeline Reporters Shows the Vital Role...

These arrests have raised issues about the complex relationship between activism and journalism.

On Strip Searches And Press Freedom In North Dakota

The free press should now focus a fierce spotlight on the standoff at Standing Rock - a critical front in the global struggle to combat global warming and fight for climate justice.

Meet the Two Journalists Facing Jail Time for Covering Pipeline Protests

Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and documentarian Deia Schlosberg have been arrested for committing journalism.

Judge Dismisses Riot Charges Against Journalist Amy Goodman

“This is a complete vindication of my right as a journalist to cover the attack on the protesters, and of the public’s right to know what is happening with the Dakota Access pipeline.”

Journalist Amy Goodman to Turn Herself in to North Dakota Authorities

The Committee to Protect Journalists has said that the warrant is "a transparent attempt to intimidate reporters from covering protests of significant public interest."

North Dakota vs. Amy Goodman: Journalism Is Not a Crime

We will fight this charge. Freedom of the press is essential to the functioning of a democratic society. North Dakota, muzzle the dogs, not the press.

Arrest Warrant Issued for Journalist Amy Goodman After Covering Dakota Access...

“After the clash, both sides reported injuries, and dozens of protesters reported Dakota Access security personnel attacking them with dogs and pepper spray — as documented in Goodman’s video footage.”

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American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

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.

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”
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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Organizing the rich or the poor?

Which America will be ours after the pandemic?