Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: Arkansas

Arkansas sheriff convicted of assaulting two detainees in custody

“The Justice Department will continue to vigorously prosecute officers who abuse their authority to make clear that no one is above the law.”

Little Rock, Arkansas launches program that invests in the city’s homeless...

The program is a “day's work for a day's pay and access to resources that will help them get to the next step to create the life that they want."

Police release audio recording of woman drowning during 911 call

“I understand that listening to a person going through the panic that Ms. Stevens was in those final moments of her life, we would all hope that we would get a little bit better response than perhaps she was given."

Former State Senator sentenced to 18 years in prison for bribery...

“Jonathan Woods violated the public’s trust and misused his authority for the purpose of lining his own pockets."

Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

It takes FIVE MILLION gallons of freshwater to frack a single...

Five million gallons equals 250,000 bathtubs, or seven Olympic-sized swimming pools.

An attempted mass killing in Arkansas

Whether or not Gov. Asa Hutchinson has his way, the lives of eight men hang in the balance.

People in Arkansas Poisoned by Koch Brothers-Owned Paper Plant

Residents have been reported experiencing respiratory and sinus problems, sore throats, nausea and allergies which could be from these factory toxins.

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China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.