Monday, February 6, 2023

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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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.