Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: Dallas

25 Dallas police officers face disciplinary measures for bigoted social media...

“We hope this is shifting the conversations in the department away from a them-versus-us mentality and into a community policing mentality.”

Former Dallas cop charged with murdering unarmed, innocent neighbor

“He felt safe in that apartment, and he was violated.”

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 25

Disneyland Resort raises minimum wage, a Dallas cop is fired after killing an innocent man, fourth Kavanaugh accuser comes forward, and more.

Dallas cop fired after killing innocent man

A grand jury will decide whether to indict Amber Guyger for manslaughter or other criminal charges in the death of Botham Jean.

Four Black female judges use their courtrooms to break the school-to-prison...

Criminal justice is not the only focus of the program. The judges discuss making healthy life choices and maintaining a positive image.

NRA spokesperson: Dallas shooting in which a cop killed a man...

"And this could have been very differently had he actually had a firearm on him."

Dallas cop faces manslaughter charge for fatally shooting innocent man

Chief Hall confirmed that an arrest warrant is being obtained in order to charge the officer with manslaughter for the death of Jean.

Dallas official urges NRA to take its convention elsewhere and address...

Dwaine Caraway is asking the NRA to find another place to host this year's annual convention, as well as urging members to take a stand on the issue.

The Drone Age: A Tragedy in Dallas Ushers in a New...

Should using robots to blow up suspects be used as a solution to domestic crises?

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.