Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: Democracy Now!

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."

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.”

"The Paris Agreement Will See the Planet Burn": Former Bolivian Climate...

Pablo Solón once sat at the same table as the world leaders gathered in Paris to hammer out a U.N. agreement on global warming. Now he stands on the outside.

Russell Brand on Revolution, Fighting Inequality, Addiction, Militarized Police & Noam...

For years Russell Brand has been one of Britain’s most popular comedians, but in 2014, he also emerged as a leading voice of Britain’s political left. Hear his thoughts on the most current causes.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Microplastics are blowing in the wind: New Study shows plastic pollution falling from the...

"They're a brand new [type of] pollution, but there's so much of it and it's increasing so fast that it's something we really need to start learning about."

To Ola Bini, a political prisoner caught up in the Assange debacle

My Swedish friend is sitting in a jail cell.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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