Friday, December 2, 2022

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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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.