Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: disabled americans

Why disability rights advocates are pressing the Senate to allow an...

The push for voters with disabilities, and for overseas and military voters, pits civil rights activists against cybersecurity advocates.

Woman Pleads Guilty to Torturing and Enslaving Disabled People

Linda Weston pled guilty on Wednesday for stealing over $200,000 in Social Security benefits from disabled people. She and her co-conspirators held disabled adults and their children captive for roughly a decade.

POPULAR

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.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”