Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: human rights

LAPD Admits to Underreporting Serious Assaults

While aggravated assaults were actually 23 percent higher than previously reported for 2014, LAPD is doing all it can to improve the accuracy of misreported data within the force. Will accountability put an end to 8 years of deceit?

US Used AC-130 Airborne Gunship Equipped with Anti-Personnel Shells in Deadly...

The recent Kunduz hospital slaughter was no mistake: Evidence against the U.S. continues to mount that the attack on a fully operational hospital was a "monstrous war crime." So why the cover up?

‘A Pipeline Straight to Jail’

With a failing American educational system, the government’s abandonment of poor families and children living in blighted communities end up in prison. But how do they get from that child to that inmate?

Latest US War Crime is the Murderous Destruction of a Hospital...

The best statement President Obama could come up with after the U.S. bombed and destroyed a hospital in Afghanistan, killing innocent civilians and volunteer doctors from Doctors Without Borders, was “We’re sorry”? This is why the rest of the world hates the U.S.

Roseburg Shooter Mercer Killed One-Third the Annual Gun Death Toll of...

While the U.S. has the "highest gun ownership in the world and the highest murder rate in the developed world," we have yet to do anything about this ongoing problem. It's time to legislate rationally.

VIDEO: Breast Cancer Patient Arrested for Protesting TPP: 'This Is Price...

Does the highly secretive TPP agreement between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations include a "death sentence clause?" Zahara Heckscher, a cancer patient, talks about why the trade deal "would actually condemn women to death."

Things Like Ted Cruz’s Threat to Kill Iran’s Ayatollah Are Why...

Decades of American dirty tricks and plots against the Iranian people might be the main reason why Iranians don’t trust the U.S. And Ted Cruz confirmed that on Friday at the Value Voters Summit conference.

Sheriff to Resign After Indicted by Grand Jury

After a video put an Oklahoma sheriff on blast for shooting an unarmed man, he was indicted on two misdemeanors and is set to resign. When will police brutality end?

Three Exceptional Facts About America

A tide of paranoia is mounting with the litany of predictions of doom and disaster for the U.S. Tom Engelhardt discusses why it's safe to be a paranoid American living in today's world.

State Terror Against People of Color

Too many families are unable to find social justice because they are rendered invisible by the media and crushed by poverty. And this nightmare they are living will only grow as poverty and inequality expand.

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."