Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: human rights

From COVID-19 to climate change, human overpopulation is the big white...

Experts warn that continued world population growth will make things worse.

The future may be female but the pandemic is patriarchal

I hope that the rest of us become attached to less polluted air and lower carbon emissions. I hope that we learn to value the lives of women.

Is there homelessness in our future?

The only solution to homelessness is a combination of providing for more low cost housing and boosting income.

Massacre in Nicaragua: Four indigenous community members killed for their land

“We are very concerned about the continued attack against indigenous people in Nicaragua, the lack of protection of their rights, and the impunity of the crimes committed against them.”

Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez unveil ‘Green New Deal For Public Housing’ bill

“The Green New Deal for Public Housing would transition the entire public housing stock of the United States, as swiftly and seamlessly as possible, into zero-carbon, highly energy-efficient developments that produce on-site renewable energy, expand workforce capacity and family self-sufficiency programs and focus on community development.”

Second St. Louis cop pleads guilty after beating undercover detective during...

Boone and Myers remain under indictment on federal charges related to the assault and subsequent cover-up.

Max Blumenthal arrest exposes hypocrisy of western media and ‘human rights’...

Here’s an idea for media outlets and NGOs concerned about the appeal of Russian public relations efforts: start doing your jobs by holding your own authoritarian politicians and politicized police forces to account.

Never had a chance!

It was 1956, Brooklyn, NYC, the year after our beloved Dodgers had finally won a World Series from those Damn Yankees. We...

Report: FBI spying on social movements

It is well past time for Congress to shine light on exactly what’s taking place at the J. Edgar Hoover Building.

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The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.