Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Tag: justice system

Why haven’t presidential candidates proposed to end the criminalization of poverty?

The Democratic candidates are missing an opportunity to pitch sweeping criminal justice reform as an economic justice issue.

Declawed special prosecutor: A mockery of independence and justice

Here's today's predictable nightmare when legislation imprisoned the Special Prosecution role under the Dept. of Justice. Or more accurately, in Trumpian times the slavish Dept. of Injustice and Coverup.

Packing the Supreme Court

Mitch McConnell’s long-term strategy of packing the Court in order to entrench the Republican Party is becoming an obscene reality.

Three LGBTQ cases before the Supreme Court asks the question: How...

Will the Supreme Court back LQBTQ rights? Time will tell.

Men, we can do better

Survivors of sexual assault like Christine Blasey Ford deserve our support, not our opposition.

The victims who don’t count

“People with money and power are treated differently in our justice system. They’re not policed the same way.”

Everything Wrong With How Our Justice System Treats Poor People, In...

“Driving while poor” can be a harrowing experience, as minor offenses can lead to fines that low-income drivers cannot afford.

The Mirage of Justice

There seldom are trials for the poor. Instead, under threat of draconian sentences, they are forced to accept plea bargains. The system is a sham set up for elites with godlike powers who seek to advance themselves and their agendas at the expense of the downtrodden.

The Best Way To Honor Tamir Rice is by Reforming Our...

How many times will our justice system refuse to charge police with killing unarmed black people?

VIDEO: Is Oklahoma Set to Execute an Innocent Man? Inside the...

Oklahoma is scheduled to execute Richard Glossip on Wednesday night. But as time is running out, is the state about to kill an innocent man? Democracy Now discusses the case.

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CEO pay is up nearly 1000% over the last four decades

"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or taxed more)."

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill larger than Exxon...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...