Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: justice

Trump prosecutors make move to ensure that embassy protectors are convicted

In this period of normalized illegality and attempts at intimidation, we shall not allow the state to move against these courageous activists without resistance from our movements.

Mayor indicted on federal bribery and fraud charges

“The unearthing of allegedly blatant corruption at the top levels of government in the City of Taylor should disturb every citizen of our state."

Chicago cop under investigation after body-slamming man on video

“While a single video does not depict the entirety of the interactions between the police and the individual, this particular video is very disturbing.”

Deputy under investigation after tackling teenage quadruple amputee on video

“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”

Hollow promises of a better life: Modern day slavery

Like many of the issues facing humanity, modern day slavery demands a coordinated consistent approach, cooperation and commitment, nor just among governments, but between nongovernmental organizations, and multinational corporations.

Why aren’t Americans rising up like the people of Chile and...

We can’t predict exactly what catalyst will trigger a mass movement in the U.S. like the ones we are seeing overseas, but with more and more Americans demanding an alternative to a system that doesn’t serve their needs, the tinder for a revolutionary movement is everywhere.

CodePink founder Medea Benjamin threatened with arrest after protesting U.S. Foreign...

I think people should know that there is a systematic attempt to intimidate those of us who are standing up for international law.

Oklahoma cop arrested for murdering police chief

According to officials, deputies responded to a report of a physical altercation at the hotel and discovered the police chief dead upon their arrival.

Neoliberalism’s children rise up to demand justice in Chile and the...

If the million Chileans in the street have breached the tipping point for successful non-violent popular democracy, Chile may be leading the way to a global political and economic revolution.

You will have Social Security just like your parents and grandparents—if...

We all, young and old, can have the same thing, but we need to demand it and to fight for it.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?