Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: justice

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.”

Yet another mass shooting in US as gunman kills at least...

The Virginia shooting comes days after a gunman killed five people at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs.

An obituary for our world

Yes, my obituary is a given, but humanity’s should be so much less so.

Los Angeles is creating a model for fighting mass incarceration

Los Angeles County is laying out a vision for reducing incarceration and providing care that could have national significance.

The empire’s new clothes

But here’s the truth of our moment: the larger picture of American (in)justice has become far more damning than any case could be.

Anti-abortionists played the long game, and they are winning

The U.S. is sliding toward a grim future where abortion is criminalized with little support for families. This “new normal” is disproportionately impacting low-income people of color.

Former correctional sergeant sentenced to prison for assaulting inmates

"Corrections officers are expected to safeguard the civil rights of prisoners. These officers ignored their duties and must be held to account for their actions.”

5 Pittsburgh cops fired after fatal arrest involving stun gun

None of the terminated officers currently face any criminal charges for causing the death of Jim Rogers after tasing him at least eight times.

What is public health justice, and how do we fight for...

It’s about spreading awareness of the disparities and the inequalities created by unequal distributions of money, power, and resources within the public health sector and fighting for those most impacted by demanding policy changes.

Federal correctional officers plead guilty to bribery and smuggling charges

Each is currently scheduled to be sentenced on May 17, and each faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison.

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The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.