Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: justice

L.A. firefighter accepts suspension for punching handcuffed patient on video

The firefighter initially rejected the suspension before videos of the incident were released to the public.

Elizabeth Warren and colleagues call for investigation into death of army...

“We must do more than grieve the loss of SGT Fernandes—we must seek justice and answers for his family. That starts with a full and complete investigation.”

Protests break out in Wisconsin after police shoot Black man in...

Following the police shooting, hundreds of Wisconsinites marched through the streets of Kenosha and gathered outside the Kenosha County Public Safety Building chanting, "No justice, no peace!"

3 Mississippi cops charged with murder after beating black man

“As the family of George Robinson, we are pleased the Jackson Police Department officers involved in his death have finally been charged with murder."

2019 marked a massive uptick in environmental activism as it did...

"Land and environmental defenders play a vital role in protecting these climate-critical forests and ecosystems."

‘Defendant shall not attend protests’: In Portland, getting out of jail...

A dozen protesters facing federal charges are barred from going to “public gatherings” as a condition of release from jail—a tactic one expert described as “sort of hilariously unconstitutional.”

Former police officer charged with murder after using chokehold on video

Initially charged with manslaughter and fired from the police department, the officer was recently hit with a murder charge after a new prosecutor reviewed the case.

The NYPD isn’t giving critical bodycam footage to officials investigating alleged...

New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board made 212 requests for body-worn camera footage in May. The NYPD sent only 33 responses, according to a memo obtained by ProPublica.

Whistleblowing, the pandemic and a ‘law and order’ system of injustice

The American psyche must come out from behind the flag and confront the realities of its quixotic view of the American dream and American justice.

Martin Luther King’s giant triplets

It remains an open question, however, when their silent acceptance of militarism, materialism, and the abuse of Planet Earth will end.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.