Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: justice

Former VA police officer indicted after assaulting patient and falsifying report

If convicted, Michael Kaim faces up to 10 years in federal prison on the civil rights charge and up to 20 years on the obstruction of justice charge.

Florida Inmates start month-long ‘laydown’ to protest ‘modern day slavery’

Inmates inside Florida's prisons are fighting back against "modern day slavery."

Would Dr. King take a knee? 6 ways his radical spirit...

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.

Ensuring justice in the era of transformation

World events ensure major transformations are on the Horizon. The movement must ensure that economic, racial and environmental Justice and Peace are realized in the "transformational" era.

Using Courts To Build The Movement

The lesson from history is the movement is bigger than the courts. If we keep building on court decisions whether they are with the movement or against it, we will prevail.

About Justice

“For a word that has been chiseled into stone monuments for centuries, we could reasonably hope society would by now have the practice and understanding of Justice down cold.”

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.

Baltimore Reaches $6.4 Million Settlement for Wrongful Death of Freddie Gray

Freddie Gray's family settled with Baltimore on Tuesday in the wrongful death case of their son while in police custody. The officers responsible for Gray's death will still face both assault and manslaughter charges.

Don’t Grade Justice on a Warped Curve: Assessing the Case of...

The government has been using fear as a weapon against truth-telling, by harassing, threatening, and imprisoning whistleblowers. Citizens like Jeffrey Sterling are being punished for speaking out against the corruption.

Ferguson Police Chief Resigns After DOJ Exposes Systemic Racism

After analyzing the Ferguson Police Department, the Justice Department reported that the police department repeatedly violated civil rights. Still, no one has been charged with any crimes after a pattern of systemic abuse and racism was revealed.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”