Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: justice

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.

We are militarism’s hostages

There is a danger that our world, with all the beauty and value that it contains, will be destroyed by this cynical game for power and money, in which civilians are militarism's hostages.

Independent review released after police fracture elderly woman’s arm

According to the assessment, staffing shortages at the police department are leading to fatigue and frustration, while the quality of law enforcement has declined due to policies pushing officers to increase the number of arrests and citations.

Trump-appointed judge sides with cops who brutalized DAPL protesters

A decision that critics have characterized as a tacit endorsement of the violent repression of climate justice advocates.

It’s time for corporations to get off the sidelines on social...

It’s both good ethics and good business to support the rights of Black Americans and women when they are under assault.

How to ensure global debates about inequality are informed by views...

In the last decade inequality has been placed at the centre of the agenda for global social and economic policy. This has...

Federal court blocks government from expelling families from US under ‘Title...

“President Biden should have ended this cruel and lawless policy long ago, and the court was correct to reject it today.”

Judge says California’s Prop 22 unconstitutional in ‘major’ win for gig...

A measure that let so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft limit worker protections—is unconstitutional.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.