Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: justice

Former Tennessee deputy charged with assaulting police officers during Capitol riots

Ronald McAbee was arrested Tuesday after the FBI received a tip concerning his exposed identity on police body cam footage during the Capitol riots.

To save the planet, we need to end corporate funding of...

Those fighting to protect the planet face intense police repression that's funded by private corporations.

‘Huge legal win’: Court stops police from blockading Line 3 protester...

"The Hubbard County sheriff has been served notice that his illegal campaign of militarized harassment and obstruction against our clients must end now."

‘Which side are you on?’: Poor People’s Campaign pressures US Senate...

“Democracy versus autocracy is the battle of our time,” said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II.

Chicago Alderman and her chief of staff indicted on bribery charges

Carrie Austin is now one of three sitting members of the City Council under federal indictment, along with Ed Burke and Patrick Daley Thompson.

Supreme Court blunts voting rights in Arizona—and potentially nationwide—in controversial ruling

The court’s decision further erodes the Voting Rights Act. Attention now shifts to Congress to see whether it will respond.

America cannot afford another lost decade for Black workers

As the country seeks to reinvent itself once again, it's time to place Black workers at the center of an economic recovery that works for everyone.

What does accountability look like without punishment?

If we commit to abolishing "death-making institutions" and instead build those that are life-giving, we might not be so married to revenge and punishment.

Changing the way the military handles sexual assault

Or how not to leave the fox guarding the henhouse.

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s spiritual advisor confronts DA Krasner and the FOP

An interview with Mark Lewis Taylor, founder of Educators for Mumia Abu-Jamal.

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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.