Sunday, June 7, 2020

Tag: Memphis

Former Memphis police officer sentenced to 10 years in prison

“This sentencing sends a message that no one is above the law, especially those who have sworn an oath to uphold the law.”

Tennessee legislators strip $250.000 from Memphis for removing Confederate statues

Republican-dominated House in Tennessee voted to strip away $250,000 from Memphis’ bicentennial celebration next year in retaliation for removing the historical monuments.

Fight for $15 plans massive workers’ strike

"There's no separation between the moral battle for voting rights and participation in democracy and the moral battle against systemic poverty. Those battles go together."

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If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

New Trump appointee to foreign aid agency has denounced liberal democracy and ‘our homo-empire’

Merritt Corrigan has a history of denouncing liberal democracy and has said that the country is in the clutches of a “homo-empire” that pushes a “tyrannical LGBT agenda.”

DOJ Inspector General investigates prison guards killing inmate with pepper spray

“He died because of the mace. You do not mace an asthmatic...They murdered my son."