Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: Miami

Fired cop charged with battery and misconduct after attacking woman on...

“If [police] violate those professional standards, then we will terminate them. If their conduct rises to the level where it’s criminal, [State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle] is going to prosecute you.”

Video: Miami cops attack man for recording them on cellphone

Three Miami police officers are under investigation after assaulting a man for recording them on his cellphone. Although the officers claimed the man was standing too close to them, the video clearly shows...

Miami cop found not guilty for negligence after shooting unarmed man

“The difficulties posed by this case are clearly represented by the jury’s inability to come to a verdict on three of the four charged offenses.”

Miami bans the use of glyphosate in a step to improve...

Miami now joins Miami Beach and Stuart, two cities in Florida who have also banned glyphosate.

Lawsuit filed against former police chief and officers for false arrest

“Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano’s actions were intended to give his community a false sense of security and were a betrayal of his oath to protect the residents of Biscayne Park and all the people of Miami-Dade County.”

Police officer suspended for kicking handcuffed man’s head in video

Although several officers witnessed the assault against the restrained suspect who was not resisting, the arrest report failed to mention the overzealous officer's actions.

Juvenile detention officer arrested for civil rights violations resulting in teen’s...

“By and through this bounty system, Johnson caused, encouraged and induced juvenile detainees, in exchange for rewards and privileges, to forcibly assault.”

The great flood

The damage suffered by Houston, Tampa and Miami is not an anomaly. It is the beginning of the end.

Miami-Dade Commissioner Acquitted Despite Failing Sobriety Tests

Although Lyons failed to explain Diaz’s slurred speech, faulty memory, and refusal to take a breathalyzer test if he only had two drinks prior to his arrest, the jury shortly deliberated for a few hours before acquitting the Commissioner.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?