Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Michael Brown

Five years after Ferguson uprising, still seeking justice and healing

On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death, his family and the town of Ferguson look to the past—and future—to bring about meaningful change.

Parents of Michael Brown settle wrongful death lawsuit

U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber approved an undisclosed settlement for a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown.

The Best Way To Honor Tamir Rice is by Reforming Our...

How many times will our justice system refuse to charge police with killing unarmed black people?

From Crispus Attucks to Michael Brown: Race and Revolution

More than 245 years ago the killing of Crispus Attucks launched a revolution in the streets of Boston. Fast forward to Michael Brown and two things still remain clear: "We never know what sparks a revolution and black lives matter."

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.