Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: Parkland

Meet the Parkland father keeping his son’s message alive through art

Since the murder of his son Joaquin in the Parkland shooting, Manuel Oliver has been tackling the gun violence epidemic through “nonviolent creative confrontation.”

After mocking Parkland shooting survivor, advertisers drop Laura Ingraham

“We can show that if you continue to bully the students that survived a mass murder, there’s going to be consequences."

Why the gun lobby is terrified of the youth-led #NeverAgain movement

The upcoming student days of action should force the issue into the spotlight even further – compelling Americans of all ages and political stripes to choose a side.

America’s children: Caught in the cross hairs of the NRA and...

How in the world did we ever get to this low point in our history when the fear of being killed is now planted into the minds of our children?

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4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."