Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Tag: Philadelphia

Black mom swarmed & beaten by Philly riot police with toddler...

“The police have not offered an explanation as to why they acted the way they did that night. They responded instead with a police investigation into Rickia.”

It may not be sunny in Philadelphia, but the town’s not...

There is widespread anger at the police for this latest police killing, and calls for an end to police using weapons to deal with mentally ill persons, but Philadelphia is not ablaze or in chaos.

Former Philadelphia city employee pleads guilty to public corruption charges

“This case is one of a bad actor who abused his position and took advantage of the system for his own personal gain.”

Philadelphia DA vows to arrest federal officers if they assault protestors

“Anyone, including federal law enforcement, who unlawfully assaults and kidnaps people will face criminal charges from my office.”

Philly SWAT cop charged with assault for pepper-spraying kneeling protesters on...

“The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office will not make excuses for crimes committed by law enforcement that demean the democratic freedoms so many Americans have fought and died to preserve.”

Former Philadelphia judge of elections convicted on bribery charges

Domenick DeMuro received multiple bribes from an unidentified political consultant working on behalf of several candidates in exchange for stuffing the ballot boxes with fraudulent votes.

Philadelphia domestic workers win a new bill of rights

"I deserve to be respected at my workplace - which is others' home - and to receive the same rights and protections that other workers receive."

72 Philadelphia cops placed on administrative leave for racist social media...

The Philadelphia police commissioner announced Wednesday that 72 officers have been placed on desk duty as an investigation into racist and bigoted...

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 30, 2018

California wildfires rage, Philadelphia refuses to share information with ICE, Koch brothers turn on Trump, and more.

As the Eagles soar, Trump gets Sore

These brave athletes, representing the city where the U.S. Constitution was drafted, have an important civics lesson for President Trump.

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.