Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: Philadelphia

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.

Mumia seeks to show top state judge doubled as prosecutor and...

Philly cops get priority courtroom seats.

Former District Attorney sentenced to prison for accepting bribes

“Mr. Williams talked a good game. Unfortunately, ‘talk’ is all it was. In reality, he gamed the system.”

The progressive movement just scored a huge win in Philly’s DA...

Larry Krasner’s victory was a referendum on Trump as well as on a whole host of issues that predate the president: immigrant rights, the war on drugs and mass incarceration.

Philadelphia cop arrested on animal cruelty charges

Long has been suspended by Police Commissioner Richard Ross for thirty days with the intent to dismiss.

Critical Global Challenges: Dems in Philly Fall Short

Philly demonstrated that, as of now, the Democrats lack the vision and will to surmount the major challenges of our times which, most simply, require choosing people over corporations.

NationofChange LIVE at the Democratic Convention

NationofChange is on the ground at the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Passes Paid Sick-Leave Law

Philadelphia City Council approved a bill on Thursday that mandates companies with 10 or more employees to provide their workers the opportunity to earn up to five days’ paid sick leave. The mayor, who changed his position on the issue, announced he would sign it.

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...