Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: Philadelphia

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.

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.

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Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.
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Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP could be legally & morally liable for climate crisis...

Climate activists have hailed the decision as a landmark victory for climate justice.