Friday, April 10, 2020

Tag: police state

The Other 1 Percent: Healing the Wounds of Native American Tragedies...

With a strong rally behind the Native Lives Matter movement, Native people are front and center of police brutality—like the killing of Paul Castaway near Denver in July. Now the public is fighting back against such unfair treatment.

Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Officers Responsible for Killing Freddie...

On Wednesday, Judge Barry Williams denied motions to dismiss charges against the officers who were responsible for the killing of Freddie Gray. Will justice be served?

Moving Forward

“We can live in a world where the police don’t kill people by limiting police intervention, improving community interactions and ensuring accountability.” Derek Royden takes a look at Campaign Zero’s police reform proposals.

Family Releases Video of Police Killing Their Mentally Ill Son

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has recently been the target of multiple Justice Department investigations. And here's one of huge concern after Sheriff’s Deputies recently shot a mentally ill man to death.

Four Deputies Plead Guilty to Drug Charges

An undercover investigation at Shelby County Corrections revealed corruption after four deputies were indicted for attempting to smuggle and distribute OxyContin inside the facility. Are Illicit activities running rampant in our prisons?

11 People Dead in Police Custody This Month

There have been at least 11 cases of killing or other type of deaths of people while in police custody just this month. But will any officers face criminal charges for these deaths?

Returning Home to the US Is to Enter a Police State

Is our behavior as U.S. citizens being monitored and, if we do things that the government finds bothersome, we will be questioned and monitored further? Here is Dave Lindorff's account of crossing into the U.S. police state after a short vacation.

Fear Incorporated: Canada’s Anti-Terror Bill and the Emergence of a Deep...

The new bill, C-51, could label anyone who disagrees with neo-liberal aims as a “terrorist." With a Conservative majority in Parliament and support from the Liberal Party, it seems the final bill will pass quite easily only to create an emergence of a deep police state.

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A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."