Thursday, June 4, 2020

Tag: Public Services

Inequality and the iron law of decaying public services

The predictable end result: Middle-class homes burn while private fire services save the mansions of the awesomely affluent.

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6 Atlanta cops charged with assaulting college students on video

Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.

Secretary of Defense opposes invoking Insurrection Act, a rebuke to President Trump

"The option to use active-duty forces in a law enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort, and only in the most urgent and dire of situations—we are not in one of those situations now."

Trump’s presidency is over

By having no constructive response to any of the monumental crises now convulsing America, Trump has abdicated his office.

7 ways protestors showed up for black lives

Amidst the pent-up anger, exhaustion, and fear experienced by Black, Brown, and Indigenous people facing structural racism and systemic disparities, are glimpses of solidarity and hope.