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Homeless man files lawsuit after wrongfully arrested for using counterfeit $10...

“A person like me would've gotten an apology, but a person like Emory somehow finds his way in handcuffs for trying to pay for his breakfast with real money.”

Police officer suspended for kicking handcuffed man’s head in video

Although several officers witnessed the assault against the restrained suspect who was not resisting, the arrest report failed to mention the overzealous officer's actions.

Kanye West should visit the Montgomery Slavery Memorial, and take President...

There is a space in the heart of Alabama that might be just the place for Kanye West to reflect on slavery.

Ranks of notorious hate group include active-duty military

The involvement of current or former service members – often with sophisticated weapons training – in white supremacist groups has long been a concern.

Juvenile detention officer arrested for civil rights violations resulting in teen’s...

“By and through this bounty system, Johnson caused, encouraged and induced juvenile detainees, in exchange for rewards and privileges, to forcibly assault.”

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

Philly cops get priority courtroom seats.

Former police sergeant charged with excessive force and falsifying report

If convicted of the falsification of records charge, Sgt. Robert George could receive up to 20 years.

Tennessee legislators strip $250.000 from Memphis for removing Confederate statues

Republican-dominated House in Tennessee voted to strip away $250,000 from Memphis’ bicentennial celebration next year in retaliation for removing the historical monuments.

We need a housing revolution now

The vision of housing as a human right must become a fundamental part of the progressive vision.

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Vancouver becomes first city in world to approve zero waste strategic plan

"It's a coastal city, with the plastic items having a significant impact on the environment, we feel it's important to take action."

The Pentagon can’t account for $21 trillion (that’s not a typo)

It seems vaguely upsetting, but you forget about it 15 seconds later because … what else is there to do?

Trump’s curious coalition

Trump’s curious coalition endures only because he’s a clever salesman and conman.

Real corruption: Mick ‘pay and we’ll talk’ Mulvaney

When it comes to this kind of deep corruption, which perverts government’s role for the benefit of the privileged few, Mick Mulvaney is a master of the art.

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