Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag: social justice

The Social Consequences of Injustice

“A society cannot long exist without truth which is the bedrock of justice, it cannot long live a lie.”

VIDEO: Justice Dept. Seeks Overhaul of Ferguson Police over Systemic Racial...

A comprehensive report found a systemic discrimination against African-American residents in Ferguson, Missouri. Now the Justice Department is calling for a major overhaul of the city's criminal justice system and Attorney General Eric Holder is demanding compliance.

In the New Gilded Age, Social Protest Dominates Academy Awards Ceremony

Oscar winners at the 87th Academy Awards took advantage of their stage time by making statements on behalf of minorities and the discriminated-against. It's being hailed the most politically progressive Oscars ever.

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Intercept report reveals Senate ignored federal court employees willing to testify against Kavanaugh

A new report from Ryan Grim for The Intercept has revealed that attorney Cyrus Sanai tried multiple times to reach out to Senators Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein on behalf of federal court employees also willing to speak out against Kavanaugh.

An international court is investigating the US and UK’s mass expulsion of Indigenous Islanders

Long ignored by the media, the people of Chagos struggle relentlessly to reclaim islands that the U.S. and U.K. stole for a military base.

China retaliates against Trump administration’s new tariffs; puts levies on $60 billion worth of...

Donald Trump vowed to add tariffs to $267 billion more Chinese goods if China retaliated.

The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 19

Trump slams door on refugees, China sets tariffs on U.S. goods, Kavanaugh accuser goes into hiding after threats, and more.

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