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textManslaughter & 3rd degree murder charge for Kneeling Cop Chauvin by Read Black's Law Dictionary
After 48 hours of protest in Minnesota of the vicious murder by suffocation of a black man, George Floyd, on May 25, 2020, by 4 Minneapolis police, one of whom, Derek Chauvin, was caught on a video kneeling on the neck of handcuffed Floyd for 9 minutes, killing him, while his fellow thug cops allowed this murder to occur, only Chauvin was arrested on 5/29/30, and charged with 3rd degree murder and manslaughter! This low level of charge should have every attorney in this country screaming sin...
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 11:55AM
imageTrump Executive Order Violates the First Amendment
by Electronic Frontier Foundation
Trump Executive Order Misreads Key Law Promoting Free Expression Online and Violates the First Amendment by David Greene, Civil Liberties Director and Aaron Mackey, Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation...
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 8:18AM
textExtremely Growing Inequality Destroys Democracy by Albrecht Mueller
When one percent have half of the wealth, mistrust and cynicism drown out public spirit and trust between the generations. A fair tax system includes closing tax havens, micro-second trading, stock buybacks and insider trading...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 3:54PM
imageWarren holds fundraiser for Biden, drops “MedicareFor All”
by Jacob Crosse (WSWS Repost)
Elizabeth Warren's populist pretensions were nothing more than a marketing tool, to be discarded as soon as they become inconvenient....
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 12:18PM
textAmy Klobuchar, Minneapolis Police and Her VP Quest by Norman Solomon
Opportunism Running Amuck...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 4:36AM
imageUS Death Toll Hits 100,000 People, Trump Made Covid-19 Much Worse
by Jon Queally, Common Dreams
To assist those wanting a more simple accounting of how President Donald Trump's mishandling of the Covid-19 pandemic, Public Citizen released a fresh list of a dozen specific ways the president's decisions and public pronouncements served to speed up the spread of the deadly virus....
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 12:20AM
imageTrump cheers on mass gatherings as US pandemic death toll hits 100,000
by Barry Grey (WSWS Repost)
The narrative that it is necessary to “balance” between human life and the “economy,” is false. What is referred to as the “economy” is the economy of the rich, not the working class. Workers are being given the “alternative” of returning to death traps or permanently losing their jobs and income....
Posted: Tue May 26, 2020 11:22AM
documentDavid Duke campaign contributor Vaughn Miller to start $3 million project in July
by Lynda Carson
ADL - David Duke:...
Posted: Tue May 26, 2020 2:39AM
imageAnimal Liberation Prisoner Walter Bond Will be Released from Prison June 18
by Animal Liberation Press Office
Walter was arrested July 23, 2010 as the alleged ALF “Lone Wolf” charged with arson of the Sheepskin Factory in Colorado. The FBI alleged Bond admitted to an informant to setting two additional fires – one at Tandy Leather Factory, the other at Tiburon (foie gras restaurant), both in Utah. In anonymous communiques, “A.L.F. Lone Wolf” took credit....
Posted: Mon May 25, 2020 3:32PM
documentCalifornia and mail-out ballot plan sued by Republicans
by Lynda Carson
Lawsuit By Republicans Against California & Mail-Out Ballot Plan:...
Posted: Sun May 24, 2020 11:59PM
imageBernie Sanders’ Political Team: Don't Criticize Biden!
by Genevieve Leigh (WSWS Repost)
The coming together of Sanders and Biden underscores the fraud that the Democratic Party can be transformed into an instrument of progressive change....
Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 1:44PM
textClass War -- Not the Media Hokey Pokey -- Is What It’s All About by Norman Solomon
Scorching the earth with greed...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2020 12:14PM
imageBrave New Normal (Part 2)
by CJ Hopkins
My columns haven’t been very funny recently. This one isn’t going to be any funnier. Sorry. Fascism makes me cranky....
Posted: Thu May 21, 2020 7:31AM
imageCovid-19 resurgence is a real possibility warns a leaked Pentagon memo
by Lynda Carson
Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2020 12:43AM
imageTenants denied rent relief, as Trump Organization seeks rent relief
by Lynda carson
Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic -- #MakeThemPay actions against corporate landlords on May 22 will kick off a week of escalation toward June 1, when the next wave of rent strikes will happen nationally!...
Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 11:30PM
textWorld Health Assembly Wrestles with Coronavirus by Kate Zeller
As the global coronavirus death toll tops 300,000 people, the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) prepare to hold their leadership meetings virtually from May 18th - 19th....
Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 6:27PM
imageExxonMobil Seeks to Restart Three Platforms Idled After Refugio Oil Spill
by Dan Bacher
“On the anniversary of this deadly oil spill, in the middle of a public health crisis, Santa Barbara should embrace a clean energy future," said Kristen Monsell, oceans legal director at the Center for Biological Diversity. "We need to end offshore drilling, not bring it back to life with another dirty oil pipeline."...
Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 6:18PM
textThe Sanders Campaign Was About “Us” -- Not Bernie -- Remember? by Norman Solomon
Time for leadership from the bottom up...
Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 9:58AM
imageConfirmed known Covid-19 cases for 2,818 federal inmates
by Lynda Carson
Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic...
Posted: Wed May 13, 2020 2:56AM
imageWearing 'smallpox blankets' Lakota Dakota oppose casinos reopening
by Brenda Norrell
Wearing 'smallpox blankets,' Standing Rock Lakota and Dakota opposed the plan to re-open casinos. This comes as two coronavirus cases were reported after group testing at Standing Rock....
Posted: Wed May 13, 2020 1:54AM