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documentSCOTUS Overturns Roe v Wade: The Dissent of Justices Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan
by Dave Id
Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan: "Today, the Court discards that balance. It says that from the very moment of fertilization, a woman has no rights to speak of. A State can force her to bring a pregnancy to term, even at the steepest personal and familial costs."...
Posted: Fri, Jun 24, 2022 6:00pm PDT
textCriticism Mounts over Slow Police Response to Uvalde School Shooting by Democracy Now!
Anger mounting over police response to elementary school shooting in Texas....
Posted: Mon, May 30, 2022 5:07pm PDT
textApologist for Tucker Carlson's Racism: Glenn Greenwald by Elon Higgins
Former progressive teams up with vile Fox host...
Posted: Thu, May 26, 2022 8:10am PDT
imageAttorneys Organization Files in Support of Standing Rock Water Protectors in Federal Court
by Brenda Norrell
The National Police Accountability Project, composed of attorneys nationwide, has filed in federal appeals court in support of Standing Rock Water Protectors. The attorneys told the court that the force used against Water Protectors was "unreasonably excessive," and violated their Fourth Amendment right, which protects people from unreasonable search and seizure by the government....
Posted: Sun, May 8, 2022 9:21am PDT
textThe persecution of Julian Assange by Jonathan Cook
Melzer has distilled his detailed research into a new book, The Trial of Julian Assange, that provides a shocking account of rampant lawlessness by the main states involved – Britain, Sweden, the US, and Ecuador. It also documents a sophisticated campaign of misinformation and character assassination to obscure those misdeeds....
Posted: Sat, May 7, 2022 2:32pm PDT
imageLeaked Draft Opinion Reveals the Supreme Court Intends to Completely Overturn Roe v Wade
by Dave Id
In a stunning breach of US Supreme Court secrecy, a draft majority opinion written by justice Samuel Alito has been leaked. The would-be ruling is outrageous, sneering at the concept of a constitutional right to privacy and bodily autonomy. Alito makes a case for completely overturning Roe v Wade (1973) and Planned Parenthood v Casey (1992), allowing states to outlaw all abortions without exceptions for rape and incest. Half of the country will lose access to safe and legal reproductive se...
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2022 8:51pm PDT
imageTigerSwan Spy Documents at Standing Rock are Public Records. Victims Appeal Lawsuit.
by Brenda Norrell
The Water Protectors of Standing Rock were the focus of two court actions this week. The North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that 60,000 spy documents of TigerSwan are public records to be released. In a separate court action, Water Protectors injured by rubber bullets and projectiles fired by law enforcement filed an appeal of a class-action civil rights lawsuit. It was earlier thrown out by the court which sided with law enforcement....
Posted: Sun, May 1, 2022 7:10am PDT
textDeath Penalty Should be Abolished by Arlette Martinez
The death penalty should be abolished. There are innocent people being imprisoned, and many times have been executed. In addition, death penalty has racial bias and the capital punishment does not solve any issue. The death penalty is being used unfairly, and killing another human violates the right to life....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 9:20pm PDT
textThe Prison System Fails Incarcerated Pregnant Women by Megan Lucas
This article gives a look on how incarcerated pregnant women are treated poorly and what can be done to fix it....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 3:39pm PDT
textDiversion Program Funds Need Legal Protection by Mike Tredowski
Why the funding of diversion programs needs to be made independent from the influence of law enforcement and its interests....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 1:36am PDT
imageNo Extradition Of Julian Assange! Rally At US Justice Dept Washington DC
by Labor Video Project
Supporters of Julian Assange rallied at the US Department of Justice in Washington DC on April 11, 2022 to demand an end to the extradition process of Julian Assange and his immediate freedom....
Posted: Thu, Apr 14, 2022 1:13pm PDT
textDemocracy - not more than the brand name by Irmtraud Gutschke
The USA, a hegemonic power threatened with decline, is struggling to maintain and expand a monopolistic world order. This is supposed to be justified by surrounding itself with an aura of freedom and democracy. In this respect, the title of Wolin's book is a provocation: "Inverted Totalitarianism."...
Posted: Thu, Apr 14, 2022 11:59am PDT
imageAudio: Message From Yaqui Political Prisoner Fidencio Aldama
by Fidencio Aldama Solidarity Group
"I ask everyone to show solidarity with my case." -Fidencio Aldama...
Posted: Wed, Mar 9, 2022 9:01pm PST
imageExigimos justicia y la libertad de Fidencio Aldama
by Grupo de apoyo a Fidencio Aldama
En un caso lleno de irregularidades y en contra de todas las pruebas, Fidencio fue declarado culpable en marzo de 2018. El 12 de agosto de 2021 se presentó un amparo contra esta sentencia. El último recurso legal disponible, este amparo se encuentra ahora ante la magistrada Luz Elba de la Torre Orozco del Tercer Tribunal Colegiado en Materias Penal y Administrativa del Quinto Circuito del Estado de Sonora. Se espera que el fallo del tribunal se produzca en cualquier momento....
Posted: Sun, Jan 30, 2022 9:56am PST
imageJustice Demands Freedom for Fidencio Aldama
by Fidencio Aldama Support Group
In a case filled with irregularities and counter to all evidence, Fidencio was found guilty in March 2018. A final appeal of this sentence was filed on August 12, 2021. The last legal recourse available, this appeal now sits before Magistrate Luz Elba de la Torre Orozco of the Third Collegial Tribunal of Penal and Administrative Matters for the Fifth Circuit of the State of Sonora. The tribunal’s ruling is expected to be made at any moment....
Posted: Sun, Jan 30, 2022 9:54am PST
textEthiopia's Somali Region: Dulmidiid Youth Arrested in Jigjiga by Hassan Dhuhul
The Dulmidiid movement was founded in the diaspora in 2018, then it spearheaded the removal of the region's president, Abdi Mohamud Omar (Abdi Iley), who is currently in an Ethiopian prison for murder, rape and torture during a decade he was in power....
Posted: Wed, Dec 29, 2021 6:21am PST
textWhistleblower Network on Assange by
" If the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is still to be worth anything, all politicians in Western liberal democracies must stand up and speak out. Those who - quite rightly - stand behind Alexei Nawalny must also stand up for Julian Assange. The credibility of our rule of law is at stake here. "...
Posted: Sat, Dec 11, 2021 8:25am PST
textVictim of Kyle Rittenhouse Remembered for Trying to Save Lives at Protest by Democracy Now!
The parents of Anthony Huber, one of two men killed by Kyle Rittenhouse, say they are heartbroken and angry over the jury’s Friday verdict, and argue it failed to deliver justice for any of Rittenhouse’s victims....
Posted: Tue, Nov 23, 2021 5:39am PST
imageKiller Kyle Rittenhouse's Republican Internship Offers Disgust Progressives
by Brett Wilkins
Progressives recoiled in disgust Friday after at least three Republican U.S. lawmakers offered Kyle Rittenhouse congressional internships as relatives of the Kenosha killer's victims wept over his acquittal....
Posted: Mon, Nov 22, 2021 1:03am PST
imageAssange’s brother: “The CIA plan to kidnap Julian is continuing under a veil of legality”
by R. Phillips, O. Grenfell (WSWS repost)
The attempted US extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange resumed yesterday with the opening of a hearing into a US government appeal....
Posted: Wed, Oct 27, 2021 11:29pm PDT