(2021-08-29). Returning to 'Normal' in Education is Not Good Enough. zcomm.org The nation needs a federal civil rights bill for education, one that opens up the funding and policies needed to assure full access for all students…
(2021-08-28). Mercenaries in US Borders: A Sign of a Rapidly Declining Empire. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Aug 27, 2021 | More keeps getting revealed about the contractors from the mysterious mercenary company—or, as we've found out, companies—that have shown up in Minneapolis during this summer's Black Lives Matter protests. The most widely recognized of these companies, whose contractors have been reported to profile, inflict head trauma upon, grab, and surveil peaceful demonstrators, initially didn't have its name known to the public due to the contractors refusing to reveal what their employer is called. But as I've seen reported by one Minneapolis resident who has personal experi…
(2021-08-28). Campaign secures release of last family from Darwin detention. greenleft.org.au After a heroic effort by the Darwin community, the last family of refugees was freed from unjust detention. But they are not stopping there. Pip Hinman reports.
(2021-08-28). Los Angeles PSL holds month-long commemoration of Black August. liberationnews.org The legacy of police brutality, mass incarceration, and repression of the Black liberation movement in Los Angeles meant that addressing this history was a vital task of the branch.
(2021-08-28). Los Angeles PSL holds month-long celebration of Black August. liberationnews.org The legacy of police brutality, mass incarceration, and repression of the Black liberation movement in Los Angeles meant that addressing this history was a vital task of the branch.
(2021-08-28). Only Those Taking Action Against Climate Violence Are Labeled 'Terrorist'. popularresistance.org Floods, fires, ice caps melting, hurricanes—all attest to the violence of human-caused climate disruption. It's undeniable and undeniably fatal, and the only question for historians will be not what mysterious "factors" prevented humans from responding, but which political structures prevented the humans that wanted to respond meaningfully from doing so. When those books are written, at least a chapter will be devoted to cases like that of Jessica Reznicek, the activist now facing eight years in federal prison for damaging equipment at the Dakota Access Pipeline in Iowa. | In 2016, Reznicek, with fellow act…
(2021-08-28). Parole board votes to release Robert F. Kennedy's assassin following his 16th parole hearing. rt.com A California parole board has voted to release Sirhan Sirhan — who killed US Senator Robert F. Kennedy — from prison after more than 50 years behind bars. The 77-year-old has said he shot the lawmaker over his support for Israel.
(2021-08-28). Man sentenced to six years in prison for role in Michigan governor kidnap plot. wsws.org Ty Gerard Garbin received a sentence much shorter than recommended by federal guidelines.
(2021-08-28). How young voters are fighting back against voter suppression. nationofchange.org "Young voters have so much power."
jz 2021-08-29 17:50 | 13:50 EST | 9 | 0 | 8 | 1 | 0