Beirut: Explosion Was ‘An Accident Caused By Negligent Governments’

By Carlos Aznárez, Resumen English. -

After the first news and the stupor generated by the violent explosions in the port of Lebanon, all kinds of rumors and false news began to circulate, trying to further poison the atmosphere of [...]

Mass Violations By US Police Of Protester’s Rights

By Amnesty International. -

On 25 May 2020, George Floyd was detained, tortured and extrajudicially executed by Minneapolis Police Department officers who restrained and suffocated him by holding him on the ground and [...]

What Has Happened To Police Filmed Hurting Protesters?

By Zipporah Osei and Mollie Simon, Pro Publica. -

It has been almost two months since a Los Angeles Police Department patrol car accelerated into Brooke Fortson during a protest over police violence. She still doesn’t know the name of the [...]

Current NYPD Officers With The Most Substantiated Misconduct Complaints

By George Joseph, Christopher Robbins, Jake Offenhartz and Jake Dobkin, Gothamist. -

Approximately four thousand of the NYPD’s 36,000 active officers have at least one substantiated complaint of police misconduct, according to data from the Civilian Complaint Review Board [...]

Firing Police For Excessive Use Of Force Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

By Martha Bellisle, AP News. -

Seattle - An Oregon police officer lost his job and then returned to work after fatally shooting an unarmed Black man in the back. A Florida sergeant was let go six times for using excessive [...]

New Colorado Law Ends Immunity For Police

By Keith Coffman, Reuters. -

Colorado Governor Jared Polis on Friday signed into law a bill to remove the shield of legal immunity that has long protected police officers from civil suits for on-the-job misconduct, a measure [...]

Here Are Five Ways You Can Start Holding Police Accountable

The death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis has drawn historic levels of interest in police misconduct and drawn condemnation from law enforcement leaders nationwide. As a [...]

Police Unions: It’s Time To Change The Law And End The Abuse

By Benjamin Sachs, On Labor. -

Collective action is the source of working people’s power. It is the source of the labor movement’s power. It is the source of power that has enabled workers to secure – through unionization and [...]

Minneapolis City Council President Wants To ‘Dismantle’ The Police

By Nick Visser, Huff Post. -

Lawmakers in Minneapolis are planning to vote on the first slate of changes to police forces following the death of George Floyd, with some local leaders saying they want to “dismantle” the [...]

Atlanta Officers Charged After Students Pulled From Car

Atlanta - Six Atlanta police officers were charged Tuesday after dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car and shooting them with stun guns while they were stuck in [...]

No More Cop Unions

By Kim Kelly, The New Republic. -

When Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department killed 46-year-old George Floyd in cold blood last week, he showed the world exactly what kind of man he is. Chauvin has been cited [...]

Collective Demands Accountability In Ahmaud Arbery Case

By Anoa Changa, Our Prism. -

Under the banner of JUST Georgia, a collective of Georgia advocates, attorneys, faith leaders, community members, and organizations have joined together to demand the first two district attorneys [...]

Private Prison Sues State For Not Having Enough Prisoners

By Es Fein, Wondergressive. -

A private prison in Arizona recently sued the state for having a lack of prisoners. For the sake of saving over $16 million in back pay, the state settled by paying the private prison $3 million. [...]

Charter School Transparency And Accountability Remain Low

By Shawgi Tell, Dissidentvoice.org -

Transparency and accountability have never been the strong suits of non-profit and for-profit charter schools. Unlike the nation’s public schools, all charter schools (about 7,100) are run by [...]

Taking Back Agency And Accountability For The Banking System

By Alejandra Molina, Nextcity.org -

Community organizer Carlos Marroquin, 57, of Hollywood, is a housing advocate who knows of homeless people who are employed but do not make enough to put a roof over their heads. He envisions a [...]

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