Career Cop Admits Police Are Trained To Lie In Reports

By Jack Burns, The Freethought Project. -

Before the age of computers and body cameras, citizens were forced into court proceedings with an attitude of, “It was my side of the story against the cops. Who do you think the jury is going to [...]

Lawmakers Are ‘Horrified’ And Calling For Action On Prison Abuse

Lawmakers and advocates are calling for outside oversight of the Illinois Department of Corrections after a WBEZ investigation revealed a pattern of alleged beatings by guards in an area of [...]

Judge Tosses Frivolous Lawsuit By Heiress Seeking To Destroy The Grayzone

By Max Blumenthal And Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

The District of Columbia Superior Court has rejected a frivolous, million-dollar lawsuit claiming libel, defamation, and tortious conspiracy filed by writer Sulome Anderson against The Grayzone’s [...]

Perverted Prison Justice

By John Kiriakou, Consortium News. -

There are common ways in which the prisoner is stymied in his attempt to file a complaint.  The filing of every form is time sensitive.  So the warden and others will withhold their responses, [...]

The Culture Of Vehicular Attacks: On The Murder Of Deona Marie Erickson

By CrimethInc, It's Going Down. -

On June 13, a driver attacked a demonstration in Minneapolis, killing Deona Marie Erickson. This is the result of years of right-wing efforts to normalize—and even legalize—vehicular attacks. Now [...]

Lying Cops Still On Duty Despite Brady List

By Marlanna Bullock, Liberation News. -

Almost 200 Washington state law enforcement officers have been placed on the Brady list, a list of officers who may not be considered trustworthy in a court of law. USA Today in an extensive [...]

For The First Time, Big Oil Is Held Liable For Climate Change

By Paola Rosa-Aquino, New York Magazine. -

A Dutch court on Wednesday ruled Royal Dutch Shell must dramatically reduce its carbon emissions because of its contributions to climate change, the first time a fossil-fuel company has been held [...]

Venezuela Reiterates Its Commitment To Human Rights And Justice

By José Luis Granados Ceja, Venezuelanalysis. -

Mexico City, Mexico - The Venezuelan Attorney General’s Office submitted an updated report to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 30 detailing its efforts to address alleged human [...]

First 100 Days: Has Biden Kept His Promises To Black America?

By Dr. Amara Eniya and Maurice Mitchell, NewsOne. -

Last week, Vice President Kamala Harris agreed with South Carolina Senator Tim Scott that the United States is not a racist country. Generations throughout history have made it plain that all our [...]

Ripping Off Workers Without Consequences

By Alexia Fernández Campbell and Joe Yerardi, Public Integrity. -

Already battered by long shifts and high infection rates, essential workers struggling through the pandemic face another hazard of hard times: employers who steal their wages. When a recession [...]

Police Killing Black Americans Amounts To Crimes Against Humanity

By Ed Pilkington, The Guardian. -

The systematic killing and maiming of unarmed African Americans by police amount to crimes against humanity that should be investigated and prosecuted under international law, an inquiry into US [...]

Despite US’ Dirty Tricks, Bolivia Is Finding A Way To Stay Independent

By Vijay Prashad, Peoples Dispatch. -

Sentiments in Bolivia for and against the coup d’etat of November 2019 are predictably along class lines. Those from more affluent sections felt that the socialist policies of the government of [...]

Parisians March Against Systemic Racism And Police Brutality

Watch a live broadcast from central Paris where people are gathering on Saturday 20 March to march against "systemic racism and police brutality." Organised by several activist groups to mark [...]

Former Interim President Jeanine Añez Arrested In Bolivia

By Sputnik News. -

The Bolivian government announced on Saturday the arrest of Jeanine Áñez, who will be prosecuted for the overthrow of Evo Morales in November 2019, in an action described by the former president [...]

US Firms Behind Agent Orange Stand Trial In France

By François Bougon, Progressive International. -

The civil complaint targets more than 20 US chemical firms for their part in the production of Agent Orange, massively employed by US forces during the Vietnam War. In her 2016 [...]