Legalizing Tyranny

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The students I teach in prison who have the longest sentences are, almost without exception, the ones who demanded a jury trial. If everyone charged with a crime had a jury trial, the court [...]

9to5 Colorado Fights For Renter’s Rights, Affordable Housing

By Staff, www.9to5.org -

By 9to5 Colorado. Colorado - Community members from Denver, Aurora, Westminster, and Commerce City came together to participate in the National Renter’s Week of Action alongside other affiliates [...]

Louisiana Takes Suit Against Energy Corps To Supreme Court

By Kevin McGill, www.ap.com -

By Kevin McGill for Associated Press. NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana flood protection board has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive its lawsuit seeking to make oil, gas and pipeline companies [...]

This Lawsuit Could Save Standing Rock

By Lee Camp, www.youtube.com -

By Lee Camp of Redacted Tonight. Are you invested in seeing justice for the Standing Rock Sioux and a halt to the build out of the Dakota Access Pipeline? Then you should get familiar with the [...]

Officials Outraged: Report NYPD Kicking People Out Of Homes

By Sarah Ryley, www.propublica.org -

By Sarah Ryley for ProPublica and the New York Daily News - A wide swath of public officials are calling for change in response to a Daily News and ProPublica investigation about the NYPD’s use [...]

Baltimore Rent Court Privileges Landlords, Evicts Tenants

By Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Baltimore, MD - Every year in Baltimore City, 6,000 to 7,000 renter households are judicially evicted for not paying the rent. These evictions result [...]