The US Will Break Any Laws To Protect The Elites: The Saab And Assange Cases

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States government demonstrates repeatedly that it will do whatever it takes to protect the economic and political interests of the elites, even if it means total disregard for human [...]

Double Standard For Jessica Reznicek And Energy Transfer Partners

By Charlotte Grubb, Commondreams. -

Jessica Reznicek was sentenced to eight years in federal prison, ordered to pay millions in fines and labeled a terrorist by the government for her actions of civil disobedience that damaged the [...]

Tulalip Fishermen To Appear In Skagit Court Monday

By Hazen Graham Shopbell, Last Real Indians. -

I am a Tulalip Tribal member, Treaty fishermen, and elected member of the Tulalip Board of Directors. My Indian name from my father’s side is Wanbdi Wan Wanna Kinyan, which in English means [...]

Port Truckers Win $30 Million In Wage Theft Settlements

By Margot Roosevelt, LA Times. -

One of the world’s largest trucking companies, XPO Logistics, agreed Tuesday to pay $30 million to settle class-action lawsuits filed by hundreds of drivers who said they earned less than minimum [...]

Corporate Criminal Law Doesn’t Exist

By Russell Mokhiber, Corporate Crime Reporter. -

That’s the conclusion of two rising young stars in the corporate crime academic world – Iowa Law School Professor Mihailis Diamantis and Michigan Ross School of Business Professor Will Thomas in [...]

Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez’ Family Demand Justice 9 Years After Murder

By Justice for José Antonio Collective. -

Since the night of October 10, 2012, Taide Elena and Araceli Rodriguez have traveled a long road to access justice for Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez. The road has not been easy. On three [...]

20 State AGs File Suit Over Plan To Sabotage Postal Service

By Jon Queally, Common Dreams. -

Twenty state Attorneys General on Friday filed a joint complaint in an effort to block changes to the U.S. Postal Service enacted last week by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and which critics [...]

The Anonymous Executioners Of The Corporate State

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

Judge Loretta Preska, an adviser to the conservative Federalist Society, to which Chevron is a major donor, sentenced human rights attorney and Chevron nemesis Steven Donziger to six months in [...]

Criminal Cases Against Line 3 Protesters Clog Court System

By Kristi Marohn, Our Midland. -

Brainerd, Minnesota - Maya Stovall was a student at Carleton College helping organize on climate issues when she learned about the Line 3 oil pipeline. She decided to travel to northern [...]

Appeals Court Blocks Judge Order, Allows Deportation Of Families

By People's Dispatch. -

In a setback to migrant rights advocates in the United States, a federal appeal court has allowed the forcible expulsion of apprehended undocumented migrant families to continue. The ruling was [...]

Six-Month Sentence For Lawyer Who Took On Chevron Denounced

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

The sentence, delivered by U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska in New York City, represents "an international outrage," tweeted journalist Emma Vigeland following its announcement. Donziger's [...]

UN Finds Steven Donziger’s House Arrest Violates International Law

By Dharna Noor, Gizmodo. -

The world’s top human rights legal body just offered a crucial show of support for Steven Donziger, the attorney who won a landmark multibillion-dollar case against an oil giant over pollution in [...]

Two DC Officers Indicted For Murder Of Karon Hylton-Brown

By Black Lives Matter DC, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC – After months of fighting for justice in the police murder of Karon Hylton-Brown, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for D.C. announced the indictment of Terence Sutton for second-degree [...]

Charges Dropped Against Activists Who Fought For Justice For Elijah McClain

The last remaining charges have been dropped against three activists in the US who were involved in organizing protests seeking justice for Elijah McClain. On September 13, Monday, John Kellner, [...]

Activists Go On Trial For Protesting Power Grab In Honduras

By Institute for Public Accuracy. -

Currently in Honduras, medical anthropologist Adrienne Pine is closely involved with the Espinal and Álvarez trial. Pine said today: “This Monday and Tuesday, former political prisoners Edwin [...]