If every law were enforced to its maximum potential, every person would be in prison. The unequal application of the law is a part of the cause of racial disparities in jail, prison, and formerly incarcerated populations. An attempt to prevent a district attorney from using her discretion to reduce prosecution of victimless crimes, indeed to force her from office, is a nakedly racist attempt to uphold a racist system.
i will not ride Greyhound or any of its fully-owned or partly-owned subsidiaries (Bolt etc) until it exercises its right to end warrantless searches by the power-grabbing border patrol, harassing people who are not at border crossings.
Preventable deaths of women giving birth—especially black women—is a tragic shame of US health care https://
There's a whole movement to get tech companies to stop selling services to government agencies doing particularly terrible things, like tearing parents from their children, and it's actually working. Weigh in:
Support of tech workers has been crucial in the effectiveness of these campaigns:
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approves Enbridge's "need" for an oil pipeline sure to bring environmental destruction near and far, if it isn't stopped.
Minneapolis police murdered another young Black man last night.
Reportedly he was briefly tortured first with powerful electrical shocks delivered through sharp, barbed electrodes. The use of these electroshock weapons, Tasers, are common in police departments across the United States.
There is not yet evidence the murder was premeditated, but whether or not it was, the unnecessary shooting is another indication that the whole damn system is guilty as hell.
The community, minus some equivocation from its newly elevated elected representatives, is remarkably collected and cohesive in its response.
That this is not justifiable. That it was an act of cowardice by the police.
Being imperfect, having a gun (or having one placed next to you after you are dead), are not reasons for being murdered. The community stands ready to defend the victim from the smear campaign that police departments and
A man identified as Mel, a community organizer [ must be https://
Happens again and again. Common sense tells you this is on purpose. The reason the kid is laying in the street is because their real role is to show us whose boss. They shoot us every once in a while to let us know if we get out of hand this is what happens to you too.
Election theft doesn't get much more blatant than directly taking away people's access to cast a vote https://
Tax the goddamned rich. No one should lose their only home over unpaid taxes, unless that home's a mansion. https://
The reasons for reparations keep piling up.
Seems like it would be possible to sponsor an ad-free version of https://
Dear Canada: What the ever-loving-hell? Buying the most evil, climate-destroying project from one of the worst US companies in order to *complete* the project is *not* how to do socialism, environmentalism, hard-headed conservatism, or bloody anything. https://