Twitter Warns Trump Tweet Glorifies Violence as He Signs Executive Order to Weaken Social Media
by email@example.com (Democracy Now!) on May 29, 2020 at 12:52 pm
As President Trump calls Minneapolis protesters "THUGS" and tweets, "when the looting starts, the shooting starts," Twitter flags the tweet with a […]
As Pandemic Epicenter Shifts to Latin America, Gov'ts Use COVID-19 as Pretext for Police Repression
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Democracy Now!) on May 29, 2020 at 12:36 pm
As the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic shifts to Latin America, so too has the use of COVID-19 as a pretext for police repression. "We're […]
"It Was Murder": Minneapolis Demands Charges in Police Killing of George Floyd, Calls to Defund Cops
by email@example.com (Democracy Now!) on May 29, 2020 at 12:14 pm
As thousands take to the streets of Minneapolis to protest against the police killing of George Floyd for the third night in a row, we go to […]
Headlines for May 29, 2020
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Democracy Now!) on May 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Protests Rage After Minneapolis Prosecutor Does Not Bring Charges Against Officers Who Killed George Floyd, Scores Tear-Gassed, Arrested as Protests […]
"Fight Back!": ACT UP Members & Tony Kushner Remember Trailblazing AIDS Activist Larry Kramer
by email@example.com (Democracy Now!) on May 28, 2020 at 12:32 pm
We discuss the life and legacy of Larry Kramer, the legendary writer and trailblazing activist in the fight against AIDS, who has died at the age of […]
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Someone should tell Joe Biden: Every time you end a statement with Period; as in ‘such and such, such and such. Period’; it sounds as if you just told a lie. Every time you predicate a statement with, ‘Look’, it sounds as if you are about to tell a lie. I’m not saying you are […]
If you have been thinking, as I have, about why Central Americans need so desperately to escape their home countries; here’s a clue.
UPDATE: Could the NRA Lose Nonprofit Status? PBS/OPB Bye, bye Ollie! How the Hell does the NRA qualify as a Nonproft? At best, they are industry lobbyist. “Under the Internal Revenue Code, all section 501(c)(3) organizations are absolutely prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or […]
When I reflect on immigrants, my mind always goes to Lazo of Lazo’s Restaurant in Chicago. http://lazosrestaurant.com/ (I think it was orginially Lazo’s Tacos) When I first moved to Chicago, in 1981, I found Lazo’s to be a convenient place to pick up an affordable burrito on my way home from the El stop on Western. […]
This is a really excellent report. Please find time to watch the whole thing.
Because you know you’ve been thinking about it.
This is important! Senator Sheldon Whitehouse delivers a fiery speech on the corrupting influence of “creepy billionaires!
The important thing to realize, is that the cabinet members, Pruitt, DeVos, Carson, etc; are all doing exactly what Trump wants them to do. That is, to “bankrupt” their respective agencies, making them look weak, ineffectual and expensive. This, in order to eliminate these agencies in the future.
Trump family fingers are in many pies. This is an extraction administration at best. %https://www.democracynow.org/2018/3/23/major_new_investigation_into_trump_real%
Expectations low for Trump DOJ to address civil rights issues in Minneapolis
on May 30, 2020 at 7:53 am
Vanita Gupta, former head of the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department, talks with Rachel Maddow about the public expression of a need for justice in George Floyd case and skepticism that the DOJ under Donald Trump is capable of delivering that
As protests intensify, Oakland police increase pressure to clear streets
on May 30, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jake Ward, NBC News correspondent, reports live from protests in Oakland, California as police police begin to use tear gas to clear protesters from the street.
‘This is not grieving’: Minnesota’s governor calls fourth night of unrest ‘absolute chaos’
on May 30, 2020 at 6:48 am
Gov. Tim Walz addresses the media following a fourth night of protesting in Minneapolis amid the fallout over the death of George Floyd during an arrest by police officers.
On the streets with George Floyd protesters in Oakland, Calif.
on May 30, 2020 at 6:08 am
NBC News’ Jacob Ward reports amid protesting in Oakland, Calif., a city with a “long history of anger” towards racial injustice.
George Floyd killing highlights toxic police culture
on May 30, 2020 at 5:47 am
Marq Claxton, director of public relations for the Black Law Enforcement Alliance, talks about how bad behavior by police officers can be traced to a toxic police culture, and argues that addressing that toxic culture is what is necessary to change police