Justice


Many States Out of Step with the Constitution on the Use of Force by Police

jose-antonio orosco2

“Recently, President Obama held a town hall meeting to address the growing tension between minority communities and police forces after the shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the police officers in Dallas. He urged police officers…”

Jose-Antonio Orosco
Published in: Counterpunch, Aletho News, Chicago Activism
Date: July 18,27,2016
558 Words

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Rethinking Criminal Justice

Robert Koehler

“In this time when our self-inflicted troubles seem so obvious but the possibility of change — that is to say, political transformation, through awareness, compassion and common sense — feels more illusory than ever, something extraordinary, that is to say real, is on the brink of happening in Chicago.”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Huffington Post, Common Wonders Blog, Sierra County Prospect, The Smirking Chimp, Eureka Spring News, Common Dreams, La Progressive, Pagosa Daily Post, Gilmer Free Press, IslamiCity
Date: May 18,19,20,21,23,25,26,June 4,2016
1006 Words

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I’m Not Your Shorty

LauraFinley

“It wasn’t the first time.
Like most women—84 percent across 22 countries, in fact– I have been catcalled by random men many times. In a widely shared 2014 experiment, a woman in New York City received 100 catcalls in just ten hours.”

Laura Finley, Ph.D.
Published in: The Review, La Progressive, Las Vegas Informer, Counterpunch, Grassroots Press, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect
Date: May 13,14,16,18,23,2016
634 Words

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Cowardice and Exoneration in Kunduz

Robert Koehler

“The doctor who uttered these words still thought the hospital itself was a safe zone. He was with Doctors Without Borders, working in Kunduz, Afghanistan, where the Taliban and government forces were engaged in hellish fighting and civilians…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Truthout, The Greeneville Sun, Common Wonders Blog, Huffington Post, Gilmer Free Press
Date: May 4,5,11,15,16,2016
942 Words

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Changing the Conversation About “The Woman Card”

LauraFinley

“The “woman card.” It’s so much nonsense. Donald Trump is merely the latest to accuse a woman of playing identity politics because she, well, actually discussed the fact that the U.S. still has much to improve in terms of gender equality…”

Laura Finley
Published in: The Rancho Santa Fe News, Z Net, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, Washington Monthly, Los Angeles Informer, Tacoma Weekly, Gilmer Free Press, Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Grassroots Press, Superior Telegram
Date: May 2,3,4,5,6,13,15,26,2016
541 Words

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Celebrating Mother Jones and Labor on May Day

RiveraSun2

“This week commemorates the anniversary of the Haymarket Affair, International Workers’ Day, and the claimed birthday of Mother Mary Harris Jones. While the United States’ official Labor Day falls in September, the international community celebrates workers…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Counterpunch, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Transcend Media Service, Grassroots Press, Times of Earth
Date: May 1,2,2016
704 Words

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