Archive for ‘police state’

September 6, 2017

How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

The real story of how Dick Gregory helped find the bodies of three slain Civil Rights workers killed during Freedom Summer.

Source: How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

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September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

September 1, 2017

Disturbing Video Captures Out-of-Control Cop Roughing Up a Utah Nurse

In disturbing video captured by police body camera, a Utah nurse was handcuffed and taken into custody for refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient in violation of state law.According to the Deseret News, the incident occurred July 26 when Salt Lake police detective Jeff Payne hustled nurse Alex Wubbels out of University Hospital’s Burn Unit over the protests of her fellow employees.

Source: Disturbing Video Captures Out-of-Control Cop Roughing Up a Utah Nurse

September 1, 2017

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September 1, 2017

No Madness Like American Madness – Scenes From A Debacle In Phoenix – Medium

In downtown Phoenix, in the space of a few blocks, there were 15,000 Trump supporters and 10,000 anti-Trump protesters. There were Bikers for Trump and a platoon from the John Brown Gun Club, an anti…

Source: No Madness Like American Madness – Scenes From A Debacle In Phoenix – Medium

December 18, 2016

The Emoluments Clause: Its text, meaning, and application to Donald J. Trump | Brookings Institution

Foreign interference in the American political system was among the gravest dangers feared by the Founders of our nation and the framers of our Constitution.  The United States was a new government…

Source: The Emoluments Clause: Its text, meaning, and application to Donald J. Trump | Brookings Institution

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

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December 12, 2016

The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

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December 11, 2016

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the privileged and powerful.

Source: Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

November 19, 2016

Living Through the Death of Capitalism

Now is the time to hold strong to our humanity. The world is changing quickly and much is at stake. It is even possible that our entire…

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