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SHARE Friday, September 18, 2020 Allegations at ICE Forced Sterilizations
Washington State Rep. Pramilya Jayapal, who helped intervene in Binam's case, said in a statement that the allegations represent "the most abhorrent of human rights violations," after speaking to three attorneys who represent at least 17 women who were subjected to forced sterilization or other medical procedures at the privately run Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia.
(4 comments) SHARE Monday, July 27, 2020 Leaked FBI Documents Reveal Secret Program To Criminalize Social Media
Secret federal police detaining federal protesters in Portland. As this video posted by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley on his Twitter account reveals, the agents have no external markings, no badge numbers, and according to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU, no legal basis for detaining US citizens.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 7, 2020 The US Should Stop Lying About Its History
--- when people pull down Confederate flags and pull down Confederate statues, and statues of Christopher Columbus, it is truth-seekers and truth-tellers who are basically saying, "We're done with the lies."
SHARE Wednesday, July 1, 2020 International Pressure Kept Canada From Joining UN Security Council
Canada has just lost its bid for a seat on the UN Security Council. The Canada self-image is one of a liberal peace-loving democracy, but it didn't stop organizations from around the world to organize petition drives, demanding that UN member states not allow Canada to have a seat.
SHARE Thursday, June 18, 2020 Despite Promises of Reform, Police are Still Killing
Despite promises of reform, police are still killing. PAR examines the case of Rayshard Brooks, shot in the back twice as he fled police, and speaks with James McLynas, who says his lack of law enforcement experience makes him the perfect candidate for sheriff.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, June 12, 2020 The 'I Can't Breathe' Video Police Don't Want You To See
I never get tired of saying, the point of the show is to hold police accountable. To do so, we go beyond the headlines and explore in detail how the system works to bolster, and in some cases, abet ineffective law enforcement. On this show, we're going to examine two facets of this problem.
SHARE Thursday, May 21, 2020 'Students Have Fallen Off The Face Of The Planet'
With schools closed due to COVID-19, teaching that was once done in a classroom has been moved online. This transition poses special challenges in districts where public policy has created wealth and opportunity gaps across racial and class lines. Nationally, approximately 4 in 10 low income, African American and Latino households lack broadband access---
SHARE Tuesday, November 19, 2019 How OAS Deception Helped the Coup in Bolivia
When the Organization of American States misled everyone into thinking that Bolivia's presidential elections were fraudulent, it made the coup against Evo Morales possible, says CEPR's Mark Weisbrot.