As President Donald Trump’s administration backed the overthrow of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, Democratic senators and representatives in Congress were largely silent. Some influential Democrats sided with Trump and expressed support for Juan Guaido, the right-wing opposition figure who declared himself interim president of Venezuela on January 23. But
President Trump recognized right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president, backing regime change against Nicolas Maduro.
Ambrose Akinmusire is a black jazz musician from Oakland who plays trumpet. Over the past decade, he has distinguished himself as an artist capable of infusing the notes he plays with a gracefulness and boldness that gives compositions a dynamic spirit. For his recent album, “Origami Harvest” (2018), Akinmusire wrestled
Lawsuit Challenges Prolonged Detention Of Immigrant Children, Targeting Of Relatives For Deportation
Detained immigrant children and relatives sue the US government’ over illegally and improperly denying children the opportunity to reunite with family.
Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke to six years and eight months in state prison for second-degree murder. He killed a black 17 year-old named Laquan McDonald. It was the first time that a Chicago police officer was sentenced to prison for a shooting in
As slow-motion coup by right-wing opposition unfolds in Venezuela against President Maduro, President Donald Trump’s administration backs regime change.
Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii will run for president in 2020. She is outspoken against war and will likely make US foreign policy a major issue.
A federal court in Iowa ruled the state’s corporate-backed “ag-gag” law, which targets journalists and activists, is unconstitutional.
Candice Crowder sues California prison employees after she was violently raped, placed in solitary confinement, and attacked with a box cutter.
A settlement over the unconstitutional lack of health care in Illinois prisons will include the appointment of a federal court monitor.