Laquan McDonald Cover-Up Brings Down Chicago Police Chief Garry McCarthy
Chicago Police chief Garry McCarthy has been fired after evidence of a police cover-up of Laquan McDonald’s death lead to widespread Black Friday protests.
Scotland’s Unique Solution To The Syrian Crisis Empowers Women
“There is no shortage of countries bombing Syria.” But there is a shortage of countries offering peaceful options.
Ban On Tuna Labeled Dolphin-Safe Shows How TPP Will Crush Consumer Rights
The World Trade Organization’s push to ban the US’ labeling of dolphin-safe tuna provides us with a window into America’s dark future with the TPP.
California Activists Target Nestlé, The ‘Grinch’ That Stole Water
“In 2014 alone an estimated 28 million gallons were … sold under Nestlé’s Arrowhead brand,” noted one environmental group that’s suing the company.
Despite Efforts, Thousands Of Vets Across The Country Remain Homeless
Some cities are already seeing positive results from recent campaigns to end homelessness among the country’s veterans.
VIDEO: Fighting The School To Prison Pipeline With Food And Land Justice
Jalal Sabur & Raymond Figueroa are using fresh food to rebalance the scale and dig up the school to prison pipeline. Plus: Food access in South Bronx.
Over 1,000 People Killed By Police Since The Beginning Of 2015
Just 34 police officers have been shot during the same time period, and one criminal justice blogger called 2015 “the second safest year for police ever.”
23 States Now Offer Form Of Legal Marijuana; 58% of Americans Support Legalization
While Colorado receives the lion’s share of attention for legalizing marijuana, the legal landscape is shifting toward permissive laws nationwide.
VIDEO: Why The #BlackOnCampus Movement Matters
In just 3 minutes, Eleanor Goldfield of Act Out! explains why #BlackOnCampus is at the heart of a new activist awakening on American college campuses.
Hamid Khan: The Surveillance-Industrial Complex In Everyday Life (VIDEO)
When Los Angeles recently pledged to spend more on homelessness, did you think that meant spending more on police? With Laura Flanders and Hamid Khan.