Following the September 11th attacks, an FBI whistleblower accused FBI Headquarters of failing to urgently respond to intelligence that pointed to a terrorism threat. It brought embarrassment to the FBI, and in the months to follow, the FBI transformed into a “preventative crime” agency.
David Strickland is a successful Grammy-winning producer and engineer, who over a two-decade career worked with several hip-hop luminaries including Redman, EPMD, Drake, and a wide range of notable Canadian rappers.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund warns Iowa’s new law “threatens increased penalties for recording even in public places and locations” long used for advocacy.
Kevin Gosztola was awarded the Serena Shim Award for Uncompromised Integrity in Journalism for his work thus far on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s case. The Association for Investment in Popular Action Committees, based in California, is an antiwar group that gives the award to those whose work is “deemed important,
Georgia English is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter, who recently put out a poignant album “Pain
and Power.” This collection of tunes could be considered a musical journal that chronicles English’s experiences of overcoming trauma.
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As Georgia moves into the next phase of the pandemic, it is becoming clear that the state’s incarcerated population has actually increased despite releases spurred by COVID-19. While state prison officials tout a “new vision” for parole released just earlier this year, underneath it all exists an arbitrary and unfair
Down Home is organizing an anti-jail movement in a seemingly unlikely place: rural and conservative North Carolina.
In California, survivors of forced sterilizations in women’s prisons fight for reparations after a century of reproductive violence.
A man incarcerated at the Toledo Correctional Institution in Ohio has ended a 48-day hunger strike, his family said.
Incarcerated people in Massachusetts raised alarm as pandemic winter approached, but county jail officials ignored their pleas—prompting direct action.
Keith Malik Washington faces retaliation for exposing a COVID-19 outbreak at a halfway house operated by GEO Group.
Americans who lost their homes and belongings to wildfires that spread across the western United States over the past several weeks are struggling to rebuild their lives in the aftermath.
Two Whole Foods workers allege they were fired for voicing concerns over COVID-19, hazard pay, and an anti-Black Lives Matter dress code policy.
Around 200 unionized workers who make sports equipment for Wilson Sporting Goods, Mizuno, and CCM Hockey at a factory in Yangon, Myanmar, were fired at the end of June 2020 after orders from companies stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thousands of factory garment workers in Bangladesh are laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as U.S. and E.U. retailers cancel orders.
From the immense pressure placed on workers to return to low-wage jobs to broken social safety nets that have compounded poverty, food and housing insecurity, and inadequate unemployment benefits, America’s poor and working class have borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States,
As workers organize unions to improve working conditions during the pandemic, employers have engaged in retaliation, including laying offs.