President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing to re-open the United States very soon. Meanwhile, governors are coordinating their own plans separate from Trump. “Essential workers” will be caught in the middle of this conflict over when and how to end lockdowns.
President Donald Trump’s administration, as well as corporations, believe they can never let a crisis go to waste, and they definitely have not wasted the coronavirus crisis. The following is a list of stories we’re following, which show officials and business executives are employing what journalist Naomi Klein called the
Covering around a century, Music Is Power is a book by Brad Schreiber that takes readers on a tour of music that challenged social injustice and spoke to the masses during uncertain times. Schreiber is an award-winning author, journalist, and screenwriter, whose past books include Death In Paradise, Becoming Jimi Hendrix, and Revolution’s
It has been one year since the United States government, with the support of the governments of Ecuador, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, dramatically escalated their political prosecution against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Beans on Toast is the moniker of UK singer-songwriter Jay McAllister. Over the years he has built a cult following for himself for his mixture of quirky tunes and social commentary. Every year since 2009 he has released a new album on his birthday, December 1. His last album, “The
Joe Biden’s campaign never called for the Wisconsin primary to be postponed due to COVID-19. In fact, they were silent as courts forced the election to take place.
Jason Robb and Siddique Abdullah Hasan have lost phone and email privileges for 90 days following their appearance on the Netflix show, “Captive”
Premiering February 21, the first part of this documentary profiles the isolated and agonizing life of Mansoor Dayfi after release from Guantanamo
Ohio prison officials wrote a conduct report for Siddique Abdullah Hasan in connection to his appearance in an episode for the Netflix series, “Captive.” In the episode, he discussed the 1993 prison rebellion known as the Lucasville Uprising. The conduct report accuses Hasan of making an “unauthorized release of JPay videos” to
Attorneys Adam Crane and David Johnson sued private prison company CoreCivic and the for-profit phone and video visitation service Securus Technologies in federal court for recording and storing confidential communications between pretrial detainees and their attorneys. Crane and Johnson allege [PDF] CoreCivic and Securus made recorded communications available to law enforcement agencies, including prosecutors, which not
Marty Gottesfeld, who is in jail for digital sit-in against a children’s hospital website, describes conditions at Plymouth County Correctional Facility.
The Too Big To Fail & Jail bank to pay a $2.385 billion civil monetary penalty, make $875 million in cash payments, provide $1.8 billion in consumer relief.
Senator Marco Rubio’s association with former Congressman David Rivera continues to be a problem for the senator.
Just as in “The Big Short,” the SEC warned that national ratings organizations are still rating junk as gold in order to keep the business of big banks.
In the past five years, 40% of millennials used a payday loan, pawnshop, tax refund advance or other alternative financial product.
A study by the American Sociological Review found that workplace diversity policies may even make things worse for minorities like black women.