A Yahoo! News report on the CIA’s plans to kidnap or kill Assange contains some of the strongest evidence yet that Assange was only charged with crimes because of the agency’s thirst for vengeance.
Considering the U.S. Supreme Court has two alleged rapists and both US presidential candidates were alleged rapists, the lyrics of “In Your Path” carry an additional resonance.
The latest revelations around Assange are exactly why so many advocates did not think it was acceptable for the Obama administration to move forward and not look backward.
The FBI spent decades since 9/11 targeting potential informants based on their race, religion, and ethnicity, and retaliated if they refused.
On Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram’s latest album, “662,” he recorded a track written about young Black Americans killed as a result of hatred and policing that was inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement.
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.
Adam Mahoney profiles leadership of Black & Pink, a national abolitionist organization dismantling the carceral system and the harms caused to LGBTQ+ people.
Abolitionists have confronted violence through Transformative Justice, which models different skills and principles for approaching harm and violence.
Mental Health First is a community-centered initiative to eliminate the need for police as first responders to mental health crises.
Nicole Froio examines how some prison abolitionists are approaching gendered harm without the involvement of the criminal justice system.
Asset forfeiture is potentially a major obstacle to defunding police because the public lacks control over external revenue sources.
Historian David Stein joins the Beyond Prisons podcast to reflect on the sudden rise in awareness of the abolition movement.
A tectonic shift occurred in the Democratic Party. The Center for American Progress, the powerful center-left establishment organization which sees itself as the Democratic White House in exile, released their new “Medicare Extra for All” plan. In many ways, it is nearly identical to the Medical Insurance and Care for
Last week, to great fanfare, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced they will work on a new health care program for their employees “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.” The response to this announcement unintentionally produced some remarkably insightful conversation about American health care reform. What exactly this new
Besides the minimum taxes necessary to pay for national defense and basic law enforcement, the Republican Party treats all taxation as theft.
Senate Republicans are in a rush to pass a very unpopular tax bill that would dramatically cut taxes for the rich and corporations. There are many reasons why they want to pass this unpopular bill. It is what their donors want. Tax cuts are an article of faith among the
Trump is trying to remove as many Jenga blocks from Obamacare, as he legally can. The problem is that Obamacare is made of Jenga blocks in the first place.