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A Black Woman Was Assaulted. Cop’s Brutal Attack on Victim Was Even Worse.

Take Action Now By Richard A. Webster, WRKF, WWNO, & Pro Publica The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy accused of holding a Black woman by her hair and slamming her…

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The Battle for ‘Defund’: Budgets Are Rising, But So Are Alternatives to Policing

Take Action Now Ray Levy Uyeda, Prism One year after the George Floyd uprisings that prompted a nationwide reevaluation of what role police actually play in upholding public safety, cities are…

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Prison Should Not Be a Death Sentence; With Covid, It Often Is

Take Action Now Michael J. Moore, The Progressive Magazine People in prisons are, by some estimates, five times more likely to get COVID-19 than those on the outside. To enable social distancing,…

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Buffalo Mayor Didn’t Prioritize 911 Rape Calls, Opposes Restorative Justice

Take Action Now Jenna Piasecki, Buffalo News When Byron Brown stated that India Walton favors restorative justice practices, which would mean “no jail time for rapists,” it upset many rape survivors,…

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Police Kill Twice As Many People As We Thought

Take Action Now By Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone More than half of all police killings since 1980 do not appear in official government data, according to an explosive new study in The Lancet, a top…

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Police Officers are NOT Quitting in Droves, Despite Unfounded Claims

Take Action Now By Weihua Li and Ilica Mahajan, The Marshall Project Since last summer’s Black Lives Matter protests, there’s a popular refrain echoing through urban police precincts, rural sheriff’s…

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Meeting a Guantanamo Bay Survivor Showed Me The Sickening Hypocrisy of Bush and The War on Terror

By Ian Birrell, iNews Last week I met a man who symbolizes the sickening hypocrisy of politicians such as Blair and Bush, spewing out hollow words about freedom and democracy while unleashing an…