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USA Police Week – More Officers Won’t Solve Policing Problems

May 17, 2019           |                                       

“We see this played out nationally. It’s one of those concepts that is wrong on its face. That says, ‘We’re going to police you in a way that might violate your civil rights or human rights, and certainly your dignity, and may eventually cost you a lot of money unnecessarily, in order to protect you. […]

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USA Police Week – More Officers Won’t Solve Policing Problems

May 17, 2019           |                                       

“We see this played out nationally. It’s one of those concepts that is wrong on its face. That says, ‘We’re going to police you in a way that might violate your civil rights or human rights, and certainly your dignity, and may eventually cost you a lot of money unnecessarily, in order to protect you. […]

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USA Police Week – More Officers Won’t Solve Policing Problems

May 17, 2019           |                                       

“We see this played out nationally. It’s one of those concepts that is wrong on its face. That says, ‘We’re going to police you in a way that might violate your civil rights or human rights, and certainly your dignity, and may eventually cost you a lot of money unnecessarily, in order to protect you. […]

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USA Police Week – More Officers Won’t Solve Policing Problems

May 17, 2019           |                                       

“We see this played out nationally. It’s one of those concepts that is wrong on its face. That says, ‘We’re going to police you in a way that might violate your civil rights or human rights, and certainly your dignity, and may eventually cost you a lot of money unnecessarily, in order to protect you. […]

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ICE conducts armed raid on student pastor’s home in Chicago, adbucts three By Jacob Crosse 16 May 2019 An estimated 20 armed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents conducted a militarized raid on a family home in Chicago last Wednesday, kidnapping a student pastor, her husband and cousin. Betty Rendón had been preaching at Emaus […]

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Protesters occupying Venezuela embassy in Washington DC speak out By our reporters 16 May 2019 Following the abortive coup by self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó, a tense standoff has unfolded at the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC. For over a month, protesters hostile to the illegal US regime change operation in Venezuela have defended the […]

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Thousands Protest Proposed Church For Third Day In Russia's Yekaterinburg

May 15, 2019           |                                       

Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered for a third day straight day to protest over a proposal to build a new Russian Orthodox church on the site of a popular park in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg. Local activists reject the plan, saying it would destroy one of the few green public spaces in the Urals […]

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Trump planning nationwide military round-up of 10,000 immigrants By Eric London 15 May 2019 The Washington Post reported Tuesday that the Trump administration is considering conducting a nationwide militarized sweep to arrest 10,000 immigrants. Citing seven current and former administration officials, the Post calls it “a secret White House plan to arrest thousands of parents […]

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U.S. federal police have begun evicting activists protecting the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington from the illegitimate Guaido’ regime. At around 8 pm Monday evening journalist Max Blumenthal, who was in the building, tweeted a photograph that was posted to the embassy door. This notice recognizing a non-existent government was just posted on the back door […]

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Police, Protesters Clash At Russian Cathedral Construction Site

May 13, 2019           |                                       

Police have clashed with protesters demonstrating against plans to construct a Russian Orthodox cathedral in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg. Trouble began on March 13 when some of the demonstrators torn down fences erected to protect the construction site as police tried to wrest the barriers away. Young men, many wear track suits, also harassed […]

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San Francisco Journalist Vows to Protect Source After Police Raid

May 12, 2019           |                                       

SAN FRANCISCO—A freelance journalist is vowing to protect his source after San Francisco police raided his home and office while keeping him handcuffed for several hours as part of a criminal investigation, according to a newspaper report. Bryan Carmody told the Los Angeles Times that officers banged on his door Friday and confiscated dozens of […]

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From the back of the crowd, perhaps 400 strong, I can barely make out the figure of the young woman who is speaking. She is dressed in colourful Islamic Dupatta and speaks across a sea of extinction rebellion (XR) banners. Protestors are interspersed with onlookers from around Oxford Circus, some of whom stop their shopping […]

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“The centre cannot hold.” This gleeful mantra has a satisfying certainty. What joy to watch while the centre, that once seemed so solid and gleaming, crumbles under the weight of the misery it has bought off and silenced for so long. The centre cannot hold. Murmur it to yourself and feel the thrill. Then remember […]

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ProPublica Wins Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting

May 9, 2019           |                                       

The Education Writers Association announced this week that ProPublica reporter Hannah Dreier won the Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting, the top prize in their National Awards for Education Reporting. Dreier was honored for two articles in the “Trapped in Gangland” series, which told the stories of students caught up in Long […]

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