Israel closes case of prison officers filmed beating Palestinians

Only four of 10 officers questioned, and none arrested after March 2019 incident at Ketziot Prison, Haaretz reports. Israel has closed a case that involved at least 10 Israeli officers who were filmed beating Palestinian inmates, according to an Israeli media report, in what has been described as one of the most violent incidents againstContinue reading “Israel closes case of prison officers filmed beating Palestinians”

Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada

Thousands of people marched on Friday in support of a Canadian Muslim family run over and killed by a man driving a pick-up truck last Sunday in an attack the police described as a hate crime. The four victims, spanning three generations, were killed when Nathaniel Veltman, 20, ran into them while they were outContinue reading “Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada”

Chicago Cop Donned Police Hoodie While Storming Capitol: FBI

Karol Chwiesiuk was once anointed “police officer of the month.” On Friday, he appeared before a federal judge. Chicago police officer Karol Chwiesiuk decided to participate in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol that resulted in five deaths, including a police officer, and a nation unnerved. All in a Chicago Police Department hoodie.Continue reading “Chicago Cop Donned Police Hoodie While Storming Capitol: FBI”

‘We’re being marginalized!’ Fox News hosts explode at Black people ‘trying to take down the white culture’

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Wednesday claimed that white people are being “marginalized” by an effort to provide racial justice education in schools. Hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade expressed angst while discussing the possibility that schools are teaching “critical race theory,” a term that they did not define. “They’re not acknowledging anyContinue reading “‘We’re being marginalized!’ Fox News hosts explode at Black people ‘trying to take down the white culture’”

Germany: Frankfurt police unit to be disbanded over far-right chats

A special police unit will be disbanded after investigators found right-wing extremist messages shared by some of its members. Police from the central German city of Frankfurt am Main have decided to disband the city’s Special Task Force (SEK) following the discovery of far-right extremist messages in group chats, a state official said on Thursday. Interior Minister forContinue reading “Germany: Frankfurt police unit to be disbanded over far-right chats”

29 Percent of Republican Voters Think Donald Trump Could get Reinstated as President This Year

A new poll from Morning Consult/Politico found that 29 percent of Republican voters in the U.S. think Donald Trump will be reinstated as president this year. Of the 29 percent who said they believe Trump will be back in the White House, 17 percent of voters said it was a “very likely” scenario and 12 percent said it wasContinue reading “29 Percent of Republican Voters Think Donald Trump Could get Reinstated as President This Year”

Trump’s Favorite Economist Just Said Minorities ‘Aren’t Worth $15 an Hour’

Art Laffer is the brains behind “trickle down” economics. Arguably the most important conservative economist of the last 50 years went on television on Tuesday to argue that the poor, people of color, and other marginalized people aren’t “worth” $15 an hour. Art Laffer, an economist in the Reagan White House, appeared on Fox NewsContinue reading “Trump’s Favorite Economist Just Said Minorities ‘Aren’t Worth $15 an Hour’”

Neoliberalism | US Political Polarization – The Cynical Historian

Neoliberalism is why we’ve become so unequal over the course of this party system. As a result, the US is more divided politically than most of us can remember. Characteristics that unify neoliberals are: -emphasis of individuality and rejection of groups -market liberalism and fiscal conservatism (which are kinda the same thing) -privatization of publicContinue reading “Neoliberalism | US Political Polarization – The Cynical Historian”

Canada’s Trudeau vows to fight far-right groups after Muslim family slain

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday promised to redouble efforts to fight far-right groups two days after a hate-motivated attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in the city of London, Ontario. “This was a terrorist attack, motivated by hatred, in the heart of one of our communities,” Trudeau said in theContinue reading “Canada’s Trudeau vows to fight far-right groups after Muslim family slain”

Boston Police Commissioner Is Fired After Domestic Violence Allegations Emerge

Dennis White had served for two days before he was placed on leave because of accusations from two decades ago. He has dismissed them as false and tainted by racism. Kim Janey, Boston’s acting mayor, announced on Monday that she had terminated the city’s police commissioner, Dennis White, over allegations of domestic abuse that emerged inContinue reading “Boston Police Commissioner Is Fired After Domestic Violence Allegations Emerge”

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