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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Uprisings, Revolution, Justice | Your Week In Review

Date: Sat, 2 May 2015 08:20:11 -0400
Subject: Uprisings, Revolution, Justice | Your Week In Review

  Six Baltimore Cops to Face Criminal Charges in Freddie Gray Case
by Deirdre Fulton
"Mr. Gray's death was a homicide," declared State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby.
  Bernie Sanders Is Running and Says, 'People Should Not Underestimate Me'
by Jon Queally
"I've run outside of the two-party system, defeating Democrats and Republicans, taking on big-money candidates and, you know, I think the message that has resonated in Vermont is a message that can resonate all over this country."
  'Structural Looting' of Black Communities Driving Protesters to Baltimore Streets
by Sarah Lazare
As media and police spin narrative of 'protester violence,' grassroots voices urge US society to focus on root causes of uprisings.
  Sen. Warren Backs Plan for Working Families To Overthrow Corporate Rule
by Jon Queally
Elite interests holding all the cards but one... 'the People.'
  Police and 'Black Baltimore'
by Shaun La
"There is an element of being black and dealing with oppression that won't ever be fully expressed on television or in the newspapers, because after the camera crews leave, the inequalities somehow find a way to continue."
  Two-Stepping Away from Bill's Legacy, Hillary Rebukes Era of Mass Incarceration
by Lauren McCauley
Comments come as a national spotlight has been put on the United States' policing and incarceration policies that for years have targeted young men of color, creating a permanent "underclass" in American society.
  After Baltimore, a Call to Reclaim Mother's Day
by Valerie Bell
"Why I will march for my son and all those killed by police violence in our communities."
  Fraud, Waste, and Lies: Charter Schools Cheating Communities Out of Millions of Dollars
by Sarah Lazare
New report warns that, due to lack of oversight, "vast majority of the fraud perpetrated by charter officials will go undetected."
  'We Have Each Other's Backs': May Day Rallies Highlight Black Lives Matter Movement
by Nadia Prupis
"It's not just one of us, it's all of us."
  On Eve of Non-Proliferation Conference, 'Clarion Call' for Nuke-Free World
by Deirdre Fulton
"We face a moment in which policies that benefit a fraction of the world's population feed conflicts that could precipitate catastrophic wars, even nuclear wars, and in which the power to make war is wielded by largely unaccountable elites."

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