Tens of thousands of low-income seniors, people with disabilities, and working people are being forced out of their Silicon Valley homes.
The graphic video from South Carolina of a 16-year-old young woman tossed and beat up by a school police officer exemplifies the brutality and criminalization the youth face today.
“Tasers are the cattle prods of capitalism, they are going to be used to prod us along and get rid of us.”
The defense of homeless rights is not only the defense of our whole class against the brutal rule of the billionaire capitalist class and its fascist agenda, it is a fight for a new society.
The problem is that the means of life —the production of food, housing, healthcare, etc.,—are privately owned by a handful of billionaires rather than by society as a whole.
The crisis of homelessness could be solved overnight. The only thing standing in the way is the private property relations of capitalism.
The burning question today for those of us in a fight for our survival is: Will we allow a system built upon violence to destroy us?
Today, the police are the street enforcers for the corporate dictatorship. We need a society where the people, not the corporations, are in charge.
A thousand scattered voices, politically and ideologically separated, mean nothing. We must confront each and every attack on what liberty we have left.
Mrs. Clinton, who suggested that police violence can feel like terrorism, wants to end arrests for low-level offenses.
Another example of how Mr. Danziger helps his students cope with the repercussions of incarceration.
The stigma around being a returning citizen, or a person with a criminal record, causes a marginalization from society that, unfortunately, has not been mitigated, as have sentencing and drug laws.
The defiant Kentucky clerk is an insubordinate politician at best, and, at worse, a civil rights violator.
How much are guards doing for the well-being of men and women behind bars? Brittni Brown examines the statistics.
It would suck to make 6.5 million dollars. I think I would have to quit my job in order to spend all of that money. Especially if I made that much every year.
In Philly and New York City, officials and activists are barking about bail and criminal justice reform.