The public’s Cold War fears about imminent nuclear war have dissipated in the 21st century, but the threat of catastrophic accidents and humanity’s mutually assured nuclear destruction hasn’t gone anywhere.
Attica Scott, a Kentucky state representative and longtime activist, made headlines when she and her daughter were unjustly arrested during the Breonna Taylor uprisings in Louisville. Now she’s running for Congress and looking to bring socialist politics to Capitol Hill.
Policing expansions don’t do much to reduce crime. Instead, they manage people and communities to serve the interests of the powerful.
The new report has “a stark, scientific message for climate change negotiators at COP 26,” said the head of the World Meteorological Organization.
Amid widespread criticism, Alabama’s Republican Gov. Kay Ivey and the state legislature have pushed through with plans to use $400 million in federal COVID relief funds to build new prisons.
While many are understandably excited by the number of workers going on strike, there are other crucial struggles taking place right now that have huge implications for the future of the labor movement, including a historic referendum within the United Auto Workers.
“It’s what the American people want and, after waiting over 50 years, what they are going to get.”
In this episode of The Marc Steiner Show, we get an on-the-ground view of the daily reality of Israeli settler violence in the ancient city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank, which residents say has gotten considerably worse over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this week’s roundup of news, a look at the president’s town hall, Larry Hogan’s anti-defund ‘lunacy,’ Mosby’s tax issues back in the news, and more.
“This is a landmark ruling. For 20 years, successive US administrations have asserted their right to imprison people indefinitely, without charge or trial.”