The Trump administration tries to push Keystone XL to the US Supreme Court, California’s appellate court rules on cap and trade, and California’s governor backs away—but not really—from solar radiation geoengineering.
Despite promises of reform, police are still killing. PAR examines the case of Rayshard Brooks, shot in the back twice as he fled police, and speaks with James McLynas, who says his lack of law enforcement experience makes him the perfect candidate for sheriff.
The monuments represent more than just the people they honor. They symbolize the brutal legacy of white supremacy, racism, colonialism, and genocide we live with today.
The state’s appeal to require payment of court fees before voting access is restored would amount to a poll tax, says Phil Telfeyan.
Mayoral Democratic primary winner Brandon Scott discusses calls to cut the Baltimore police budget to fund social programs, his approach to the drug war, and economic development in a city that’s long subsidized corporations at the expense of taxpayers.
Across the country, activists are demanding investments in social programs and education instead of militarized police.
Reverend Annie Chambers marched for civil rights throughout the 60s. Now she’s marching again with the movement demanding justice for George Floyd.
Under the cover of COVID-19 and protests, Trump hacks away at bedrock environmental law. Plus, a Democratic Party committee lays out its climate platform, wildfires erupt in California, and climate chaos engulfs Brazil and the Amazon Rainforest.
Black Lives Matter activists are demanding Baltimore cut half its police budget to fund schools and violence prevention programs.