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Perspectives: New Yorker -- Behind the Democrats’ Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump

Senator Richard Blumenthal has “joined forces with the Constitutional Accountability Center and became the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against the President, last week, for violating the emoluments clause. 32 more words
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Perspectives: Robert Reich - The Case for Obstruction of Justice (VIDEO)

Obstruction of justice is an impeachable offense. It was at the heart of Richard Nixon’s impeachment. The parallel between Nixon and Trump is almost exact. There’s already more than enough evidence of probable cause to begin an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. 13 more words
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Perspectives: Truthout -- I Spent 14 Months in Jail Because I Couldn't Pay My Way Out

With President Donald Trump in the White House and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the helm of the Justice Department, the exploitative bail industry is in a good position to profit even more off of Americans who can’t afford adequate legal representation. 34 more words

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Philippines: Jails At 511% Designed Occupancy

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 (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 20, 2017 – 12:00am

The country’s jails, according to the Commission on Audit, are congested by about 511 percent. 297 more words

Resilience Through Resistance

On this Juneteenth Freedom Day, I am humbled and honored to share with you a significant update in the Cultural Detective African American package. Since these materials were first published four years ago much has changed in the USA and in the African American community. 361 more words

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Perspectives: Vox -- Lawmakers across the US are finding ways to turn protesting into a crime

A particularly good article regarding the disregard for the First Amendment to our Constitution points out that under President Trump more and more states are making unconstitutional laws to criminalize dissent. 17 more words
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