Whether it’s in the news, in conversations, or during justice proceedings, the excuses and latitude we give violent men is infuriating. There isn’t a day that goes by without seeing a story about a (ex)husband or (ex)boyfriend murdering women and/or children in their lives. 178 more words
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Facebook promised action regarding the violence Facebook Live videos, but are we asking the right question when addressing the problem?
Are these videos causing violence or are they merely showing something that exists in our society? 309 more words
Democracy Now: Chomsky on the GOP: Has Any Organization Ever Been So Committed to Destruction of Life on Earth?
In an interview covering a variety of subjects, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman recently spoke with renowned linguist, political activist, and MIT’s Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky in Cambridge, MA. 21 more words
On April 20th, the parents of the 43 disappeared students of the Raul Isidro Burgos Normal Rural School, Ayotzinapa are scheduled for a meeting with officials of the Attorney General’s Office (PGR), with representatives of the special monitoring mechanism and with the Rapporteur of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño. 194 more words
On April 12th, nine nurses who were on hunger strike, some of them for ten days, ended it after reaching a series of agreements with the state government regarding their demands that included the payment of benefits, the reinstatement of 15 workers who were unjustifiably dismissed, and the supply of medicines. 331 more words