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Quick question

I was looking at my previous post when I had to ask myself a question.  Why do we, as Americans, settle for a “justice” system that will… 25 more words

Legal/Law Enforcement

Q+A: “Making a Murderer” and the Flaws in our Criminal Justice System

If you haven’t binge-watched “Making a Murderer” yet (and if you haven’t by now, you really have no excuse), beware of spoilers ahead.

From conspiracy theories… 1,618 more words

Community & Society

National: Civil society organizations express doubts about initiative for Law against Torture

Press conference Photo @ Luis Barrón, SinEmbargo

On February 3, some 30 civil society organizations, such as the Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights (Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos – CMDPDH), the Collective against Torture and Impunity (Colectivo Contra la Tortura y la Impunidad), and the Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez Centre for Human Rights (Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez – Centro Prodh), shared their indignation at a press conference over the initiative for the Law against Torture. 525 more words

Human Rights

Crimes of the Father, or How We View Justice and Guilt

Sometimes I like to ponder on a thought experiment, which supposes that in March of 1945, Eva Braun gave birth to Adolf Hitler’s only child, who survived the war.  708 more words

Society

Laws of the Land

I’ve mentioned this subject a couple of times on previous posts, but I feel it is necessary to talk about it again.

Jim Crow laws. 687 more words

America

Chiapas: Supporters of The Voice of Amate make agreement for freedom of prisoners and damages

Members of Supporters of The Voice of Amate in front of San Cristóbal de Las Casas Cathedral.

Photo: @Chiapas Denuncia Pública

On February 4 last, members of the ex-prisoners organization Supporters of The Voice of Amate, adherents of the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) released a message at a press conference of their demand for damages for having been unjustly deprived of their liberty. 334 more words

Human Rights

Fuck Off, Beyonce

Beyonce chose to use the Super Bowl to preach to us all about the importance of black lives. We’re supposed to believe this bullshit statement that it’s not that white, Asian, Hispanic, or any other lives don’t matter, it’s just that the US Justice system is oppressive to blacks. 420 more words

Justice System