US: FBI Will Never Count Those Injured and Murdered by Police

By John McDevitt The writer set up an emergency hate crimes and incidents reporting system involving government and community agencies in Southern California in the wake of 9/11, discovering both intentional undercounting by government agencies and the possibility of a real count when communities are mobilized. As Kashad Ashford lay unconscious in the car he crashed on Sept. 16,…

Brazilian Commission Report Details Murder and Torture by US-backed Dictatorship

Brazil Truth Commission Report Identifies 375 Perpetrators of Torture and Other Atrocities Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff cries during a speech at the launching ceremony of the National Truth Commission Report, at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Dec. 10, 2014. Eraldo Peres. By Peter Kornbluh Contained within Brazil’s National Truth Commission report, a document…

Addressing the “White People Problem” in America

By Daniel Patrick Welch This is America. It is 2014. Wake the fuck up. Our kids’ lives depend on it. And they matter. White Americans have essentially never internalized the Kenner Report. Assembled by Lyndon Johnson to address what was laughably referred to as the Negro Problem, the panel very quickly saw that this was…

Australian Counter-terrorism Legislation Sanctions Targeted Killings

By Mike Head For the third time in two months, the Australian Senate has signed off another “counter-terrorism” bill that grants unprecedented powers to the intelligence and military apparatus. The latest laws, rubberstamped this week, allow the government to designate individuals and “classes” of Australians who can be attacked, and potentially killed, during military operations…

Judge Refuses Reconsideration in Class Action Lawsuit to Halt Water Shut-offs in Detroit

Bankruptcy plan designed to further impoverish Detroit residents By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes continued his anti-people legal reasoning by denying a motion to reconsider his decision not to halt water shut-offs in Detroit. Since January some 31,000 households have been subjected to a concerted policy of massive terminations of water…