The fight for a living wage has been a hot-button issue over the past 5 years and will certainly be a talking point in upcoming presidential elections.
Last Thursday, Americans paused as they have become accustomed to doing, as national news reported a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.
Stories like the one of Jamycheal Mitchell, the 24-year-old young man who was found dead in his jail cell on August 19, are particularly hard to hear.
A young man suffering from mental illness is screaming incoherently at a fast-food restaurant and someone calls 911. When the police arrive, the man has not harmed anyone, is not armed, and is standing up talking to himself.
The framework agreement that the U.S. and its international partners reached with Iran that blocks Tehran's pathways to building a nuclear bomb is only a few weeks old, yet the usual suspects have already denounced it as a "bad deal."
By Robert Greenwald & Vanessa Baden
In our new film series, some of the smartest thinkers of our time warn that the runaway national security state, and the endless war and surveillance that underpins it, is creating a more perilous world.
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Without the video from the cases of Freddie Gray, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, andWalter Scott, these cases and many others would have gone uninvestigated and unnoticed; with many holding staunchly to the belief that whatever is written in a police report is fact.