justice

  • Chesa Boudin recall is not a death knell for California criminal justice reform

    After making significant gains in recent years across California and the country, a movement to reimagine the role of prosecutors within the criminal justice system hit a snag Tuesday night with losses in key races around the state. The biggest setback came in a nationally-watched recall in San Francisco,...
  • Ingreso garantizado visto como camino hacia la justicia racial y de género

    A medida que muchos estadounidenses comienzan a recuperarse física, social y economicamente de la pandemia de COVID-19, es esencial prestar atención a quién no se está recuperando. Una y otra vez, las mujeres negras son las últimas en recuperarse de las recesiones económicas, debido a una combinación de racismo...
  • Guaranteed Income Seen as Path Toward Gender, Racial Justice

    As many Americans begin to recover physically, socially and financially from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s essential to pay attention to who isn’t on the mend. Time and time again, Black women are the last to recover from economic recessions, due to a combination of institutional racism and sexism, and...
  • Biden’s Tax Justice

    The Oracle of Omaha, one of the most successful investors of all time and one of the richest men in the United States, Warren Buffet, shocked the conscience of the country when he declared that his secretary paid more taxes than he did, proportionally speaking. Almost 10 years have...
  • NO PRESIDENT MAY BE ABOVE THE LAWS OF THIS LAND

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR CAN A SITTING PRESIDENT BE INDICTED? This is an issue which needs examination these days because of the questionable policy of the Department of Justice with respect to indicting any sitting President. The main consideration is that the Office of the President of the United...
  • Criminal Justice Reform Benefits People with Disabilities

    Andrea Sears Public News Service HARTFORD, Conn. – The criminal justice reform bill making its way through Congress will help thousands of people with disabilities re-enter their communities. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 32 percent of people in federal prisons and 40 percent of all people in...
  • Michael Tyree’s Legacy… What will that be?

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR       Recently, the three corrections officers who beat Michael Tyree to death (August 26, 2015) were found guilty of second-degree murder. Sentencing will be scheduled. Tyree was in a jail cell in protective custody because of his mental health issues. This incident exposed...
  • The End Poverty Now March in Cleveland

    Anti-Poverty March Calls for Economic Justice at RNC

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – 341 California Republicans, delegates and alternates, are in Cleveland for the start of the Republican National Convention. On their hour-long commute from their hotel, they undoubtedly saw some protesters. One of those protests involved thousands of people for an anti-poverty rally...
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