Monthly Archives: February 2014

Video Showing Savage Attack by Brute Cop on a Severely Restrained Inmate Surfaces a Year Later

Originally posted on United States Hypocrisy:
After nearly a year and a half after the incident took place, a vicious attack by a deputy police officer on a severely restrained man in a Denver courtroom has finally surfaced for public…

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Push back against Bureau of Prisons retaliation against John Kiriakou

CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou recently resumed speaking with the press and writing his ‘Letters from Loretto’ after the Bureau of Prisons reneged on their deal to give him 9 months in a halfway house. Unfortunately, prison officials have chosen … Continue reading

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Alain Kouayep Tchatchue detained by Borders Agency on 11th February 2014 – and now threatened with deportation

Shamefully, the UK is deporting asylum seekers to countries where their sexual orientation could cost them their lives.

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Why CNN cares what Matt Gaetz thinks about Stand Your Ground?

Florida Republican Matt Gaetz: SYG, Mugshots, Privilege, And Hypocrisy – Beach Peanuts But as it turns out, notoriety is about the worst consequence Gaetz, now 31, has faced from the DUI arrest. He didn’t have his license suspended for a … Continue reading

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High Finance + Heavy Industry = Screw Nearly Everyone

The Vampire Squid Strikes Again: The Mega Banks’ Most Devious Scam Yet | Politics News | Rolling Stone By exploiting loopholes in a dense, decade-and-a-half-old piece of financial legislation, Wall Street has effected a revolutionary change that American citizens never … Continue reading

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“Dark Tetrad” Trolls: Don’t come ’round here no more.

New Study: Internet Trolls Are Often Machiavellian Sadists | Mother Jones … research, conducted by Erin Buckels of the University of Manitoba and two colleagues, sought to directly investigate whether people who engage in trolling are characterized by personality traits … Continue reading

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SEIU on Chattanooga VW Workers, “Working people in the South will continue to unite.”

SEIU Wire SEIU President Henry’s Statement in Support of VW Workers Working People in the South Will Continue to Unite CHATTANOOGA, TN – “I am so proud of the workers at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant for sticking together and trying … Continue reading

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Doctor gets walk on $276M in illegal insider trading scam. Will SAC Capital founder walk, too?

Mathew Martoma found guilty of insider trading in case involving neurologist | The Pathology Blawg Even though the insider information in question came from Dr. Gilman, he and the government reached an agreement that he would not be prosecuted in … Continue reading

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Disappeared journalist/drone victim Kareem Khan freed

Reprieve + 44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Friday Feb 14, 2014 Drone victim Kareem Khan released from illegal detention in Pakistan A Pakistani drone victim who had been missing since being abducted from his home by men in … Continue reading

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Ammiano Assembly Bill Could Mark Profound Change in CA Solitary Confinement

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
California Assemblymember Tom Ammiano has proposed legislation that could significantly restrict how solitary confinement is used in California prisons. Assembly Bill 1652 comes after massive public pressure and expert testimony exposed the California…

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