Where does police brutality fit in America’s first law enforcement museum?

The Washington institution is likely to spark debate over whether it gets the tone right in an era of police shootings and allegations of racism In narrative terms, it is like threading a needle. Americas first museum dedicated to law enforcement cannot avoid the racially charged subject of Ferguson, Missouri,…

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Everglades: climate change threatens years of work to reverse manmade damage

Report warns that rising temperatures threaten the Everglades, including changing rainfall patterns and accelerating sea-level rise Sea water encroaching on the Everglades will hamper decades of work by a government program to reverse manmade damage to the vast, fragile ecosystem at the tip of Florida, according to a new report…

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Indiana clerics work toward Indianapolis gun buyback program

Program would exchange guns for iPads, protesters disrupt Kavanaughs supreme court hearings and Bernie Sanders introduces a bill to tax large companies The Resistance Now is a weekly update on the people, action and ideas driving the protest movement in the US. If youre not already receiving it by email,…

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Documents on Kavanaugh’s hidden views ‘being withheld from public’

Democrats insist documents should be released as Senate hearing for Trumps supreme court nominee descends into chaos Senate confirmation hearings for Donald Trumps conservative nominee for the supreme court once again descended into chaos on Thursday, as Democrats insisted documents exposing Brett Kavanaughs opinions on contentious issues were being withheld…

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Steven Tyler orders Donald Trump to stop playing Aerosmith music at rallies

After Livin on the Edge was played at a West Virginia rally this week, Tylers lawyers have sent another cease-and-desist letter to Trumps office Steven Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith, has ordered Donald Trump to stop playing August 22, 2018 This is not the first time Tyler has ordered…

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Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

US Border Patrol allows reporters to visit but does not allow pictures or interviews at holding facility housing children as young as four Inside an old warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had…

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Donald Trump to almost entirely avoid London during UK visit

Meetings with Theresa May and the Queen to be held away from protests in capital Donald Trump will almost entirely avoid London during his four-day visit to the UK next week, Downing Street has said, unveiling an itinerary that is likely to prompt accusations he is trying to avoid planned…

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Scott Pruitt, Trump’s embattled EPA chief, resigns amid ethics scandals

Donald Trump announces Pruitts departure on Twitter and praises him for doing an outstanding job Scott Pruitt, the hugely controversial administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has resigned. Donald Trump announced Pruitts departure on Twitter and July 5, 2018 Trump had repeatedly defended Pruitt following a multitude of ethics scandals.…

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Sanders uses Bible to defend Trump’s separation of children from families at border

Press secretary rejects criticism of Jeff Sessions citing Romans 13 to justify policy and says it is very biblical to enforce the law Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, invoked the Bible to defend the Trump administrations immigration policy of separating mothers from their children. She was speaking at…

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Nazis separated me from my parents as a child. The trauma lasts a lifetime | Yoka Verdoner

I know from experience that the Trump-sanctioned brutality at the US border with Mexico will scar its child victims for life The events occurring now on our border with Mexico, where children are being removed from the arms of their mothers and fathers and sent to foster families or shelters,…

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Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders ejected from Virginia restaurant

In week of controversy over family separation policy, staffer says she was asked to leave because I work for POTUS The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, claimed on Saturday that she was thrown out of a restaurant because she works for Donald Trump. Social media erupted, with some lavishing…

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Scott Walker says building Canada border wall is a ‘legitimate issue’

The GOP candidate said voters have raised concerns to him about terrorists entering US from north, as immigration has become hot-button Republican topic The Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said on Sunday that building a wall on the US northern border with Canada was a legitimate issue for us to…

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