Washington’s National Press Club hosted a five-person panel last Wednesday to discuss the Brennan Center’s new policy proposal, Reforming Funding to Reduce Mass Incarceration.
Dec. 17 (GIN) – Archbishop Desmond Tutu, an activist in the anti-apartheid struggle, said he was dismayed at the “blatant exclusion” of Afrikaners from last week’s memorial services for Nelson Mandela. He noted the absence of the Dutch Reformed Church and the limited use of the Afrikaans language at the services. It was a mainly Afrikaner party that introduced white minority rule, which Mr Mandela opposed. But after becoming…
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, CMC – Sweden’s Ambassador to the Caribbean, Claes Hammar says his country is looking forward to receiving an indication of demands from the the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Slavery Reparations Committee, as the region seeks reparation for the slave trade.
One year ago, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive order ratifying the overwhelming victory Amendment 64, the nation’s first statewide vote to end marijuana prohibition.
by Dr. Boyce Watkins
Sir Richard Branson has spoken up and out against the War on Drugs in the United States. Branson recently noted that the policies are racist and represent a “war on black people.”
The increase in police brutality in this country is a frightening reality. In the last decade alone the number of people murdered by police has reached 5,000. The number of soldiers killed since the inception of the Iraq war, 4489.