On Thursday, March 20, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed S2012, a bill that limits the shackling of pregnant prisoners during labor and delivery.
Bill de Blasio’s deep pass—the effort to get his UPK plan funded by a tax on the rich—appears to have been stopped short of the end zone, tackled by a governor looking to co-opt his 2014 Republican opponents and by City Hall’s limited authority over taxes. But the mayor keeps on picking up yards here and there by using one power he does have: the ability to decide when and how New York City goes to court.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Monday March 17, 2014, CMC -Historian and retired head of the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Dr. Adrian Fraser says the region must pursue reparations from Europe but he does not think much will come of the effort.
CHICAGO (March 14) — The Nation of Islam farm manager, Dr. Ridgely Mu’mim Muhammad, and legal General Counsel Abdul Arif Muhammad, Esq., released the following statement in response to a FOXNews.com article titled “ ‘Game the system’? Nonprofits, including Farrakhan-tied group, enjoy windfall from farm subsidies.” “A false and misleading article, titled ‘Game the system’? Nonprofits, including Farrakhan-tied group, enjoy windfall from farm subsidies,’ was written by Emily Boyd Walker, and…
JACKSON, MISS, March 11, 2014 – After an emotional two weeks which included laying his father to rest and delivering an impassioned eulogy which The New York Times called, “barn-burning”, Attorney Chokwe Antar Lumumba will formally announce his intent to seek the mayor’s office for the city of Jackson today in a press conference outside Jackson City Hall at 5:30 p.m. Attorney Lumumba will be surrounded by family, friends and a host of community supporters as he affirms his decision to carry-on the vision for Jackson that he so closely worked with his late father to define.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent,– Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders say they have had a “very successful” two day inter-sessional summit here, completing a 20-odd agenda and implementing policies and strategies that would ensure the future socio-economic and political development of the region.
KINGSTOWN- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders are hoping to hold talks with Europe in June on the issue of reparations for slavery and native genocide, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has said.
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – Randy Delplesche, 27, is unemployed. But over the past few weeks he has “earned” EC$60,000 (One EC dollar = US$0.37 cents) from the illegal marijuana trade.
WASHINGTON, Mar 5 2014 (IPS) – U.S. President Barack Obama released a 3.9-trillion-dollar budget proposal for the coming fiscal year, shaping an ideological battle over the role of government in reducing poverty that will likely define the coming election year.