Nicholas C. Arguimbau: Six of the 746 men on California’s Death Row were once clients of mine. Four of the six have sat in prison waiting an outcome to their unending cases over thirty years or more. The people who are executed are a generation older and wiser than the people who wee asserted.
Beyond remembrance and looking backward, we need reflection on the present and future – reflection on the human and social cost of the “War on Terror,” reflection on how this host of horrors can come to an end.
Tom Hall: Parker’s case focuses attention on a wide scale desire to abandon traditional theories of due process rights, including the right of confrontation and the right to a presumption of innocence.
Dick & Sharon: Whew! The supporters listed below keep gas in our tank, so to speak, so we can keep after these activities.
Dick & Sharon: we’d like to know what you think of “Our Revolution’s” launch and its prospects to change the political landscape.
If even a quarter of our subscribers could send us a “Bernie-friendly” $27, our boat would be floated, as they say.
Dick & Sharon: For all the foolish things that come out of Trump’s mouth, if you can still watch mainstream media, you’ll see it’s a wall-to-wall Trump extravaganza, giving him untold millions in free advertising.
Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: Tell us what you think America can do about the all too frequent police murders of black and brown men, about America’s rampant gun violence, about the maddening times we live in.
Dick and Sharon: The White vote no longer rules the roost in California, casting just 48% of Democratic the votes—slightly less than the combined Latino (26%), Asian-American (13%), and African-American (10%) votes.
Dick Price: With Sharon Kyle moderating, panelists Theresa Zhen, Jess Rae Farris, and Michael Kaufman discussed parallel ways our legal processes unfairly target the poor among us—and especially people of color. Targeting the Poor
Confronting Progressive Politics — An alliance of progressive voters across racial lines would be a political force to be reckoned with but a vacuum exists between social movements and electoral politics.
This month’s ACLU panel will discuss legal and financial issues affecting racial minorities and the poor, and how their non-profits are fighting against these blatant injustices.
Dick & Sharon: “Using the tactic of disruption and challenging respectability politics, we’ve been able to bring more attention to the crisis that exists and have existed for a long time in our communities.”