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5 documentaries exploring Indigenous wisdom and climate justice

GreenBiz 19 Aug 2022
And for some communities, environmental justice looks like rooting this work in Indigenous and ancestral knowledge, and away from the norms that colonization has brought about ... The American South has been the site of many environmental justice battles ... "Nearly half of all Americans ...

Biden Ignores the Injustice of Israel Killing a Palestinian American Journalist

The Intercept 19 Aug 2022
One hundred days after Israeli forces killed Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, the Biden administration has made no concrete effort to secure accountability for her killing, nor has it moved to independently investigate it despite dozens of members of Congress calling on the administration to do so ... officials for justice — in vain.

California prison activist, journalist Phoeun You abruptly deported to Cambodia

Recordnet 19 Aug 2022
Phoeun You, a Cambodian-born parolee whose imminent expulsion from the United States became a cause for protest by Asian American and civil rights advocates, was deported Wednesday afternoon, according to Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, one of the groups advocating on his behalf.

DOJ charges officers in death of Breonna Taylor

Nashville Pride 19 Aug 2022
Breonna Taylor’s family may finally get justice after the Department of Justice charged four ... “These indictments reflect the Justice Department’s commitment to preserving the integrity of the criminal justice system and to protecting the constitutional rights of every American.”.

Brazil: how populist politicians use religion to help them win

Beijing News 19 Aug 2022
They describe Christian nationalism as a "cultural framework - a collection of myths, traditions, symbols, narratives, and value systems - that idealizes and advocates a fusion of Christianity with American civic life" ... Erdoğan's Justice and Development Party claims to defend the values of Turkey's Muslim majority against its secular elite.

FBI’s Trump Raid a Defining Moment for America, Critics Say

The Epoch Times 19 Aug 2022
News Analysis The Aug ... For many Americans, it was the last straw, the act that broke their trust in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI.

Police arrest teenage suspect in mass shooting at Juneteenth festival

ABC7 19 Aug 2022
The 15-year-old boy, who lives in the northwestern part of the U.S ... on the night of June 19 during a music festival called Moechella, which was calling for racial and social justice while celebrating Juneteenth, the federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans ... The victims were rushed to area hospitals for treatment ... .

Email, Facebook post prompts change in Mt. Juliet

Lebanon Democrat 18 Aug 2022
Justice’s post indicated that the city would be replacing the “Thin Blue Line” flag with two others that do not resemble the American flag ...There are a lot of people who have a problem with the American flag being altered or changed, with a blue line that goes through it, or a red line that goes through it,” Justice said.

Remembering Quezon, the independence advocate

Manila Bulletin 18 Aug 2022
Following the above “viral” quote which made Quezon a favorite of the American press, particularly the New York Times in the early ’20s, Quezon ended the tradition of having 10 Filipino justices of the Supreme Court headed by an American chief justice. In back-to-back succession, he appointed Chief Justice Jose P. Laurel and Chief Justice Claro M.

Is Merrick Garland serious?

Messenger-Inquirer 18 Aug 2022
Faithful adherence to the rule of law is the bedrock principle of the Justice Department and of our democracy. … All Americans are entitled to the even-handed application of the law, to due process, and to the presumption of innocence.” ... of innocence as any other American.

A First Look At Emily Blunt As A Gun-Toting British Aristocrat In The English

Vogue 18 Aug 2022
I find the most interesting Westerns tend to be about personal loss and the restoration of justice. Perhaps what’s most interesting about The English is who it chooses as its two heroes, an Englishwoman and a Native American man, and the precise nature of justice they’re both looking to restore.”.

Don't Count Out Crime as a 2022 Midterm Issue

Wall Street Journal 18 Aug 2022
Americans are anxious about crime, and that could spell more trouble for Democrats in November ... Justice study of 22 U.S.

Medical groups, 20 states weigh in on Idaho abortion lawsuit

The Sun Chronicle 18 Aug 2022
Department of Justice says that includes some abortions. The Justice Department sued Idaho earlier this month in federal court and asked a judge to stop the abortion ban from taking effect ... The American Hospital Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges wrote a separate brief also supporting the Justice Department.

We’re far from the equality of Dr. King’s dream, but the Biden-Harris administration is moving ...

The Grio 18 Aug 2022
President Biden made history by selecting Harris to become the first Black, female and Asian vice president; by appointing Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman Supreme Court justice; and by appointing the most diverse Cabinet and White House staff in American history.

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers his annual State of the Nation Address ahead of the country's Independence Day, at the parliament building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022.
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