please this fall and winter lay down your pumpkin spice and open your heart to spiced cider with whisky and apple brandy. you can be better
Charda Gregory abducted, humiliated, violated, restrained, scalped and tortured.
If this were reversed, with black police officers who were sworn to uphold peace and justice but instead were documented victimizing a white woman (who was already a victim), this news would have trumped the Olympics!
Truncated version: drugged at a party, abducted to a motel, wakes up during unwanted sexual violation in a motel room full of strangers, fights like hell to escape, motel employee calls the authorities, she gets arrested for destroying motel property and it just gets worst from there.
Every officer who participated in it and even those who witnessed it and did nothing should be punished but instead they just fired the woman?
No rape kit, no police report on the people inside the motel room, no investigation of her claims, no accountability for missing motel entry records, no video from the motel but she gets detained for fourteen days?
(Btw, when did your tax dollars begin purchasing Abu Ghraib type water boarding chairs?)
Today we’re going to have a very special, topical history lesson to celebrate Labor Day!
A lot of Americans really hate unions and blame them for lots of stuff, but at least some of them will begrudgingly admit that “they were necessary, like, when all American factories were sweatshops, but we’re past that and we have rights and stuff now.”
Actually, the union and collective bargaining is absolutely vital for the maintenance of a free market, and the reason our unions are useless is because their powers and their right to collective bargaining was stripped from them by the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947
You’ve internalized a myth about the nature of unionization that’s due entirely to the activities of the robber barons who wanted you sold on it. Happy Labor Day, eat the rich.
SOHO, New York City
Photographer: Damion Reid
- Do not forget Michael Brown
- Do not forget how the media dehumanized him and tried to justify his murder
- Do not forget how peaceful protests were painted as savage riots
- Do not forget police armed with military grade weapons terrorized and arrested black civilians
- Do not forget Darren Wilson being awarded over $400,000 in fundraiser donations for murdering an unarmed black child
- Do not forget that this system was not built to defend us, but to control us
- Do not forget Ferguson