Local News & Activist Reports: National
Listening to the politicians or the corporate media, it would be easy to believe that the coup in the Ukraine has ushered in new era of democracy for the people of that country. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD) is circulating a petition that demands the federal government provide funding for WIC during the shutdown. No one’s life should be on the line in the name of political posturing. Emergency funding for WIC now!
Eugene Puryear, editorial board member of Liberation News, talks to Abby Martin about the contemporary system of mass incarceration, and his new book "Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America."