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When Assisted Suicide Becomes a Viable Option

Originally posted on A Mile In My Wheels:
One of my most controversial opinions is related to the subject of euthanasia. I strongly believe that if all one has to look forward to is a life of pain with no hope of relief (for example: a person riddled with terminal cancer and suffering horrendous pain),…

Herman Bell is free at last

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
On Friday, April 27, Herman Bell, a 70-year-old respected elder, was released after serving nearly 45 years in prison. Herman was one of thousands of incarcerated older people who was repeatedly denied parole for over a decade after completing his minimum sentence. His release is a result of important…

Judge Suspends Release of Herman Bell, Elderly Black Panther Jailed 45 Years, Amid Police Pressure

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
by Amy Goodman , Critical Resistance ? A judge in New York has suspended the release of Herman Bell, a 70-year-old prisoner who has been granted parole after 45 years in prison. Bell was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the killing of two New York…

The Souls of Poor Folk: A National Call for Moral Revival

Originally posted on Three Worlds One Vision:
Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival Photo Credit: Poor People’s Campaign ? I’m finding it hard to stay abreast of all the upheaval triggered by our Twitter-in-Chief. His tweets and threats boggle my mind, create instability across our nation, and embolden our rivals and enemies…

Rights On Paper Alone Are Utterly Useless

It’s disturbing to see, and attempt to understand, why so little is known about the plight of the disabled in this country. Stretching resources to cover the simplest necessities (that most of us take for granted) can become a life-threatening choice between obtaining nutrition and safeguarding personal safety.  When heartless politicians decide to subsidize corporate […]

INTERIOR: 3 BLM state directors removed in reorganization

Originally posted on GarryRogers Nature Conservation:
GR: trumpeteers preparing for opening public lands to exploitation? “The Bureau of Land Management is reassigning the directors of the Alaska, Colorado and New Mexico state offices to positions at other federal agencies as part of an Interior Department reorganization that sources say is only beginning. “Alaska Director Bud…

May Day Rally at Foley Square NYC

I attended the May Day Rally at Foley Square in Manhattan Monday and intended to write something about it, but things happened that prevented me from doing so. I had to take care of a sick cat, feed homeless cats and walk a few rescue dogs. Also, there is a horrible internet connection where I’m […]