Category Archives: Politics

Brazil ‘Genocide’ of Black Youth Kills 1 Every 23 Minutes

The shocking amount of killings of young Black people in Brazil revealed in a new report shows that Black lives don’t matter in the South American country.
The crisis of fatal violence against Afro-descendents in Brazil that sees one Black youth killed every 23 minutes in what some have called an “undeclared civil war,” according to a new Senate committee report announced on Monday, is leading experts to raise alarm over a “genocide” suffered by young Black people in the South American country.

Republicans Winning and Democrats No Plan or Platform

By Roger Caldwell

Democrats can never win in America, without the Black vote, and a progressive platform.

Trump and the Republicans are winning with poll numbers in the thirties, and the Democratic leadership has no strategy to change the trajectory of this administration. The Republicans control the House, the Senate and the Executive Branch, and there appears nothing the Democrats can do.

The Democrats can filibuster, resist, and obstruct the Republicans policies, but when it is time for a vote, the Republicans win. In the House they win by 24 votes, and in the Senate they win by 2 votes.

Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts

Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts Across Federal Government

”At worst, it really is part of a systematic agenda to roll back civil rights.”

This story originally appeared on ProPublica.For decades, the Department of Justice has used court-enforced agreements to protect civil rights, successfully desegregating school systems, reforming police departments, ensuring access for the disabled and defending the religious.

Trump’s Other Russian Connection

Donald Trump just gave Putin a huge gift—and no one seems to have noticed.

“Don’t worry, be happy.”

Those were the only four English words Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a St. Petersburg International Economic Forum last Friday, reacting to President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement the day before.