Justice

Steve June 5, 2020

A bat-wielding 75-year-old Michigan grandma confronted a group of peaceful George Floyd protesters Wednesday evening, blocking them from marching down a street in her affluent East Grand Rapids neighborhood. In a now-viral video of the tense incident, Karla Anderson waves the slugger at a crowd of dozens of demonstrators — before one of them grabs […]

Steve June 5, 2020

Elizabeth McGraw, Pennsylvania State University The coronavirus has traveled the globe, infecting one person at a time. Some sick people might not spread the virus much further, but some people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 are what epidemiologists call “superspreaders.” Elizabeth McGraw, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics at Pennsylvania State University, explains […]

Steve June 5, 2020

Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani on ITV’s Good Morning Britain Have you missed Trump counselor Rudy Giuliani lately? Maybe not. How about former Murdoch journalist and ardent Trump sycophant Piers Morgan? You may not even remember him, although he once had a CNN talk show. But Rudy and Piers are still out there – and on […]

Steve June 5, 2020

As “Justice for George Floyd” protests continue to be held in Washington, D.C. and other cities all over the U.S., muralists voiced their support for Black Lives Matter in the nation’s capital by painting the group’s name in all-capital letters on a block of 16th Street on Friday near Lafayette Square. On Twitter, John Falcicchio—chief […]

Steve June 5, 2020

Under ordinary circumstances, open dissent from high-ranking military officials against the actions of civilian political leaders would signal a danger familiar to other countries. Such rumblings from military circles often indicate that constitutional freedoms are in jeopardy and that martial law, or even a coup d’etat, may be on the horizon. In these extraordinary circumstances, […]

Steve June 4, 2020

Monuments celebrating the nation’s racist history are coming down in several states after being targeted by protesters over the past week. On Wednesday, the city of Philadelphia removed a statue of the city’s former racist police chief and mayor, Frank Rizzo, just days after protesters attempted to topple it and light it on fire. Philadelphia […]