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As Interest in Democratic Socialism Surges, Ocasio-Cortez Explains to Colbert What a "Moral" Economy Would Look Like

Since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning primary win over Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, interest in democratic socialism—the label …

‘I snookered them’: Illinois Nazi candidate creates GOP dumpster fire

Republicans fear blowback from a Holocaust denier’s run for Congress.<p>CHICAGO — Illinois Republicans botched four opportunities to stop an avowed Nazi from representing their party in a Chicago-area congressional district. Now they’re paying the price.<p>Arthur Jones, a Holocaust denier who will appear …

Dan Lipinski

A Chicago teen, shot in the head, was covered with a sheet by paramedics. He died nearly a day later

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Chicago teenager who had been shot in the head multiple times was presumed dead and covered with a sheet by paramedics before onlookers noticed he was still moving, police and fire officials said Tuesday.<p>Erin Carey, a 17-year-old who had just graduated from high school, was shot in the …

Law Enforcement

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Flight School Officials Allegedly Beat, Kidnapped, and Threatened to Deport a Chinese Student

Two officials at a California flight school have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a Chinese student at that school and threatening to forcibly …

Ireland votes by landslide to legalise abortion

Leo Varadkar vows legal terminations by end of year after huge vote for change<p>Ireland has voted by a landslide to legalise abortion in a stunning outcome that marks a dramatic defeat for the Catholic church’s one-time domination of the Republic.<p>The Irish electorate voted by 1,429,981 votes to …

Leo Varadkar

Border Patrol Changes Its Story on Killing of Guatemalan Immigrant

U.S. Customs and Border Protection appears to be modifying its version of what happened Wednesday when an agent shot and killed 20-year-old …

Video Footage Shows Milwaukee Police Arresting and Tasing NBA Player Sterling Brown

(MILWAUKEE) — Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales has apologized to Bucks player Sterling Brown for a January arrest that started with a parking …

‘Roseanne’ Season 10 Fell Apart for the Same Reasons the Original Ending Didn’t Work

A messy finale with a sizable last-second reprieve hint that the new "Roseanne" isn't that different from Season 9.<p><i>[Editor’s Note: The following</i> …

Kansas had to pass a law to tell cops they can't have sex with people they're arresting

Kansas just became the 18th state to make it illegal for cops to have sex on the job.<p>Kansas police officers are now specifically forbidden from having sex with someone during a traffic stop, for example, while they’re interrogating someone in custody, or during an interview in a criminal …

Black man killed during arrest suffered neck injury, likely died of asphyxia, coroner says

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 22-year-old black man killed after a struggle with Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, authorities likely died of asphyxiation, the coroner said Monday.<p>While conceding his officers used force on Keeven Robinson, Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said he has not concluded that his deputies administered a …

Civil Rights

9 Books For 'My Favorite Murder' Fans, Because Sometimes You Just Want To Read More True Crime

<i>My Favorite Murder</i> has, in the last few years, become everyone's favorite podcast, capitalizing on our collective obsession with true crime and all …

Video Released After Teen Tased and Killed by Michigan State Troopers Underscores Law Enforcement’s Utter Contempt for Black Americans

The incivility and cruelty of law enforcement against black citizens of the United States continues unabated.<p>And it’s not just white officers who …

Black activist jailed for his Facebook posts speaks out about secret FBI surveillance

<b>Exclusive:</b> Rakem Balogun spoke out against police brutality. Now he is believed to be the first prosecuted under a secretive US effort to track so-called ‘black identity extremists’<p>Rakem Balogun thought he was dreaming when armed agents in tactical gear stormed his apartment. Startled awake by a …

Surveillance

#CookingOutWhileBlack: White Woman Calls Cops on Black People Cooking Out in Oakland, Calif., Park

This is getting exhausting. Need we remind you on a daily basis the asinine reasons that white people have called the cops on black people over the …

The Woman Who Unleashed a Racist Tirade at Denny’s Has Been Fired

Kelly Pocha’s employer Cranbrook Dodge “deeply apologized” for her behavior.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i>.<p>Kelly Pocha, the woman who unleashed a violent and racist tirade at a group of men at a Lethbridge, Alberta Denny’s, has been fired from her job at Cranbrook Dodge.<p>Pocha’s …

White supremacist Richard Spencer is on a very bad run

All of this while Spencer watches his website disappear.<p>Just when you think prominent white supremacist Richard Spencer has hit rock bottom, …

Armenia's 'Velvet Revolution': A masterclass in socialism

Armenians took a collective stand for basic socioeconomic rights - and they won.<p>Post-Soviet countries are rough and tumble places, full of intense paradox, humour, microaggression, and beauty. There are fifteen former Soviet states, each with its own cultural and socioeconomic components and …

Louisiana judge rules deputies used excessive force on pregnant woman

<b>BATON ROUGE, La. --</b> A Louisiana judge has awarded a woman and two of her children more than $41,000 after hearing testimony that sheriff's deputies …

Thousands protest against Macron under heavy security in Paris

Police out in force for demonstration over reforms after May Day disturbances<p>Police were out in force in central Paris on Saturday as thousands of people protested against Emmanuel Macron’s sweeping reforms a year after he assumed the presidency.

Emmanuel Macron

Miami Police Officer Shown In Video Kicking Suspect Is Suspended

A Miami police officer who was caught on video delivering a running kick to the head of an already subdued suspect has been suspended over the incident.<p>Officer Mario Figueroa has been relieved of duty over the video, which "depicts a clear violation of policy," Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina said …

Crime

Israeli forces kill three Palestinians, wound 955 at Gaza protest

Three Palestinian protesters killed and more than 950 wounded as Israeli forces again open fire at Gaza border.<p>Israeli soldiers shot dead three Palestinian demonstrators and wounded more than 950 at the Gaza border, despite the UN human rights chief urging Israel to stop using excessive force …

Israel

'What's this world coming to?' Mom arrested while trying to see dying son at hospital

https://media.gannett-cdn.com/4303072811001/4303072811001_5777639449001_5777639563001.mp4<p>YORK, Pa. — Late Tuesday afternoon, Cheirha Rankins had run an errand and then stopped by a cemetery to visit her grandmother's grave, arriving home not long after 5 p.m.<p>As she approached the door to her house, …

Crime

Long, tortured hunt for Golden State Killer leads to arrest of ex-cop

He slipped in through backdoors and windows in the dark. First he struck in the foothills east of Sacramento, raping at least 46 women, before he began killing and headed south.<p>From 1978 to 1986, he killed 12 people in attacks ranging from the Sacramento County city of Rancho Cordova to the Orange …

Crime

World Bank recommends that countries eliminate minimum wage, dismantle wrongful dismissal rules and contractual protections for workers

A draft of the World Bank's annual flagship World Development Report says that its creditor-states (the poorest countries in the world) should …

World Bank

MSNBC Ordered Ed Schultz Not To Cover Bernie Sanders, Then Fired Him

Bernie Sanders

This Economist Wants to Change the Meaning of Money

Imagine an end to Washington spending wars that leave filibustering senators blue in the face. Economist Stephanie Kelton does. She sees a world …

Jeremy Corbyn calls Syria airstrikes legally questionable

PM should have sought parliamentary approval before taking military action, says Labour leader<br>• <b>Syria latest: live updates</b><p>Jeremy Corbyn has described airstrikes on Syria as legally questionable and accused Theresa May of “trailing after Donald Trump” in an attack that could escalate the conflict.<p>The …

Middle East

Arrests, injuries as French protesters challenge Macron

PARIS (AP) — French authorities say 63 people have been arrested and nine police officers injured as protests took place in two cities amid simmering …

Leaked neo-Nazi chat room shows a movement self-destructing in real time

When most people think of modern neo-Nazis, they’re often, without realizing it, thinking of the Traditionalist Worker Party. At the infamous Unite …