Fairness Department Searches for More money for The police While Contracting Civil wrong Rights

The Justice Department is requesting increased spending to fight violent crime and address illegal immigration while squeezing the resources of its Civil Rights Division, which works to protect Americans from discrimination. “The Department of Justice has the noble task of keeping the American people safe from drugs, gangs, and terrorists, and this budget proposal reflects our […]

By Excluding Palestinian Voices From Jerusalem Debate, Cable News Avoided Addressing Israeli Rights Abuses

By Excluding Palestinian Voices From Jerusalem Debate, Cable News Avoided Addressing Israeli Rights Abuses

Palestinian voices were largely absent from American cable news’ coverage of President Donald Trump’s decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. By turning to their stable of regular political commentators to weigh in on the unprecedented move, the three major news networks – CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News – excluded those […]

Do You Even Know Your Rights?

Do You Even Know Your Rights?

Donald Trump wants to make America great again. I, for one, would prefer to make America free again. “We the people” have the power to make and break the government. We are the masters and they are the servants. Clearly, our national priorities need to be re-prioritized. *Follow us here at Newsbud Twitter **Subscribe here […]

MSCI blocks new stocks lacking voting rights from some indexes

MSCI blocks new stocks lacking voting rights from some indexes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – MSCI Inc will temporarily ban new companies that deny equal voting rights to shareholders from two market indexes, intensifying a debate over who should police perceived lapses in corporate governance. FILE PHOTO: The MSCI logo is seen in this June 20, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo The index provider will […]

Rivers and forests need the same legal rights we grant to people

Rivers and forests need the same legal rights we grant to people

The once-mighty ColoradoPete McBride/National Geographic/Alamy Does a river have rights? A coalition of US environmental groups thinks so. They have filed a lawsuit in Denver that says the Colorado river’s “right to exist, flourish, regenerate, be restored, and naturally evolve” has been violated by its namesake state. Controversially, they want to represent it as a […]

‘False assurances’? Boris Johnson declares all EU citizens will have rights protected after Brexit

‘False assurances’? Boris Johnson declares all EU citizens will have rights protected after Brexit

Published time: 26 Oct, 2017 13:11 Edited time: 26 Oct, 2017 13:24 Boris Johnson has unilaterally declared all EU citizens in the UK will have their “rights protected whatever happens.” The pledge goes beyond what Prime Minister Theresa May has ever promised, and some are accusing the foreign secretary of more Brexit falsehoods. Johnson made […]

European Human Rights Court sees no politics in Navalny brothers embezzlement case

European Human Rights Court sees no politics in Navalny brothers embezzlement case

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 11:45 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 12:07 The European Court of Human rights (ECHR) has refused to recognize the embezzlement case against Russian activists Aleksey and Oleg Navalny as politically-motivated. The ECHR’s decision in the case of the Navalny brothers against Russia was released on the court’s website on Tuesday. […]