Historic Fast Food Strike in NYC Fights CEO's for Living Wages
Common Dreams - Fast food workers across New York City hit the streets today in a strike against the $200 billion fast food industry, which workers charge pays wages so low that many struggle to meet their basic needs. Read more.
On Monday, April 16, Baltimore City Police stormed into a home full of grieving friends and family on the 400 block of East Lanvale Street, looking, they said, for two people who had just been involved in a shootout a short distance away on Preston Street and subsequently ran into the Lanvale St. home.
Video of the raid recorded by a resident and broadcasted by ABC Channel 2 shows police in S.W.A.T. gear slinking up to the home, rifles out, and one officer giving the family orders, asking some of them to slowly crawl out of the home....read more.