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No indictment for NYC cop who killed unarmed man by chokehold

In the wake of a "no bill" decision to indict a Ferguson, Mo. police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager that gained international attention, a New York City grand jury cleared a white police officer Dec. 3 in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man who had been stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, a lawyer for the victim’s family said. ...

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Ferguson protesters stage final ‘shut down’ demonstration in South St. Louis County, organizer arrested

“We will continue to walk up and down the sidewalks and streets. We will continue to go throughout the stores and chant until we see justice,” he said calling for the arrest of former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. “He committed a murder.” ...

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Thanksgiving Day prayer to end poverty in our rich land

In this Thanksgiving week of 2014, when more than 16 million children — 22 percent — are living in poverty, many are hungry and homeless; when the gap between rich and poor is the highest ever; when the very richest Americans have reaped a huge tax windfall from the Bush tax cuts and some political leaders want to give them more; and when, incredibly, some political leaders are playing politics with the ver ...

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