On April 1, police opened fire on indigenous and rural poor protesters who were blocking the highway into Kidapawan in the landlocked province of Cotabato on the island of Mindanao, killing three protesters and injuring at least 116.
As Congress introduces legislation to address Puerto Rico's financial crisis, San Juan's Catholic Archbishop is inviting prayers that all "work together to find a solution to the crisis that respects the rights and dignity of all sides."
The common good is abused. The struggle against tax havens is a struggle for the rule of law and democracy. Amazon, Google, Apple, Boeing, GE and scores of other corporations shift tens of billions in taxable profits to the Cayman Islands. According to a 2013 article, one building in Delaware has 285,000 mailbox firms.
Bridget Lancaster of America's Test Kitchen teaches children that inflicting pain on sentient creatures is ok. She is programming children to be violent. WBUR gave her airtime on the 8th.
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