Good morning folks! On today’s show the Huffington Post’s Zach Carter (@zachdcarter) on his report on the powers for corporations the Obama Administration is pushing for in the new TPP Trade Deal.
Winnipeg’s police chief says violent crime has dropped 9.7 per cent over the same period in 2012. In his report to the police board released Wednesday, Chief Devon Clunis said violent crime is also 22.5 per cent lower than the five-year average. The report says homicides are 17.4 per cent lower compared to the same period in 2012 and 18.1 per cent lower than the five-year average.
By Lindsey Wainwright, an Occupy Hartford Protestor: “Last week I went to community court and refused to take community service on the basis that I am not guilty of either of these charges. My case is being sent to trial by jury. The pretrial will take place on May 22nd at 9 am at 80 Washington Street in Hartford, CT. Witnesses who were involved in the action will be called to testify on my behalf. Their presence is especially important considering that my arresting officer lied in his report, claiming that I resisted arrest.” On Tuesday, May 22, Please join us at court in solidarity with Lindsey Wainwright to send a clear message that arresting citizens for legally filming in public IS AGAINST THE LAW and will not be tolerated. Read her story: DEAR SUPERCHIEF: I was arrested for filming in public and held in jail for 9 hours on $5000 bail in a french maid costume