Chicago police blasted for racial bias, ‘cover-up culture’

Chicago police blasted for racial bias, ‘cover-up culture’

Chicago police have trampled on the rights of residents for years, permitting racial bias, using excessive force and shooting people who did not pose immediate threats, the US Justice Department announced Friday after a yearlong investigation. The practices endanger civilians and officers, cause avoidable injuries and deaths and erode community trust that is “the cornerstone […]

Tory peer ‘anti-democratic’ EU Referendum tweet blasted for claiming Brexit vote ‘overruled MPs’

Tory peer ‘anti-democratic’ EU Referendum tweet blasted for claiming Brexit vote ‘overruled MPs’

As a storm of protest intensified, Pensions Minister Baroness Ros Altman the unelected peer issued a grovelling apology on social media A Tory peer sparked outrage after telling voters that backing Brexit “overrules your own MPs”. Pensions Minister Baroness Ros Altman said most MPs supported remaining in the EU, signalling the public should follow their […]