Russian Opposition Leader Vladimir Kara-Murza’s Powerful Final Statement to the Court

He made it prior to being sentenced to 25 years in prison for speaking out against Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine.

…our society will open its eyes and be horrified by what terrible crimes were committed on its behalf. From this realization, from this reflection, the long, difficult but vital path toward the recovery and restoration of Russia, its return to the community of civilized countries, will begin.

Court Orders Phoenix to Clean Up Homeless Encampments in “The Zone”

Residents and business owners use public nuisance laws to force action

In other words, the city government has effectively thrown up its hands; largely ignored the plight of those experiencing homelessness, residents, workers, and business owners in The Zone; and focused instead on growing the bureaucracy, feeding the homeless-industrial complex, and eschewing short-term action for expensive, ineffective, long-term approaches

Republicans’ and Democrats’ Refusal To Reform Social Security and Medicare Is Political Malpractice

In 10 years, the programs’ funds will be insolvent. Over the next 30 years, they will run a $116 trillion shortfall.