NY Rep. George Santos Charged by Federal Prosecutors
11 Arrested at Protest Demanding Arrest of Vigilante Who Killed Jordan Neely
Police Arrest Anti-Monarchy and Environmental Protesters at Coronation of King Charles
New Yorkers, Lawmakers Demand Action on Murder of Subway Performer
Former Colonies Demand Apology from King Charles
5May23 (Democracy Now!)
A Modest Proposal from Julian Assange
To His Majesty King Charles III,
On the coronation of my liege, I thought it only fitting to extend a heartfelt invitation to you to commemorate this momentous occasion by visiting your very own kingdom within a kingdom: His Majesty’s Prison Belmarsh.
You will no doubt recall the wise words of a renowned playwright: “The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath.”
Egypt Frees Al Jazeera Journalist Hisham Abdel Aziz After Four Years Behind Bars
Hollywood Writers Picket NBC-Universal Peacock
In other news from New York, late-night shows went dark, airing reruns, as the first picket line of the Writers Guild of America strike formed Tuesday in front of the offices of Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service. Democracy Now! spoke to some of the striking writers.