George Floyd, Derek Chauvin and the American system of justice

George Floyd, Derek Chauvin and the American system of justice

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau In America, criminal defendants are accorded the presumption of innocence and are promised a fair and impartial jury trial by their peers. Is that what Derek Chauvin, 44, a police officer with 18 years on the job received as he was found guilty by a jury of two counts of murder and […]

Report maps summer of violence: ‘Cause of violence is the people who have chosen to be violent’

Report maps summer of violence: ‘Cause of violence is the people who have chosen to be violent’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 18, 2020 A nonprofit organization which tracks world conflicts has compiled data showing that Black Lives Matter was linked to more than 80 percent of the violence that has devastated U.S. cities over the summer. The Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED), supported by Princeton University, reported 12,045 incidents […]

‘George is in a better place than we are’: Looters break lives, livelihoods

‘George is in a better place than we are’: Looters break lives, livelihoods

by WorldTribune Staff, June 3, 2020 Many on the Left and in the major media have argued that the rioters rampaging through America’s cities are causing “only property damage.” New York Times Magazine writer Nikole Hannah-Jones on Tuesday claimed that the destruction of property “is not violence.” “I think we need to be very careful […]