The Movie Brazil (1985) And What It Got Right

#ThursdayThoughts While watching The Young Turks segment today regarding the treatment of workers at Amazon, I was reminded of the movie classic, Brazil (1985), directed and co-written by Terry Gilliam. The film centers on Sam Lowry, a man trying to find a woman who appears in his dreams while he is working in a mind-numbingContinue reading “The Movie Brazil (1985) And What It Got Right”

Smart Bail Reform Being Implemented in Western Massachusetts

Andrea Harrington, newly elected District Attorney of Berkshire County, located in  Western Massachusetts, is implementing smart bail reform stating: “A wealth-based cash bail system is unfair and un-American. Detaining people pretrial who pose no danger to the community based solely on their financial condition not only erodes the presumption of innocence but also undermines theContinue reading “Smart Bail Reform Being Implemented in Western Massachusetts”