A Grand Alliance to Save the Postal Service

Clearing the FOG speaks with APWU President Mark Dimondstein about the new alliance of postal unions that are working desperately to stop the dismantling of our public postal service. The postal [...]

#DontreDay March On One Year Anniversary Of Killing

By Jenna Knapp, www.popularresistance.org -

Milwaukee, WI April 30th, 2015 -- -- “They wanted us to go away. They wanted us to stop. They wanted us to be satisfied. But we are not, and we wont be until Black life is valued and respected in [...]

‘Gag Mumia Law’ Struck Down For Now

By Noelle Hanrahan of Prison Radio, www.popularresistance.org -

We won! As of yesterday, we defeated Pennsylvania's "Gag Mumia Law", SB 508. It's hard to rejoice in this victory when Mumia is under medical neglect, riot police are terrorizing Baltimore, and [...]

One-Third Of Baltimore Can’t Afford Ever-Increasing Water Rates

By Food and Water Watch, www.foodandwaterwatch.org -

A Food & Water Watch research brief released today finds that Baltimore’s current water shutoff campaign is indicative of bigger issues for the city: one-third of the city’s residents cannot [...]

Baltimore Protests & Solidarity Events In 8 Cities

By Jennifer Baker, www.revolution-news.com -

As protests over the in custody death of Freddie Gray enter their 12th day in Baltimore, solidarity events are scheduled to be held in Los Angeles, Washington DC, NYC, Boston, San Diego, Denver [...]

Broke Cities & Broken Bodies – It’s Time To Make Connections

By Matt Stannard, www.occupy.com -

On the evening of Saturday, April 25, protests in downtown Baltimore against the death-in-custody of Freddie Gray turned violent; according to many accounts, white thugs instigated violence and [...]

Campaign Against Glyphosate Steps Up In Latin America

By Fabiana Frayssinet, www.ipsnews.net -

After the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared glyphosate a probable carcinogen, the campaign has intensified in Latin America to ban the herbicide, which is employed on a massive scale on [...]

NYPD Violently Arresting Protesters During March For Freddie Gray

By Jen Chung, www.gothamist.com -

The NYPD is on the offensive tonight, swiftly arresting numerous protesters marching in solidarity for Freddie Gray. Officers in riot gear violently shoved protesters to the pavement near Union [...]

Revealed: Alberta’s Ploy To Break First Nations’ Pipeline Opposition

By Martin Lukacs, www.theguardian.com -

The Alberta government escalated its campaign to build tar sands pipelines under Premier Jim Prentice by seeking to have First Nations become full-blown proponents of the projects in return for [...]

Veterans Call On National Guard To Withdraw From Baltimore

We know that the death of yet another black person at the hands of police is not unique or new in our country. We also know that the rage we are seeing in the streets is the direct result of a [...]

Activists Disrupt For-Profit Prison Corporation Meeting

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

As the for-profit prison corporation GEO Group held its annual shareholder meeting in Boca Raton, Florida on Wednesday, human rights organizations calling for an end to incarceration converged on [...]

Baltimore Shuts Off Water To 1000s, Ignoring Corporate Debtors

By MintPress News Desk, www.mintpressnews.com -

Detroit activists garnered international attention last year for the plight of their city’s most impoverished residents, who faced water shut-offs for unpaid bills despite the city’s high [...]

The “Longue Durée” Of The Québec Spring

By Pierre Beaudet, www.socialistproject.ca -

This new “Québec spring” is neither a marginal nor a momentary reaction to any particular government's policy. In 2012, there certainly was the specific trigger of the tuition hike prompting a [...]

O’Malley Was Warned His Policing Policy Would Produce Disasters

By Zaid Jilani, www.alternet.org -

To make matters worse, O’Malley replaced Daniel with a former NYPD official and old CompStat hand, Edward T. Norris, who is white. In the mostly black city, hackles went up. CompStat’s model of [...]

Idle No More Helped Aboriginal Canadians Break Cycle Of Despair

By Ken Coates, www.exchangemagazine.com -

The Idle No More movement first grabbed headlines more than two years ago, when thousands of First Nations people and their supporters took to the streets in protest over conditions for [...]