What It’s Like To Grow Up Hunted

By Josue De Luna Navarro, Otherwords.org -

When I was just 10, I already knew what it was like to plan for a future without my parents. It was a quiet Sunday night when my dad told me to hide in a closet — and stay there until he said to [...]

‘This Illegal And Dangerous Pipeline Must Be Shut Down’: Standing Rock Sioux Renew The Fight Against The DAPL

By Ruth Milka, Nationofchange.org -

The media may have forgotten the ferocious battle the Standing Rock water protectors fought against the Dakota Access Pipeline but that doesn’t mean that the fight is over. The Standing Rock [...]

Columbia Gas Denied Right To Take Public Land For Potomac Pipeline

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

A federal court judge today denied Columbia Gas the right to move forward with construction of a gas pipeline through public land in Washington County, Md. The ruling is a blow both to Columbia [...]

Women Protest Raping Spree By Burning Police Station In Mexico

By Johnny Hazard, Counterpunch.org -

About two thousand people, mostly young women (many of whom identify themselves as anarcofeministas), marched and rampaged through the Zona Rosa area of Mexico City on Friday, August 16. This was [...]

18-Month Struggle To Free Honduran Political Prisoner

By Erika Engel, Collingwoodtoday.ca -

In an apartment in Honduras’ capital city Tegucigalpa, a husband and wife played chess together for the first time. It might seem an ordinary scene - boring even - but it’s an experience both [...]

Embassy Protection Defense Committee Calls On Trump Administration To Drop All Charges

From The Embassy Defense Protection Committee -

The newly formed Embassy Protectors Defense Committee created in response to the arrest and bogus charges leveled by the Trump Administration against the last four remaining activists of the [...]

Standing Rock Asks Court To Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline As Company Plans To Double Capacity

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is asking a judge to throw out a federal permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline, arguing that the government shut the tribe out of a court-ordered second [...]

Israel Police Limit Right To Protest

By Staff, Middleeastmonitor.com -

Israel’s police has drawn up new regulations restricting the rights to civil protests, with those who break them committing “criminal offences”. Despite the Israeli High Court of Justice having [...]

Outrage As Colorado Police Returned To Duty After Shooting 19-Year-Old In The Back

By Kayla Costa, Wsws.org -

On Thursday, the Colorado Springs Police Department released bodycam video footage of the police murder of 19-year-old De’Von Bailey. By Friday, a police department spokesperson announced that [...]

Iceland Holds Funeral For Glacier Destroyed By Climate Change

By Ruby Anderson, Thrillist.com -

To put things into perspective, if the Antarctic ice sheet melted, it would raise global sea levels by around 200 feet. We’ve already seen a noticeable loss of mass on the west end of the [...]

After Nationwide Calls For Justice And Family’s Tireless Advocacy, NYPD Fires Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

Civil rights advocates on Monday applauded the family of Eric Garner for their tireless advocacy over the past five years, as the NYPD announced that Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who killed [...]

Media Blackout On Brazil’s Anti-Bolsonaro Protests

By Brian Mier, Resumen-english.org -

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets of 211 cities on August 13 to protest far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s austerity cuts and privatization plans for the public [...]

A Urinal In A Scottish Pub Reveals Why Toilets Matter In International Politics

By Rhys Crilley and Robert A Saunders, Intrepidreport.com -

If you wanted to see international politics in action, where would you go? Maybe the UN headquarters in New York to see diplomats debating resolutions of global import? Or drop in on one of the [...]

People Protest In Support Of China In Response To Anti-China Hong Kong Protests

By Staff, Bbc.com -

In Canada, demonstrators from both camps square off in front of a metro station in the western city of Vancouver, home to a large Chinese community, with the crowds separated by police. The [...]

Proud Boys, Outnumbered By Anti-Fascists, Get Police Escort After 30-Minute Rally

By Christopher Mathias and Andy Campbell, Huffpost.com -

PORTLAND, Ore. ― A few hundred fascists once again invaded Portland for a much-anticipated rally Saturday, but this time were mostly deprived of the violent spectacle they crave, as a much larger [...]