Policing Is Irrelevant For Public Safety

By Justin Podur, Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. -

Recent protests, catalyzed by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, call for an end to racist police violence. With their actions, the protesters have also moved beyond many of the stale [...]

Minneapolis Explodes Against The Police

By It's Going Down. -

The Minneapolis Uprising will surely be seen as a turning point in 2020, not only in terms of marking the first large scale grassroots rebellion against the State in the midst of the COVID-19 [...]

Former US Drone Operator Says US Military ‘Worse Than The Nazis’

By Graig Griosi, The Independent. -

A former US drone operator is speaking out against the atrocities he says he was forced to inflict during his time in the armed forces and says the American military as ‘worse than the [...]

Andy Lopez Settlement Reached, After Five Years

By Carole Hyams-Howard, Indybay.org -

On Oct 22, 2013, two days after Big Man’s 47th Black Panther Party Anniversary Celebration, held in Santa Rosa, ended, a beautiful child,13-year-old Andy Lopez, was gunned down and shot to death [...]

After 7 Year Old Migrant’s Death US Investigates, Call For End To Child Detention

GENEVA (24 December 2018) ‑ A UN expert* today expressed his deep concern about the death of a seven-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl while she was in the custody of immigration authorities in [...]

James Alex Fields Jr Found Guilty Of Murdering Heather Heyer At Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

By Chris Stevenson and Lucy Anna Gray, Independent.co.uk -

A man who drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been convicted of first-degree murder. James Alex Fields Jr was found [...]

More Than A Dozen Navy SEALs May Get Caught Up In War Crimes Investigation

By Carl Prince, Navytimes.com -

Military officials are prepared to call nearly a dozen past and present Navy SEALs to testify in the case of one elite Navy commando accused of fatally stabbing an Islamic State detainee in Iraq [...]

Colombian Soldiers Implicated In Social Leader’s Murder

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Alvaro Gomez Garzon became the 183rd social leader killed in Colombia in 2018. Communal leader and human rights defender Alvaro Gomez Garzon was reportedly murdered by members of the Colombian [...]

Trial Of Eight Accused Of Murdering Honduran Activist In Chaos

By Nina Lakhani, Theguardian.com -

The trial of eight men accused over the murder of Honduran indigenous leader Berta Cáceres has been thrown into disarray after judges ousted the victim’s lawyers from proceedings. The legally [...]

Honduran Prosecutors Withhold Evidence In Berta Cáceres Murder Case

By Sandra Cuffe, Truthout.org -

The trial of eight men charged with the murder of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres is right around the corner, but prosecutors may be heading to trial without important evidence. More than two [...]

Farmers In America Are Killing Themselves In Staggering Numbers

By Irina Ivanova, Cbsnews.com -

"Think about trying to live today on the income you had 15 years ago." That's how agriculture expert Chris Hurt describes the plight facing U.S. farmers today. The unequal economy that's emerged [...]

Mumia Abu Jamal And Stephen Vittoria: Murder Incorporated

By David Swanson, Davidswanson.org -

Book One, “Dreaming of Empire,” is a critique of U.S. imperialism, a debunking of U.S. nationalist myths, a corrective or alternative history of the U.S. nation. Politically, a book like this [...]

The Washington Post’s ‘Breakthrough’ On The MLK Murder

By William F. Pepper and Andrew Kreig, Consortiumnews.com -

For the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder, The Washington Post last week overcame its tainted history of softball coverage and published a hard-hitting account quoting the [...]

At Least 197 Eco-Defenders Murdered In 2017

By John R. Platt, Therevelator.org -

The deaths included farmers murdered by soldiers while defending their ancestral lands from coffee plantations in the Philippines; an indigenous leader allegedly killed by rebels in Colombia; and [...]

Colombia: Paramilitaries Kill Land Rights Activist

By Staff, telesurtv.net -

Hernan Bedoya was the second activist from the group, Communities Constructing Peace, Conpaz, to be killed in 10 days. Another land rights activists, Hernan Bedoya, was killed by [...]

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