US-Trained Honduran Police Get Midievel

By Adrienne Pine, Mintpress News. -

Tegucigalpa, Honduras -  “It’s sad how the United States is supporting this corrupt government,” Honduran political prisoner Edwin Espinal told MintPress News immediately after his release from [...]

Emails Show FBI And Police Are Monitoring Oregon Anti-Pipeline Activists

By Jordan Davidson, EcoWatch -

The FBI and several other law enforcement agencies have been keeping tabs on pipeline opponents in southwest Oregon, according to documents obtained by the Guardian. Opponents of the natural [...]

Michael Brown’s Death Continues To Be A Catalyst For Change

By Lornet Turnbull, Waging Nonviolence. -

Michael Brown Sr. lies stock-still on his back on the floor of an art studio in St. Louis as an artist layers papier-mache on his arms, chest, and torso. Brown Sr. is a stand-in, the model for [...]

‘Fuera JOH’: Honduras Protests, Police Respond With Violence

From Daniel Langmier, Honduras Forum Switzerland. -

Protests are happening daily now calling for the president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, to resign. Here is a compilation of reports provided by The Honduras Solidarity Network we received last [...]

Mass Shootings, Militarism And Policing Are Chapters In The Same Manifesto

By Derecka Purnell, Truthout. -

This weekend, after two mass shooters killed and injured dozens of people in Texas and Ohio, Rep. Steve Cohen tweeted, “You want to shoot an assault weapon? Go to Afghanistan or Iraq. [...]

Tragedy In Kansas: Medical-Marijuana User Dies After Police Raid

By Doug McVay, Freedomleaf.com -

Jennifer Hess, her husband Homer Wilson and their two sons were minding their own business on the night of Thursday, May 23 in their Eureka, Kansas home when policed knocked on the door. What [...]

Willem Van Spronsen AKA Emma Durutti: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

By Tom Cleary, Heavy.com -

Willem Van Spronsen was an anarchist and anti-fascist from Washington who was fatally shot by police on July 13 while trying to set a fire with incendiary devices during an attack at [...]

St. Louis DA Creates Special Unit To Investigate Police Abuse

By Chris King, St. Louis American. -

St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell is rolling out a new Conviction and Incident Review Unit with two mandates that will, he said, “safeguard the integrity of convictions” won by the [...]

French Police Face Probe Over Tear Gas At Climate Protest

By Deutsche Welle. -

Police in France faced criticism on Monday after a video of officers spraying tear gas on climate protesters staging a sit-in on a bridge emerged online, prompting the French interior minister to [...]

Activist, Who Says NYPD Officers Tried To Frame Him, Gets $860,000 Settlement

By Dean Meminger, Ny1.com -

In the summer of 2016, activist Jose LaSalle was arrested after he recorded video of police stopping and frisking two men in the Bronx. On a secret recording provided by LaSalle, NYPD officers in [...]

The Future Of Climate Authoritarianism Is Now

By Jacob Sugarman, Truthdig -

Climate change is already transforming our politics in ways we never imagined and might not yet grasp. Consider far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s recent meeting with Donald Trump at [...]

Macron To Deploy French Army Against ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

By Anthony Torres, WSWS -

French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux announced that President Emmanuel Macron would activate army units during this weekend’s “yellow vest” protests. This is the first time since the [...]

100+ More Boxes Discovered In The Mumia Abu-Jamal Case

By Noelle Hanrahan, Prison Radio -

A stunning turn of events has hope for Mumia’s freedom rising. Shortly after the discovery of six previously unreleased boxes (from Mumia’s original 1982 trial), the District Attorney has [...]

Breakthrough For Mumia Abu-Jamal And All Victims Of The Injustice System

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The case of Mumia Abu Jamal, who was framed with the murder of a police officer, has had some important breakthroughs in the last month including allowing him appeal rights and the finding of six [...]