Seattle Mayor Orders Police Clearing Of Capitol Hill Occupy Protest

Seattle, WA - The Seattle Police Department (SPD) moved into the "Capitol Hill Organized Protest" (CHOP) zone and returned to the department's East Precinct early Wednesday morning after [...]

Ahmed Erekat Was Executed With The Blessing Of Abbas And The Oslo People

By Dr. Amira Abo el-Fetouh, Middle East Today -

Ahmed Erekat was not the first Palestinian to be killed by the Israeli occupation forces in cold blood, nor will he be the last to be killed “because he tried to attack” them. The young man was [...]

Police Attack Occupy City Hall As Budget Vote Nears

New York City - Early this morning, New York Police officers swarmed the hundreds of people who have been peacefully occupying the park in front of City Hall for the past week and calling for a [...]

How Tear Gas Became A Staple Of US Law Enforcement

By Lauren Vespoli, JSTOR Daily. -

On July 28, 1932, President Herbert Hoover dispatched federal troops and tanks to disperse the “Bonus Army,” tens of thousands of jobless World War I veterans and their families who’d been [...]

How Palestine Advocates Can Support Black Struggle

By Kristian Davis Bailey, The Electronic Intifada. -

Black people are one of the first and largest victims of Western colonialism and racial capitalism. We have never received justice for 500 years of racist violence and exploitation. The US and [...]

Government Attacks Media As People’s Media Reveals The Truth

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Government attacks on the media are escalating as the battle for the narrative grows in importance. For the last decade, stories produced and amplified by the democratized media have put the [...]

US Killer Cops Mastered ‘Fascist Israel’s Technique Proudly Used On Palestinians’

“Thank goodness there’s an uprising,” Waters told RT’s ‘Going Underground’ on Tuesday, referring to the wave of protests and riots sweeping the US since the killing of George Floyd by a police [...]

Mathematicians Urge Colleagues To Boycott Police Work In Wake Of Killings

By Davide Castelvecchi, Nature. -

The tide of reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality that has been sweeping through institutions — including scientific ones — has reached universities’ normally reclusive mathematics [...]

Bipartisan Crimes Against Humanity In The United States

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

Hundreds of people are unnecessarily dying every day with African Americans representing a disproportionate number of those deaths. Eighty million people are now without health coverage, millions [...]

Police Under Pressure To End Training Programmes With Israel

By Sharen Khalel, Middle East Monitor. -

The video of a white police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed African American, for nearly nine minutes as he slowly died, gasping for air, has struck a familiar chord with [...]

ACLU Files Federal Lawsuit Over Police Use Of Force During Anti-Racism Protests

By Esteban L. Hernandez, Denverite. -

Denver - The ACLU of Colorado has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Black Lives Matter 5280 and other protesters against the City and County of Denver over police use of force during the [...]

Chicago School Board Votes To Keep Police Contract — For Now

By Nader Issa, Chicago Sun Times. -

Chicago’s school board has voted against ending a program that puts police officers in public schools, following the wishes of the mayor and top Chicago Public Schools leadership while rejecting [...]

Journalist Blinded By Cops Speaks Out

Journalist and photographer Linda Tirado was standing near a police line in Minneapolis May 29, covering the George Floyd protests engulfing the city. All of a sudden, her face “exploded” in [...]

Massive Uprisings Confront White Supremacy

By Marjorie Cohn, Jurist. -

On May 25, a Minneapolis police officer tortured George Floyd to death in what his brother, Philonise Floyd, called “a modern-day lynching in broad daylight.” Hundreds of thousands of people took [...]

Firing Police For Excessive Use Of Force Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

By Martha Bellisle, AP News. -

Seattle - An Oregon police officer lost his job and then returned to work after fatally shooting an unarmed Black man in the back. A Florida sergeant was let go six times for using excessive [...]