Yellow Vests “Get Back To Work” Of Protesting

By Popular Resistance. -

France - After a quieter period during the summer, the Yellow Vest movement hit the streets in larger numbers for Acte 43 on Saturday. Protests were held throughout France from Rouen to Paris to [...]

Why Are Protesters Dying In West Papua?

By Joel Evans, New Internationalist. -

August was a busy month for those advocating for the West Papuan cause. The last two weeks saw protests – the biggest for over two decades – across the region which culminated in violence and [...]

Chicago Police Have Serious Problem With Pointing Guns At Children

By Ruth Milka, Nation of Change. -

A family in Illinois has filed a lawsuit claiming that Chicago police officers used excessive force against an 8-year-old child during a raid on their home. Chicago police arrived at the [...]

French Police Crack Down On 30th ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest

By Staff, Telesur -

The French government said 10,300 people demonstrated across the country, up from 9,500 last weekend. French police violently clashed with protesters Saturday at the 30th consecutive weekend [...]

Police Violence Against Gilets Jaunes Sparks Broad Backlash

By Oliver Haynes, New Internationalist -

The gilets jaunes, or 'yellow vests', have been met by an increasingly heavy handed police response. The 15th of December in Paris saw this reach an absurd peak when there were 2,200 protestors [...]

Vigilantes With A Badge: Warrior Cops Endanger Our Lives And Freedoms

By John W. Whitehead, Rutherford.org -

I have known a lot of good cops, I have defended a lot of good cops, and I have been fortunate to call a number of good cops friends. So when I say that warrior cops—hyped up on their own [...]

Police Union Is Lobbying To Expand Powers To Tase People Who Don’t Pose A Threat

By Michael Arria, Inthesetimes.com -

The San Francisco Police Officers Association is aggressively pushing a ballot measure that would allow police to use tasers on members of the public even if they aren't violently resisting. If [...]

Huge Racial Disparities in US Police Use of Force

Edited By German Lopez, VOX   -

Black people are much more likely to be shot by police than their white peers. An analysis of the available FBI data by Vox's Dara Lind found that US police kill black people at disproportionate [...]

Police Urging Anti-Protest Bills in at Least 8 States Since Trump’s Election

By Simon Davis-Cohen and Sarah Lazare, In These Times -

Law enforcement is pressuring legislators to clamp down on protests—and specifically, on protests against police violence. “Cops are going to keep pursuing ways to keep themselves above the fray [...]

Families Of Police Victims Create Community Amidst Tragedy

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

Unicorn Riot was live for the Remembering Cordale Handy Memorial Banquet, which featured emotional speeches by mothers and families impacted by police violence, entertainment, a keynote speaker, [...]

Understanding How Media Protects The Status Quo

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Corporate media outlets in the United States represent the interests of the wealthy elites. They distract the public with meaningless tidbits such as what a celebrity said or did, rather than [...]

Erica Garner’s Death And Collateral Damage Of Police Violence

By Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Mintpressnews.com -

NEW YORK – Erica Garner — the 27-year-old daughter of Eric Garner, whose July 2014 death by an NYPD chokehold was filmed and went viral — died Monday as the result of suffering a massive heart [...]

Urgent Action For Democracy In Honduras

By Staff, www.ggjalliance.org -

By the Grassroots Alliance for Global Justice. Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Just before midnight on Wednesday November 29, a crowd of several thousand anti-fraud protesters in Honduras - including [...]

Black Snake Killaz: A #NoDAPL Story

By Unicorn Riot, www.unicornriot.ninja -

By Unicorn Riot. Black Snake Killaz is a feature-length documentary film about the resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. This film explores actions taken by water protectors to stop the [...]

Newsletter: Dissent Under Attack By Government & Corporations

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. It is often hard to tell how close popular movements are to success or whether they are even a threat to the status quo power structure. Despite vigorous [...]