We Reviewed Police Tactics Seen In Nearly 400 Protest Videos

By Talia Buford, Lucas Waldron, Moiz Syed and Al Shaw, ProPublica. -

As protests denouncing police brutality against unarmed Black people spread to thousands of cities, it was videos of police violence — this time, directed at protesters — that went viral. Clips [...]

The Roots Of Violent Protest: Violent Cops

By Erik Loomis, Lawyers Guns Money Blog. -

You will be shocked, simply SHOCKED, to learn that after decades of researching effective methods for police response to large crowd actions, researchers have found — and you’re never going to [...]

Spy Planes, Nuclear Sniffers Fly Over US Capital As National Guard Occupies City

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

After five days of mass protests in Washington, DC, against police brutality and the in-custody death of black Minnesota man George Floyd last week, US President Donald Trump has made an almost [...]

As Night Falls, NYC Protests Against Police Violence Grow Chaotic

By Sydney Pereira, Gwynne Hogan and Jake Offenhartz, The Gothamist. -

As night fell in New York City, chaos and violent encounters fanned out once again between police and demonstrators. In Lower Manhattan, a dumpster was set on fire, forcing police officers to [...]

White Women Line Up To Form Human Shield To Protect Black Protesters

By Nicole Duncan, The Grio. -

Injustice and discrimination tend to be described in binary terms: good vs. evil, female vs. male, Black vs. White. However, at one of the at least twenty anti-police violence demonstrations [...]

Extremists Are Among Those Fomenting Violence In Twin Cities

By Jon Collins and Elizabeth Shockman, MPR News. -

Protesters and onlookers have posted numerous videos and accounts of confrontations with white men on social media, sometimes including symbols associated with fringe groups that originated [...]

Auto Honking Protest Against ICE, Supports Hunger Strike Inside

By Never Again Action, Threadreaderapp.com -

Almost 100 cars here on multiple blocks, surrounding the Hudson County Detention Center in New Jersey! The detention centers must be emptied before they turn into death camps. ICE won’t do it; [...]

Amid Protests And Crises, Lebanon Defaults On Eurobond

By Jean Shaoul, Wsws.org -

Lebanon defaulted Monday on a $1.2 billion Eurobond. The decision by the government of Prime Minister Hassan Diab not to meet the payment comes amid a spiralling financial and economic crisis, [...]

Barred From Striking, Airline Food Workers Seek Other Ways To Protest

By David Bacon, Truthout.org -

Melieni Cruz, who helps prepare the meals passengers eat on airplanes, went thousands of dollars into debt because she couldn’t pay her soaring medical bills. “When the doctor found cysts on my [...]

California Seniors Protest Eviction With ‘Walker Brigade’

By Negin Owliaei, Inequality.org -

Just two days before Thanksgiving, the nearly 100 elderly residents of Brookdale San Pablo received an unfortunate holiday notice – they were going to be evicted. Brookdale, which operates around [...]

Women Protesting India’s Anti-Muslim Citizenship Law Are Undeterred By Violence

By Mehk Chakraborty, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Starting in the early morning of Feb. 24, sectarian violence between Hindus and Muslims broke out in several neighborhoods in northeast New Delhi — all while Donald Trump was on a visit to India. [...]

Chile: Despite Harsh Repression Of Thousands In Dignity Square Protestors Prevail

By Carlos Aznárez and Maria Torrellas, Resumen-english.org -

Neither the carabineros with their usual violent repression, nor Piñera, the dictator-puppet of US policies for the continent, nor even the hegemonic media with their lies or concealment of what [...]

1,000 Protest Anti-Chinese Racism In San Francisco

By Dave Welsh, Workers.org -

Over a thousand people marched from San Francisco Chinatown to Union Square on Feb. 29 to protest the wave of racism against Chinese people in U.S. media and political circles, since the outbreak [...]

Grand Jury Refuses Felonies For Greenpeace Activists And Others Charged In Houston Oil Industry Protest

By Ryan Schleeter, Greenpeace.org -

Houston, Texas — Today, a grand jury refused to issue felony indictments against the Greenpeace USA activists and others charged following the peaceful protest on September 12, 2019 at the [...]

#NotAgainSU Protest Shuts Down 2 Blocks Of City Streets Near Syracuse University

By Julie McMahon and Chris Libonati, Syracuse.com  -

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A #NotAgainSU protest shut down two city blocks near Syracuse University for about two hours Wednesday night. Around 100 students, faculty and supporters gathered in the [...]