Venezuela: Communication Minister Shows Truth Of Border Violence

By Staff, -

On Sunday, Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Information Jorge Rodriguez revealed the truth of the violence on the Simon Bolivar-Venezuela border bridge. His revelations show the [...]

Dakota Prayer Ride And Water Walk

By Stephanie Dodaro, -

MANKATO, Minn. — On Wednesday, the Dakota Prayer Ride and Water Walk reached its destination, Mankato’s Reconciliation Park, concluding the ceremony that started in Sisseton, South Dakota on [...]

Banishing Truth

By Chris Hedges, -

The investigative reporter Seymour Hersh, in his memoir “Reporter,” describes a moment when as a young reporter he overheard a Chicago cop admit to murdering an African-American man. The murdered [...]

Eight Year Old Boy Dies In Immigrant Detention On Christmas Day

By Nomaan Merchant, -

HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection ordered medical checks on every child in its custody Tuesday after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an [...]

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 [...]

US And Israeli Police Are Sharing Violent And Repressive Tactics

By Noah Habeeb and Craig Willse, -

In communities throughout the United States, law enforcement agencies are choosing to send officers to Israel on exchange programs to share violent practices of surveillance and repression. But [...]

I Am On The Refugee Caravan And Saw The Tear Gas Attack

By JuanPablo Ramirez-Franco and Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

On Sunday, the United States fired tear gas on asylum seekers—including children—at the San Ysidro crossing between San Diego and Tijuana. In the days since, the Trump administration has doubled [...]

Mapuche Nation Fights Back Against Government Repression

By Diana Porras, -

A public statement by Native leaders calling for a new meeting December 1 in Temucuicui, is warning, “We call on all territories to remain mobilized.” After holding a meeting within the community [...]

Israel Has Injured 24,000 Gaza Protesters

By Maureen Clare Murphy, -

Palestinians have paid a great price for their call for life with dignity during mass protests held along Gaza’s boundary with Israel over the past eight months. Some 180 Palestinians have been [...]

Tucson Demonstrators Wheatpaste In Intersection After Second Border Patrol Agent Not Guilty Verdict

By Tucson Anarchists, -

On Wednesday, November 21st, a jury in Tucson, Arizona found Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz not guilty of involuntary manslaughter for his 2012 shooting of 16 year old José Antonio Elena [...]

Haiti: Police Repression Escalates On Anniversary Of The Battle Of Verieres

By Staff, -

Sunday November 18, 2018, was the 215th anniversary of the victory at the battle of Vertieres when Haitians won a decisive battle against French forces in 1803, leading to the declaration of [...]

Why “Countering Violent Extremism” Programs Won’t Stop White Supremacists

By Fatema Ahmad, -

As the daughter of Muslim Egyptian immigrants, I’m used to getting surprised looks when I tell people I grew up in a small Appalachian town in Western Maryland. A town where teens dared each [...]

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

By Carl Prince, -

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 [...]

Increased Restrictions On Protest Won’t Keep Communities Safer

By Shane Burley, -

On Oct. 15, the Portland Police Bureau held a press conference to announce a new ordinance that would expand police power to limit protest activity. The proposal comes after two years of [...]

America Is On The Brink Of A Nervous Breakdown

By John W. Whitehead, -

Yet another ratcheting up of the calls for the government to clamp down on the citizenry by imposing more costly security measures without any real benefit, more militarized police, more [...]