The Red Summer Of 1919, Explained

By Ursula Wolfe-Rocca, Black Agenda Report. -

Some of America’s most notorious racist riots happened 100 years ago this summer. Confronting a national epidemic of white mob violence, 1919 was a time when black people in the United States [...]

Protests In Honduras Intensify As President Implicated In Drug Trafficking

By Greg Wilpert, Real News. -

The protests against Honduras’s President, Juan Orlando Hernandez, which have been going on for several months now, are showing no signs of letting up. If anything, they have been intensifying [...]

Massacres At Home And Abroad

By John Marciano, Counterpunch.org -

On August 5, former President Obama released a powerful statement in response to the latest gun massacres in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton that left scores dead and wounded—including children who [...]

Detroit Residents Organize Community With 12th Annual Rally To Silence The Violence

By Amani Sawari, Sawarimi.org -

Michigan residents have been coming together as apart of the Silence the Violence Rally for nearly over a decade. Silence the Violence continues to be an opportunity for people to show their [...]

Pro-Coup, Pro-U.S. Military Intervention Pan-Americans Surround Venezuelan Embassy, Commit Acts Of Abuse And Assault

By the Embassy Protection Collective. -

Washington, DC -  On April 10, the day after the Organization of American States (OAS) changed its rules in order to recognize coup-leader Juan Guaido as president of Venezuela, local activists [...]

The Burning Of Highlander Center: A Fascist-like Attack

By W.T. Whitney, Counterpunch.org -

The deadly racist spree in Charlottesville in 2017 and the killing of 11 congregants at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg in 2018 were fire bells in the night. Another rang out in New [...]

Guns And Liberty

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The proliferation of guns in American society is not only profitable for gun manufacturers, it fools the disempowered into fetishizing weapons as a guarantor of political agency. Guns buttress [...]

Researchers: Violence, War And Climate Change Are Linked

By Tim Radford, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

LONDON—Stand by for long hot summers marked by riot and racial tension. As climate change stokes mayhem, global warming is likely to see a direct rise in human irritability. Climate change [...]

Canada Violently Violates First Nation Sovereignty Over Pipeline

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

The Wet'suwet'en Nation, which has never ceded its territory, has been working to stop a number of pipelines that Canada wants to build through their territory for the past ten years. This [...]

Fear, Hate And Violence: The Human Cost Of US Sanctions On Iran

By Alan Knight and Shahrzad Khayatian, Worldbeyondwar.org -

On August 23, 2018 the street price of 1 US$ in Iran was 110,000 Rial. Three months earlier the street price was 30,000 Rial.  In other words, the oranges you paid 30,000 Rials for three months [...]

Study: Lack Of Media Attention To Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women

By Andrew Emett, Nation of Change. -

According to a new report from the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI), more than 500 indigenous women and girls have gone missing or have been murdered across 71 American cities with almost no [...]

The War to End War 100 Years On: An Evaluation & Reorientation Of Our Resistance to War

By Robert J. Burrowes, Popular Resistance -

If we consider war as an outcome not of political and economic differences manifesting as military violence but, fundamentally, as an outcome of psychological dysfunctionality preventing [...]

Priorities Of The Time: Peace

By Graham Peebles, Grahampeebles.org -

For as long as anyone can remember violence and conflict have been part of daily life: humanity appears incapable of living peacefully together. There are the brutal cries of war, the vile acts [...]

The Other Side Of School Safety

By Rebecca Klein, HuffPost. -

Jalijah Jones, then a freshman at Kalamazoo Central High School in Michigan, remembers the punch of thousands of volts hitting his slight frame. At 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighing 120 pounds, [...]

Lack Of Trust Hinders Reporting Of LGBTQ Crimes

By Emma Keith, Katie Gagliano and News 21 staff, The Center for Public Integrity. -

San Francisco - Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between [...]