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 [...]

Afghanistan: Civilian Deaths Hit Record High, Says UN

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan hit a record high in the first half of the year, despite last month's ceasefire, according to the United Nations. In the latest figures released on [...]

Where Power Holders Get Power And How Movements Take It Away

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

This week, we present the second class in the Popular Resistance School course, "How Social Transformation Occurs." The second class takes a more in-depth look at the power holders - what they [...]

Statement In Support Of Nicaragua

By the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity -

Commander Daniel Ortega, who has historically raised and defended the flag of the Sandinista Front with his own life, was re-elected in November 2016 by the overwhelming majority of 70% of the [...]

Urgent Action To Protect Human Rights Defenders In Colombia

By Black Alliance for Peace. -

Human-rights and social-justice organizations in Colombia as well as the international community demand all charges be dropped and the state immediately release Afro-Colombian activists [...]

Banner Hang For Stephon Clark: One Month Anniversary

By Kristina Flores, Medium. -

Sacramento- On the one-month anniversary of Stephon Clark’s murder by Sacramento Police Department, concerned community members hung a 75 foot banner from Sacramento’s Tower Bridge reading “They [...]

The Cult Of Violence Always Kills The Left

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—The Weather Underground, a clandestine revolutionary organization that advocated violence, was seen by my father and other clergy members who were involved in Vietnam anti-war [...]

Stephan House, Draylen Mason, Stephon Clark: Terror Victims

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The word terrorism is both over used and useless. It generally refers to the actions of the American government’s political enemies. It is rarely used to describe the wanton killing that is [...]

Israel’s Systematic Violence Against Palestinian Women

By Greg Shupak, Electronicintifada.net -

Crucial to Israeli colonialism is an attempt at the destruction of Palestinian society. This is part of a bid to secure demographic majority over non-Jewish people across all of historic [...]

Honoring Palestinian Artist Murdered By Israeli Forces

By Wasan Abu-Baker, Popular Resistance. -

Muhammad Abu Amr, 19 years old, is a young Palestinian artist who was killed by the Israeli forces during the Great Return March last Friday in Gaza. He dreamed of sand sculpting an 800 square [...]

Walking With Marita Growing Thunder

By Sarah Sunshine Manning, TruthDig. -

For 80 miles across Montana, 19-year-old college student Marita Growing Thunder walked through cold temperatures, and a mix of wind and rain, on a march to raise awareness of the epidemic [...]

Nation Trying To Figure Out Gun Violence To Hold Military Parade Glorifying War

By Carey Wedler, Steemit.com -

Every time a mass shooting rocks the United States, Americans demand their government do something. Whether it’s confiscating guns, arming teachers, or turning schools into prisons, neither [...]

Today Is The National School Walkout To End Gun Violence. Read Live Updates Here.

By Hayley Miller, Huffingtonpost.com -

Students nationwide are walking out of their schools on Wednesday to protest gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland massacre. Thousands of students are expected to file out of [...]

Mass Shootings Are A Byproduct Of A Militarized Society

By Elliot Swain, Codepink.org -

An article by Lucian K. Truscott IV, published in Salon last week, addresses the recent Florida mass killing with a novel suggestion. It implores trigger-happy “gun nuts” to forego the civilian [...]