Friday, February 3, 2023

Movement to stop Atlanta’s ‘Cop City’ calls for support after police kill forest defender

Atlanta activists are calling for an independent investigation and solidarity, after police killed an Indigenous land defender in a heavily-armed raid.

21 years later, Guantánamo is still open—and we are still protesting to shut it...

“Guantánamo doesn’t leave you as soon as you say: Hi, goodbye. Nope, it hasn’t finished with you yet. So we still live in Guantánamo 2.0.”

Police violence reached an all-time high last year—are we ready to shrink police budgets?

If we want to see a significant reversal to the ruthless march of police savagery, we’re going to need to put our money where our mouths are.

This is one of the best times in history to be an organizer

“Let us be those creative dissenters who will call our beloved nation to a higher destiny.”

America has arrived at a crossroads of history; will it take the RIGHT road?

The judges of human history are waiting at the crossroads, waiting for the USA to choose the direction it will take.

Martin Luther King’s multiple lanes to multiracial democracy

King understood that no single approach would be sufficient to combat the interconnected evils of racism, economic exploitation and militarism.

Labor, rights groups praise Biden policy boosting migrant worker protections

"This is a huge victory for undocumented workers and the labor movement," said one organizer.

Nurses strike in NYC demanding better working conditions and solutions to staffing shortage

“What’s going on today is that these work environment challenges have been predating COVID-19, and nurses have been experiencing many of these challenges for decades."

A sheriff in Louisiana has been destroying records of deputies’ alleged misconduct for years

A lawsuit brought by the family of an autistic teen who died while in custody found the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office destroyed the disciplinary records of a deputy involved in the case.

American exceptionalism on full display

Why this country might want to lower its expectations.