Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: Black Lives Matter protests

Philadelphia DA vows to arrest federal officers if they assault protestors

“Anyone, including federal law enforcement, who unlawfully assaults and kidnaps people will face criminal charges from my office.”

Seattle & Portland activists: Protest federal and city police crackdowns &...

“We don’t know exactly what the federal officers are doing. What we do know is we are in a situation where local police are welcoming those federal agents into our city.”

The COIN doctrine comes to Portland?

The president has also promised to deploy similar militarized police to other cities, claiming that those run by Democrats are somehow in the thrall of the ‘radical left’, despite the latter being among the most strident critics of the former.

Window breakers for Trump

Bring the issue back to the best policing possible and remove the politics by removing the violence. We as U.S. citizens deserve nothing less.

Oregon Senator promises to block Trump from sending armored federal law...

“We won't let these authoritarian tactics stand.”

A jubilee moment in pandemic America?

The poetry of a movement to change this country...

A time of reckoning for monuments to racism and genocide

With so many ongoing crises arguments about history may seem esoteric, but only by honestly redressing the sins of the past can we find ways to make a better future. Toppling monuments is just a start.

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”