Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.