Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: #BlackLivesMatter

Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was convicted on one count of second degree manslaughter, one count of second degree murder, and one count of third degree murder.

How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in...

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.

What to know when someone blames Black people for all the...

Our society should move away from racist conclusions, and toward the outrageous indecencies that a well-to-do society forces on us less fortunate members.

Young black voters may be the key to a Biden victory—if...

Surveys show that, rather than reflexively voting Democratic, young Black voters are pessimistic any Democrat can make a difference.

‘It’s about terrorizing Us’: Environmental racism expert draws parallels with police...

“If this moment can be sustained through further conversations, I think there can be a breakthrough.”

The police have been spying on black reporters and activists for...

Wendi C. Thomas is a black journalist who has covered police in Memphis. One officer admitted to spying on her. She’s on a long list of prominent black journalists and activists who have been subjected to police surveillance over decades.

7 ways protestors showed up for black lives

Amidst the pent-up anger, exhaustion, and fear experienced by Black, Brown, and Indigenous people facing structural racism and systemic disparities, are glimpses of solidarity and hope.

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Eruptions of rage in Minneapolis and across the US over the...

The reason these other cities are seeing these uprisings in response to the police murder of George Floyd is because each of these cities has it’s own brutal, militarized police force which regularly abuses black and poor people too.

Nationwide rebellion against police violence demands justice for George Floyd

People are protesting the killing in Minneapolis and St Paul as well as across the country.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.