Sunday, September 27, 2020

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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 will it take to defend the election? Here’s one winning...

The way to meet a possible disaster with strength and confidence is to have a plan.

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.

Banned from protesting in the nation’s capital for five years back...

Back in October 1967, I was one of hundreds arrested and beaten on the Mall of the Pentagon during a night-long sit down in front of armed U.S. troops.

Popular movements can overcome authoritarian policing

While Trump sending in militarized troops to cities needs to be opposed, police violence is bigger than Trump.

The terms of the protests: Systemic and institutional reform

People may even want different things, such as more radical change like abolishing the police entirely, but these ten proposed changes are a crucial contribution to the conversation of what to do about police brutality in America.

Cities reimagine public safety amid calls to #DefundPolice

Lawmakers across the country are proposing policy measures to cut or loosen ties to traditional policing.

Today’s progressive movements must learn from Black Lives Matter—and join together

A coalition of movements that joins a future whirlwind moment to win the struggle can at last make racial justice a reality.

Protesters for black lives are America’s true patriots

These activists wanted a better America, one that actually realized its ideals of equal justice and ensured life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Media acknowledge drive to defund police—but seek to blunt its radical...

Today, even as ideas for police reform that barely surfaced in corporate media in the past are becoming part of the mainstream conversation, media continue to try to steer that conversation away from its radical edge.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.