Posted in #Police #Riots #TheRealNews Chicago community control over the police defund the police NAARPR police brutality police budgets protests public services social services

Who Controls The Money When We Defund Police?

Do we trust the police to defund and restructure themselves? Will community control really guarantee permanent changes to policing as we know it today? The…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Women Atatiana Jefferson Breonna Taylor Eleanor Bumpers Fannie Lou Hamer George Floyd Korryn Gaines Oluwatoyin Salau police brutality protests Say Her Name

Say Her Name: On Average, Police Kill One Black Woman A Month

Historically, Black women like Fannie Lou Hamer, Atatiana Jefferson, Breonna Taylor, Korryn Gaines, and Eleanor Bumpers, who were killed or brutalized by police officers, receive…

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Posted in #Racism #Riots #TheRealNews 1619 project black lives matter colonialism confederate statues congo Gandhi gerald horne Jacqueline Luqman leopold monuments protests statues white supremacist

Tearing Down White Supremacist Monuments Isn’t Empty Symbolism

The monuments represent more than just the people they honor. They symbolize the brutal legacy of white supremacy, racism, colonialism, and genocide we live with…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Ahmad Arbery Breona Taylor George Floyd marc steiner martial law Militarization of the Police Minneapolis protests Sasha Abramsky The Nation Truthout

Trump Creates Chaos By Using The Military To Respond To Racial And Economic Injustice

Nation contributor Sasha Abramsky thinks the wheels might be coming off, and discusses his articles “Where Does America Go From Here” and “Trump is Framing…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Davey D George Floyd MAGA police brutality protests tear gas

Protests Are Layered—Follow the Money

Professor and hip hop historian Davey D analyzes why some protesters get called heroes and some get shot with tear gas and rubber bullets. The…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Auditors cop watchers George Floyd Otto the Watchdog police brutality police misconduct police reform police violence protests stephen janis Tawanda Jones Taya Graham unrest uprising

Police Brutality Protesters Met With More Brutality: Is Martial Law Next?

Police across the US have met protesters with violence, tear gas, and rubber bullets. We speak with Otto the Watchdog, injured by police in Denver,…

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Posted in #Democrats #Republicans #Riots #TheRealNews Donald Trump election 2020 George Floyd Joe Biden police brutality protests uprising

‘It’s About Time’ America Reckons With Its Racist Founding

The George Floyd uprisings revealed the inadequacies of both Biden and Trump, argues professor Gerald Horne. The post ‘It’s About Time’ America Reckons With Its…

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Posted in #TheRealNews COVID-19 defund the police demonstrations George Floyd kim brown Minneapolis MPD 150 police abolition police accountability police brutality protests Reclaim The Block Tony Williams uprisings

Violence Towards Protesters Shows Why Many Want To Abolish Police

Minneapolis organizer Tony Williams speaks about the ongoing uprisings and how groups can work towards the strategic dismantling of the police. The post Violence Towards…

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Posted in #Military #Riots #TheRealNews #Trump Baltimore COVID-19 George Floyd marches National Guard pandemic peaceful protest police brutality policing protests repression

Police Repression Backfires As Protests Multiply

Professor Lester Spence argues America is facing two pandemics: COVID-19 and political policing. The post Police Repression Backfires As Protests Multiply appeared first on The…

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Posted in #TheRealNews discrimination Extra-judicial killings George Floyd Hennepin County Minneapolis PAR Police Abuse Police Accountability Report police brutality police state protests Racial Profiling stephen janis Taya Graham unrest uprising

Independent Autopsy Concludes George Floyd’s Death Was A Homicide

An independent autopsy released by Floyd’s family raises serious questions about the previous findings, which implied underlying health issues were responsible for his death. Forensic…

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Posted in #Justice #Police #TheRealNews Baltimore George Floyd marches police brutality protests

Thousands In Baltimore March For Justice For George Floyd

Protesters blocked streets and highways to demand politicians end police brutality and economic violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Thousands In Baltimore March For…

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Posted in #Police #TheRealNews George Floyd Jaisal Noor Lawrence Brown los angeles Minneapolis police brutality police killings protests

Protesters Demand Justice For George Floyd

Justice for George Floyd means prosecuting the officers responsible for his death and ending American apartheid, argues Dr. Lawrence Brown. The post Protesters Demand Justice…

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Posted in #Socialism #TheRealNews anarchists capitalism class struggle COVID-19 labor labor organizing labor rights labor strike May Day picket lines protests solidarity unions walkouts workers rights Working Class

Refocusing May Day On The Revolutionary Struggle For Workers’ Rights

The revolutionary history of May Day is recognized around the world in a way that should inspire workers in the United States to continue their…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Shutdown #TheRealNews Billionaires COVID-19 DeVos Donald Trump essential businesses protests reopen government right wing social distancing tea party unemployment

Tea Party 2.0? Reopen Government Protests Linked To Right-Wing Donors

The ongoing protests endanger public health, but are supported by Trump and may be funded by right-wing donors. The post Tea Party 2.0? Reopen Government…

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Posted in #Amazon #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews amazon warehouse Chicago Chris Smalls COVID-19 essential business essential workers hazard pay new york protests strikes

‘We’re Not Treated Like We’re Essential. We’re Treated Like We’re Disposable.’

Amazon is using COVID-19 rules to control their employees, not to protect them, says an Amazon worker who took part in the fourth strike at…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews COVID-19 hospitals nurses protests

Nurses Protest Extreme Shortages Of Protective Gear

Frontline medical professionals across the country warn of the potentially deadly consequences of a lack of personal protective equipment. The post Nurses Protest Extreme Shortages…

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Posted in #Chile #TheRealNews Chilean Association of Municipalities protests Salvador Allende Santiago

Chileans Demand New Constitution as Protests Continue

For two months, Chileans have been protesting all over the country on a daily basis. The post Chileans Demand New Constitution as Protests Continue appeared…

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Posted in #Chile #Police #Racism #TheRealNews #Venezuela abolition Angela Davis Bolivia Frank Chapman Jacqueline Luqman Max Rameau oppression Political Prisoners prison protests

Historic Radical Organization Relaunches to Fight Police Oppression

Jacqueline Luqman talks to Max Rameau about the relaunch of the National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression, and the start of a national effort…

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Posted in #Iran #TheRealNews Bolivia France Hong Kong neo-liberalism protests Sudan The Nation

Capitalism’s Failures Ignited Worldwide Protests

While the spark for each protest might be different, it is not about left and right but the failure of neoliberalism The post Capitalism’s Failures…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Hong Kong Lausan People's Republic of China protests

Hong Kong’s Socialist Students and Labor Activists Are at the Center of the Struggle

Kevin Lin from the Lausan Collective of Hong Kong artists and activists unpacks the complexity of the struggle historically and in the streets. The post…

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Posted in #TheRealNews arab spring Asad Hariri Beirut Hezbollah Lebanon protests Samah Hadid Sectarian Politics

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Resigns, but Protests Continue

Human rights campaigner Samah Hadid discusses Hezbollah’s decision to switch from supporting the protests to opposing them, why the prime minister resigned, and why this…

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