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New evidence in botched police killing reveals just how brutal small town cops can be

This week on PAR, we continue our ongoing investigation into the problem of rural overpolicing and provide a critical update on the killing of Tyler…

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A Car Falls in Brooklyn: How the NYPD is dumping cars in Flatbush and fueling sanitation woes

Once again, the NYPD 67th Precinct in Flatbush had parked a car on the sidewalk. Again, neighborhood residents sprang into action, coordinating dialing 311 to…

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‘You’re giving awards to murdering cops!’

On April 16, 2016, Lamar Wright pulled into a driveway to make a phone call when Officers Kyle Flagg and Vashon Williams rushed Wright and…

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The industrial farming monster that devoured rural America

Over the summer, TRNN Editor-in-Chief Maximillian Alvarez traveled to Wisconsin to report on a crucial struggle that has been largely ignored by corporate media. Residents…

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‘Unfathomable cruelty’ at the border continues under Biden

This story was originally published by Common Dreams on Sept. 20, 2021, and is shared here under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Progressive leaders…

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Cuba and the US: A tale of two prison  systems

In this episode of Rattling the Bars, TRNN Executive Producer and former Black Panther Eddie Conway discusses the differences between prisons in Cuba and in…

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America is addicted to bullshit crimes, and the six-year prosecution of a Black police chief proves it

Recent developments in a criminal case against a popular Black police chief reveal just how focused American law enforcement is on “bullshit” crimes. The prosecution…

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Battleground Baltimore: How the Green New Deal for Public Schools could help Baltimore City

In the first two weeks of the 2021-2022 school year, two dozen Baltimore City Schools that lack functioning air conditioning closed early five times due…

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Something broke open: Occupy Wall Street 10 years later

“They stayed the night and changed the world,” says filmmaker, writer, and activist Astra Taylor about the Occupy Wall Street movement, which started on Sept….

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Cops lied to get into their home, but their own bodycam caught the truth

As Brad Naylor and his brother slept in their parents’ home, they were surprised to hear their door kicked open and see guns drawn at…

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Luke Stewart was sleeping in his car, then cops killed him

On March 13, 2017, officer Matthew Rhodes of the Euclid Police Department in Ohio killed Luke Stewart, an unarmed African-American man who was sleeping in…

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From 9/11 to COVID-19: It was never about ‘shared sacrifice’

Last week, Americans marked the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by remembering the 3,000 lives lost on that day. As was the case…

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Job opening: Director of Development

Reports to: Executive Director Location: Remote Summary of Position:  This is a full-time, exempt, management position. The Development Director is responsible for overseeing all fundraising…

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Picket-line portraits: Nabisco workers on strike

On Aug. 10, 2021, about 200 members of Local 364, in Portland, Oregon, walked off the job and began picketing outside the plant—initiating the first…

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School’s back in session—now what?

Baltimore City public school students didn’t only have to worry about returning to school in person amid a surging pandemic—many also stepped into schools without…

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No justice? No bourbon! Distillery workers in Kentucky go on strike

Around 400 union distillery workers in Bardstown, Kentucky, hit the picket line yesterday after rejecting a contract offer from Heaven Hill Distilleries, which included healthcare…

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Endless militarization has bled US society dry

It’s been 20 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Since then, the US has channeled an unfathomable amount of its resources into the military-industrial complex,…

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Management bullied Ohio Kroger worker to suicide, lawsuit says

(Content Warning: bullying, harassment, suicide.)Evan Seyfried was a loving son, brother, and friend, and a dedicated worker. For 19 years, with a virtually spotless record,…

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Remembering Amiri Baraka and his poem ‘Somebody Blew Up America’

Twenty years after 9/11, a chorus of activists, writers, and political prisoners remember Amiri Baraka’s influential and controversial 2001 poem “Somebody Blew Up America.” In…

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This is why climate science deniers also spread COVID-19 disinformation

For decades, billionaires and corporations have created organizations and disinformation networks explicitly designed to wage war on the science that links carbon emissions to climate…

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Battleground Baltimore: The past month or so of Baltimore police malfeasance

Back in June, the Baltimore City Council approved a $22 million budget increase to the Baltimore Police Department’s budget, going against the demands of hundreds…

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Instead of a ‘War on Terror,’ imagine if we spent the last 20 years fighting climate change

This story was originally published by In These Times on Sept. 7, 2021, and is shared here with permission. Twenty years into a nebulous ​“War on Terror,”…

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