To achieve the changes we need, people must stay in the streets and connect the problems we face to the demand for systemic changes, write Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers.
Month: June 2020
UPRISING: Militarization Has Fostered a Police Culture That Sets Up Protesters as ‘The Enemy’
The militarization of police departments has been a feature of U.S. domestic law enforcement since the 9/11 attacks and despite efforts to promote de-escalation as a policy, police culture appears to be stuck in an “us vs. them” mentality, writes…
WATCH: CN LIVE! New Episode—‘Pandemic Down Under’
On this episode of CN Live! we examined in detail one of the few success stories in the coronavirus pandemic, asking how Australia has been able to escape the worst of the crisis.
LEE CAMP: Nineteen Facts About American Policing That Will Blow Your Mind
Just a few facts will change everything you think you know about American police, writes Lee Camp, with pictures by Eleanor Goldfield from the streets of downtown Washington.
UPRISING: With Militarization of Cops on Full Display, Senator Plans Amendment to End Transfer of Military Equipment to Local Police
Lawmakers and activists say access to military hardware has made police behavior toward protesters even more brutal and violent, Jake Johnson reports.
Conflicting Narratives & the Distortion of Donald Trump
The U.S. president is not a populist champion of the little guy, nor a closet Nazi working to establish a white ethnostate, nor a Kremlin asset, but is in fact nothing other than a miserable rich man, says Caitlin Johnstone.
UPRISING: Riot or Resistance: Media Framing Shapes Public View
The role journalists play can be indispensable if movements are to gain legitimacy and make progress, writes Danielle K. Kilgo.
JOHN PILGER: The Forgotten Coup Against ‘The Most Loyal Ally’
John Pilger reports on a new development in the Anglo-American coup in which the CIA overthrew a democratically elected ally in Australia in a demeaning scandal in which sections of the Australian elite colluded.
25 YEARS OF CN: ‘A Distant Echo on Race and Police’—Aug. 24, 2017
This is the 8th story in our series looking back on a quarter century of reporting by Consortium News.