Police have deployed toxic chemical and sonic weapons, dangerous projectiles, intrusive surveillance, physical violence and “kettling” to trap demonstrators, writes Marjorie Cohn.
Tag: George Floyd protests
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Not the Year for Fireworks
For so many reasons, this Fourth of July left me cold.
UPRISING: Muslim Americans Assert Solidarity with Black Lives Matter
Amir Hussain highlights signs of unity within a diverse faith group.
UPRISING: Cheyenne River Sioux Chair Offers to Rip Down Mount Rushmore
Ahead of Trump’s planned visit on Friday, Harold Frazier decried the iconic South Dakota mountain carving as a monument to “our molesters.”
LEE CAMP: Four Giant Reasons to Remove the Statues, From a Robert E. Lee Descendant
We should relocate our racist statues to museums where we can remember our racist history in the appropriate context.
UPRISING: Police Violence & Racism Have Always Enforced Injustice
It is fantasy to believe police exist for public safety, write Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, in this overview of the history of U.S. policing.
UPRISING: Is This the Broadest Popular Movement in US History?
This transformational moment is becoming a transformational movement, writes Marjorie Cohn.
Hong Kong’s ‘Pro-Democracy’ Movement Allies with US Politicians Who Seek to Crush Black Lives Matter
Ajit Singh reports on Hong Kong organizers’ ties to far-right politicians in Washington.
UPRISING: The Democratic Party Exists To Co-Opt & Kill Authentic Change
The actors remain motionless, and Godot never comes, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Failed American Experiment
Here comes the front edge of a new era, one in which America finally falls off its horse, its global standing properly diminished.