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A Year in Review: Racism, Repression and Fightback in the U.S. [EBOOK]

One year ago, George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police. What followed was the eruption of the largest uprising against racism and state violence in modern U.S. history. Against the backdrop of a devastating pandemic, economic recession and climate crisis disproportionately impacting Black, Indigenous and Latine people of color in the United States, an eruption…

Looking back, looking ahead: lessons from the November 2019 U.S.-backed coup in Bolivia

Real solidarity with Bolivia’s Indigenous popular democracy requires us to do more than celebrate its revival. We must work to demilitarize U.S. foreign policy. By Natalia Burdyńska Schuurman (Program Coordinator) In October of 2020, the Movement Towards Socialism (acronymed MAS in Spanish) returned to power 11 months after the U.S.-backed far-right coup regime of Jeanine…

Why did the Bureau of Prisons impose a national lockdown days after the murder of George Floyd?

by Natalia Burdyńska Schuurman (intern) A nationwide uprising of unprecedented proportions triggered by the police murder of George Floyd has swept the U.S. in thousands of cities and towns, large and small, across all 50 states. This surge of mass resistance around issues of racial injustice, occurring against the backdrop of a major public health…

Support those arrested resisting police repression and racism-Resource Guide

“As city after city in the United States experiences their own insurrectionary social explosion in the face of police violence and the militarization of State repression, we must all unite to follow the lead and to defend those who are the main targets of oppression…. The political and corporate elites will double down on the…

The U.S. is wrapping its border wall around the world

From Jordan to the Philippines, countries across the world are following America’s lead and militarizing their borders By Todd Miller (independent journalist) Republished from The Nation The driver of the passenger van pulled onto the shoulder of the road, looked back, and said, “there’s an immigration checkpoint up ahead. Does everyone have their papers?” We…

Over 7,000 bodies have been found at the U.S.-Mexican border since the ’90s

And that’s an underestimate By Todd Miller (independent journalist) Republished from The Nation At first, I thought I had inadvertently entered an active war zone. I was on a lonely two-lane road in southern New Mexico heading for El Paso, Texas. Off to the side of the road, hardly concealed behind some desert shrubs, I…

The United States is polluting the world and locking refugees out

Border walls are being erected left and right as natural disasters become more frequent, leaving victims with nowhere to go By Todd Miller (independent journalist) Republished from The Nation When I first talked to the three Honduran men in the train yard in the southern Mexican town of Tenosique, I had no idea that they…