Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions activists protest RE/MAX in Denver

By December 8, 2014
Denver protest in solidarity with Palestine

Protesters marched with signs in front of the RE/MAX International headquarters in Denver to raise awareness that this U.S.-based global real estate corporation was selling Palestinian West Bank property to Jewish-only settlements that have displaced thousands of Palestinian families in the West Bank in violation of international law. RE/MAX profits from Israel’s relentless theft of […]

 

Brooklyn, N.Y., protest demands justice for Akai Gurley, slain by NYPD

By December 6, 2014
Demanding justice for Akai Gurley, Dec. 6.WW photo: Anne Pruden

Brooklyn, N.Y., Dec. 6 — Akai Gurley, a 28-year-old unarmed Black father, was taking the stairs with his partner at their apartment building in the Louis H. Pink Houses, a public housing project in East New York, Brooklyn, when he was shot to death on Nov. 20 by members of the New York Police Department. […]

 

Protests in U.S. grow bolder, larger after Garner injustice

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Black, Brown and — to a greater extent even than in earlier protests in solidarity with Ferguson — white youth came out in great numbers and took the streets behind African-American leadership after the announcement that no charges would be brought against any of the cops responsible for the death of Eric Garner on Staten […]

 

Ferguson spreads: Walk out! Shut down!

By December 5, 2014
Shutting down St. Louis mall for justice, Nov. 28.

Dec. 1 — Resistance and anger over the failure of a grand jury to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown continued over the so-called Thanksgiving holiday, when activists and community members held protests to call attention to the struggle against police brutality and police killings, as well as disrupt the […]

 

Ferguson exposes U.S. ‘human rights’ fraud

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Dec. 1 — With the grand jury in Missouri refusing to bring any charges against the white police officer who gunned down unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, President Barack Obama has revealed his incapacity to address the African-American national question at a time of rebellion and mass demonstrations in Ferguson and other areas […]

 

Up against the racist state

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The national movement touched off Nov. 24 by the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., reached over 170 cities. It is unprecedented in scope, going way beyond this recent killing to take on the front-line forces of the racist, capitalist state: the police. The police are a racist occupation force everywhere there is a […]

 

Imperialism and the Ebola epidemic

By December 4, 2014

Despite the international media attention focused on the latest and most widespread Ebola Virus Disease outbreak, there are contradictory reports on whether the three most severely impacted countries have met the treatment goals established by the World Health Organization and other agencies. Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone have borne the brunt of EBV’s latest outbreak. […]

 

In NYC today, Dec. 4: Be at Foley Sq., 5:30 to protest murder of Eric Garner

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NYC show your OUTRAGE over NO indictment of police murder of #ERICGARNER #thisstopstoday Peoples Power Assembly is encouraging people to GO THURS►DEC 4th @ 5:30 pm BE at FOLEY SQ facebook.com/events/832643866757953/ ►WORK SESSION TODAY to help prepare and also carry materials down to the action Come to the Solidarity Center 147 W 24th St., 2nd […]

 

Indict the whole rotten system

By December 3, 2014

No one was really surprised that Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch failed to get a St. Louis County grand jury to indict Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9. It is rare that police officers are held accountable for the murders of Black and Brown youth. […]

 

Celebs speak out on Ferguson

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St. Louis Rams wide receivers in solidarity with Ferguson, Nov. 30.

While celebrities these days are not particularly known for their political courage or progressive stances, many have spoken out, particularly African-American artists, entertainers, musicians, actors, athletes and others, against the outrageous non-indictment of killer cop Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Perhaps the most widely televised act of […]

 
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