Category: Racism

Michael Gould-Wartofsky: The Wars Come Home

A Five-Step Guide to the Police Repression of Protest from Ferguson to Baltimore and Beyond

Caitlin Goldblatt: The Struggle Continues in Baltimore

n recognizing that they’re fighting structural problems that won’t be solved by more people of color in political office, the movement in Baltimore has demonstrated its clarity of mission

Paul Jay: Was Baltimore’s Curfew a Dress Rehearsal for Martial Law?

Discussing the legality of Freddie Gray’s arrest

Ed Vulliamy: The rebellion in Baltimore is an uprising against austerity

Gentrified cities, the fall of manufacturing, the filling of jails with black men – all fuelled the violence that followed the killing of Freddie Gray

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Marjorie Cohn: The Chickens Come Home to Roost in Baltimore

Baltimore’s sordid history of racial and class oppression, combined with the war on drugs, made for a deadly combination

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Florian Zollmann: Terrorism and Islam in Western Europe

Terrorism is much closer related to Western power projections in the Middle East than to Islam

Richard Rothstein: From Ferguson to Baltimore: The Fruits of Government-Sponsored Segregation

Federal housing subsidy policies still disproportionately direct low-income black families to segregated neighborhoods and away from middle class suburbs

Deborah L. Shelton: Guilty of mental illness

Addressing mental health issues before people are incarcerated should be the solution

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Bruno Jäntti: Virulent anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racism

It seems that Hollywood knows no limits when it comes to dehumanizing Middle Eastern peoples and adherents of Islam

Joan Shipps: Baltimore gang members sound ‘like Noam Chomsky’ compared to the cops

Citing the damage wrought by decades of oppressive policies, including poverty and police brutality, Crips, Bloods, and Black Guerrilla members in Baltimore have banded together to find collaborative solutions to the problems facing their city

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