Category: Racism

Danny Sjursen: Undercover Patriots

Trump, Tulsa, and the Rise of Military Dissent

Robert Koehler: What about armed protests?

As soon as we pull the trigger, we’ve dehumanized the enemy and gone to war. When we go to war, nobody wins

Aaron Morrison: ‘Strike for Black Lives’ to Highlight Racism – Monday, July 20

A coalition of labor unions with racial and social justice organisations will stage a mass walkout to highlight racism July 20. Groups include Service Workers (SEIU), Teamsters, Teachers, Farmworkers, Domestic Workers and the Movement for Black Lives

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Serge Halimi: What systemic really means

Here is the core of the system: ‘white privilege’ means the power of money

Randi Abramson: #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Wants Racial Justice In The Medical Field

The healthcare industry has a long and well-documented history of racist treatment of Black and Indigenous people. Now, doctors join the movement for Black lives

AP: New ICE Guidelines Say International Students Must Leave U.S. If Classes Go Online

“It’s going to cause enormous confusion and uncertainty,. ICE is clearly creating an incentive for institutions to reopen, regardless of whether or not the circumstances of the pandemic warrant it.”

Jakeet Singh: If Governments Believe So Much in Nonviolence, They Should Try It

Important questions are being raised about why the police seem so much less skilled in nonviolent techniques of de-escalation and conflict resolution than the average bartender, ambulance attendant and social worker

Momtaza Mehri: Anti-racism requires so much more than ‘checking your privilege’

Self-reflection is welcome. But until we undo the structures that hold up anti-blackness across the world, injustice will persist

Thomas Klikauer: Right-Wing Resentment in Germany

Source: Countercurrents The rise of AfD right-wing extremism may well threaten Germany’s democratic society Photo by Corinna Haselmayer   The rise of AfD right-wing extremism may well threaten Germany’s democratic society. It applies even more since the AfD mutated into Björn Höcke’s national-revolutionary movement party while also moving [its focus] from the earlier scapegoat (the Read more…

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Arun Gupta: On Coronavirus and the Anti-Police-Brutality Uprising

An investigative reporter, Arun Gupta has been consistently ahead of the news. In September 2011, he founded The Occupy Wall Street Journal with the help of the Yes Men to help build support for the fledgling occupation in Zuccotti Park. During the 2016 presidential campaign, he warned that if elected Trump would carry out “the Read more…

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