Efforts by officials to blame “outside agitators” for looting, vandalism, and arson during the George Floyd protests flopped.
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola of the “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast are joined by Renato Velez, a left-wing activist in Chile. He has been involved in the protests and talks to them about how they were sparked.
Activists in New York organized “rolling picket” and targeted financiers of for-profit prisons, like CoreCivic and GEO Group, that hold detained immigrants.
The language used by figures in media yielded to right-wing attacks on dissent and reinforced how law enforcement criminalizes protest.
Morton County Sheriff, TigerSwan Face Lawsuit For Blocking Water Protectors’ Travel And Assembly During DAPL Construction
A class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of indigenous water protectors at Standing Rock and others, who resided in the area when police shut down Highway 1806 during protests against the Dakota Access pipeline’s construction. On October 24, 2016, Highway 1806 from Fort Rice to Fort Yates was closed.
Berkeley Police Posted Mugshots Of Activists To ‘Create Counter-Narrative’ Of Protests Against Far-Right
Documents obtained by Lucy Parsons Lab show why the Berkeley Police Department posted the mugshots and other personal information of activists on Twitter.
Tennessee Welcomes White Supremacist Conference By Deploying Police To Shield Attendees From Protesters
Dozens of anti-racist and anti-fascist activists gathered in Tennessee to protest a conference held by the white supremacist magazine, American Renaissance.
In prosecutions against Inauguration Day protesters, the government contends union memberships qualifies as evidence of a conspiracy to commit a crime.
By far, the biggest development of the past week was Papa John’s Pizza blaming black National Football League players, who are protesting police brutality and racism, for a bad quarter of sales. CEO John Schnatter’s so-so pizza business had a disappointing quarter before this one. Nevertheless, Schnatter attempted to heap
The majority of Houston Texans players took a knee during the anthem after their team owner, Bob McNair, reportedly said, “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” during a meeting between owners and players. McNair’s comment infuriated players, and several players considered a walkout in protest. Wide receiver DeAndre