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Five Memphis cops arrested and charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols

Memphis police quickly fired and arrested officers in anticipation of the release of the footage of brutal beating of Nichols, which resulted in his death

50 years after Roe v Wade, what does reproductive justice look like in the US?

On January 22, thousands of women gathered in rallies in different cities across the United States to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Roe v Wade and demand reproductive freedom and their right to bodily autonomy and equality.

Atlanta fights against $90 million dollar “urban warfare” corporate-backed police training facility

Three years later, corporations have forgotten promises made during the height of the anti-police brutality movement. Atlanta activists have not

Peruvian diaspora condemns violence of defacto government

Braving the rain, a group of Peruvians rallied outside the UN to demand an end to the violent repression of the government of Dina Boluarte

The US blockade of Cuba hurts medical patients in both countries

By lifting sanctions against Cuba, people in the US could have access to life-saving treatments being developed in Cuba for diseases which ravage working-class communities each year

Oklahoma cops shot and killed 26-year-old worker after bosses called police

26-year-old meat-processing worker Chiewelthap Mariar was ordered to keep working after being fired. His bosses called the police, who shot him dead

50 years since Roe secured abortion rights, women across the US are left in the dust

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Jenice Fountain of the Yellowhammer Fund about the impact of Dobbs on those in the Deep South

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Third Belmarsh Tribunal in Washington DC seeks to strengthen calls for Assange’s release

The Belmarsh Tribunal in Washington DC will present evidence and testimonies against the ongoing persecution against Assange

Following wins in the private sector, NYC nurses shift fight to public sector hospitals

After over 7,000 NYC nurses went on strike and won historic agreements with private hospitals, nurses serving the poorest patients begin their fight

Trump, Biden and the tale of US secrets

In US public perception, both Trump and Biden appear to have mishandled government secrets and now have a special counsel looking deeper into what they did wrong

“War is an enemy of the poor”: US activists honor the anti-war legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Although seldom recognized, Martin Luther King Jr. was anti-war. His politics should be applied to demand an end to NATO and the war in Ukraine, say activists

New York nurses win historic gains from strike

Nurses from Mount Sinai and Montefiore hospitals of New York who went on strike starting Monday, January 9 won a historic victory