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Daunte Wright shooting US Outrage and protest in Minneapolis after police shooting leads to death of Black man

The shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright comes at a time when the city of Minneapolis is following the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd less than a year ago

Iran blames Israel for blackout at nuclear facility

Iran is facing renewed hostility against its nuclear program since the chances for the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal have increased with the meeting of JCPOA’s signatories in Vienna last week

On second anniversary of Julian Assange’s arrest, demand for his freedom echoes around the world

Demonstrations and vigils are being held across the world demanding freedom for Julian Assange who continues to be in jail as US authorities challenge the rejection of their extradition plea

Unionization bid at Amazon’s Bessemer facility falls through but the struggle will continue

Of the 3,215 ballots submitted by the workers of the Bessemer warehouse, 1,798 votes were against unionization and 738 votes for it. Organizers have pledged to continue the struggle against Amazon’s anti-worker and anti-union policies

Felony charges against activists seeking justice for Elijah McClain withdrawn

The three activists, members of the local chapter of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL), were among the six arrested and charged last year for organizing a protest at the Aurora police station near Denver in June and July 2020.

US migrants hunger strike After 23-day hunger strike, undocumented workers in New York win USD 2.1 billion in assistance

The protests, organized by the Fund Excluded Workers campaign, sought to deliver benefits to undocumented workers who had lost their jobs due to the pandemic. The victory has been hailed but activist groups say more needs to be done

Palestinians welcome resumption of US aid to UNRWA

In 2018, the Donald Trump-led US administration had stopped humanitarian aid to the UN agency which caters to the need of 5.7 million Palestinian refugees in the occupied territories and beyond

US activists on hunger strike demand end to Yemen blockade

Six activists launched a strike on March 29 in Washington DC, demanding an end to the US-supported blockade of Yemen led by Saudi Arabia. A National Day of Fasting will also be observed on Thursday

Felony charges against Denver anti-racist organizers withdrawn

The withdrawal of felony charges against Terrance Roberts, Joel Northam, and Lillian House comes nearly three weeks after a judge dismissed kidnapping charges against them. The trio were actively involved in organizing protests seeking justice for Elijah McClain

How police preserve inequality in Los Angeles—and everywhere else

Instead of dismantling encampments where unhoused people have formed their own communities, we ought to dismantle the economic system that fosters homelessness and the state power that preserves inequality

Coal mine workers in Alabama strike over failed contract talks

More than 1,100 mine workers at Warrior Met Coal have gone on strike over the company’s failure to reach a consensus with the workers over the new contracts that went into effect on April 1.

Demonstrations held across US in solidarity with Asian community

Actions were held in over 60 cities and towns across the United States in solidarity with the Asian community in response to the horrific massacre in Atlanta on March 16

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