Five people – three police officers and two paramedics – were indicted by a grand jury in the US state of Colorado, two years after Elijah McClain’s death. They face charges on a total of 32 counts, including manslaughter and negligent homicide
A week after their arrest, the anti-racist organizers from the Party for Socialism and Liberation in Denver were finally given a bond hearing and released from jail
Party for Socialism and Liberation organized a rally on Sept 19 demanding the release of four of their activists.
Eugene Puryear looks at the arrests of Party of Socialism and Liberation activists in the context of the assault by the US establishment on protesters across the country, and calls it an attack on ideologies that resist the right-wing.
The party which has been at the forefront of the anti-racist protests since May denounced that the arrests are part of efforts to crack down on the Black Lives Matter movement
The Denver Class Teachers Association has been conducting negotiating with education authorities for better pay for teachers and less reliance on one-time bonuses. A planned strike was delayed after State authorities intervened in the negotiations
The call for strike was given by Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA), which represents about two-thirds of Denver Public Schools’ 5,600 educators.