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Indigenous anti-pipeline protestors face renewed threats in Canada and other stories

Today we look at new threats facing Wet’suwet’en water protectors in Canada, the killing of a Palestinian man by Israeli forces in the West Bank, and more

After the largest anti-racist uprising in the US, historic trials provide important lessons

In the year 2021, it was the turn of the US government, particularly its judicial system, to respond to the protests of 2020

Israeli forces, settlers attack Palestinian villages in the West Bank and other stories

Today we look at attacks by Israeli forces and settlers on villages around Nablus, the conviction of a police officer for the murder of Daunte Wright in the US, and more

Three men involved in Ahmaud Arbery’s murder found guilty, set to face life sentences

Travis McMichael, along with his father Greg McMichael and neighbor William Bryan, received a unanimous guilty verdict 21 months after the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. The three are also set to face a federal hate crimes trial in February

Colombia marks 5th year of Peace Accords amid continued insecurity and other stories

Today we look at the Colombian peace process in the context of growing insecurity, casualties after a refugee boat capsized in the English Channel, and more

Right-wing vigilante found not guilty of murdering two anti-racist protestors

The most closely-watched murder trial in recent memory exemplifies the standard of cops and racists having a right to kill in the US

Cathy Rojas is NYC’s socialist alternative for mayor

Peoples Dispatch spoke to the socialist candidate for the upcoming New York City mayoral election, Cathy Rojas, about the significance of a people-driven campaign in a largely corporate-driven electoral process and why alternatives are important for people’s movements

Former DA indicted for obstruction of justice in the Ahmaud Arbery case

Jackie Johnson, a former district attorney in Georgia, was indicted by state authorities over her misconduct in the investigation of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Derek Chauvin, convicted for the murder of George Floyd, sentenced to jail

A local district judge in Minnesota sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22.5 years in jail for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020

The world says no to the blockade of Cuba

In today’s historic UN General Assembly vote, 184 supported ending the US blockade of Cuba and only the United States and Israel voted against

United States celebrates Juneteenth

The historical legacy of Juneteenth and why the struggle for the full emancipation of Black people in the US continues

People’s movements honor George Floyd’s memory, vow to fight on

George Floyd’s murder was yet another instance of racist police violence in the US. However, his killing and the widely circulated video of his death triggered what was possibly the largest uprising in US history.

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