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A wave of socialism is sweeping through the United States

Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News discusses the protests against racial injustice and police violence as the US celebrates independence day.

New York City’s police budget cut falls short

The budget cuts have been criticized for being sorely inadequate and to be nothing more than “budget tricks” by progressives

George Floyd Bill US US House of Representatives passes police reform bill named after George Floyd

Republicans and president Trump have opposed the bill as a move to weaken the police and law enforcement, while activists claim the bill does not sufficiently tackle the issues at hand

A month after George Floyd’s death, what has changed?

The protests that erupted over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has changed the way US sees itself

This Juneteenth, workers strike for black lives

This year on Juneteenth, all over the US, strikes were organized to mark the occasion. The biggest strike action was organized by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), which stopped work for eight hours at all 29 ports of the West Coast of the US.

Atlanta police shooting US Atlanta killing ruled as ‘homicide’ as protests against police violence in the US grow

The killing of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 12 has been characterized as a ‘homicide’ in a post-mortem report by the Medical Examiner’s Office

The people’s uprising against racism in the United States

Why are there so many people in the United States who understand they have nothing to lose? Why are hundreds of thousands in the streets willing to risk infection and arrests, in order to join the protests?

World over, people agitate against structural racism

Protesters across the world demanded justice for George Floyd and other victims of racism and police brutality.

Cypriot Youth anti-racism protests Young Cypriots demand justice for George Floyd

The United Democratic Youth Organisation organized a demonstration outside the US Embassy in Nicosia on June 5, Friday, in solidarity with the anti-racism protests in the US and to demand justice for George Floyd

Swiss Left petition for corona tax Swiss left groups intensify campaign to save jobs and public services amid pandemic

The Swiss Party of Labor (PST-POP) has initiated a campaign to institute a Corona Solidarity Tax to help people in distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while the Swiss Communist Party has sought a parliamentary initiative to legally prohibit layoffs during this period of crisis

Norway protests George Floyd Protesters hit streets in Norway demanding justice for George Floyd

Protests have been organized by leftist youth and students groups such as the Kamkomiteen against racism and prejudice in the context of the killing of George Floyd by the police in the US

The world stands up against racism

Following the brutal murder of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis and the outbreak of protests across the US, people across the world have mobilized in solidarity and to raise the banner of anti-racism in their own contexts

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