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?
Heavy police presence and even the National Guard has been deployed to contain the curfew defying protestors. Use of rubber bullets, tear gas, and other aggressive measures has been widely reported.
The charges against Derek Chauvin, who knelt on George Floyd’s neck until he died, have been upgraded to second-degree murder while his fellow former officers face charges of aiding and abetting murder
Scholar and activist Noam Chomsky talks about the impact of the policies of the Donald Trump administration and the neoliberal policies it has pursued
Claudia de La Cruz analyzes the systemic racism in the country and talks about the demands of the protesters.
Protesters in many major cities across the country took over the streets, demanding justice for George Floyd who was murdered by police officers on May 25.