Racism
Breonna_Taylor_Memorial_Louisville_Kentucky Justice not served in Breonna Taylor murder case

A Kentucky jury charged only one of the three officers accused in Breonna Taylor’s murder with minor felonies, which carry a maximum sentence of five years each. The wrongful death lawsuit against the other two accused was rejected

US court ruling TPS US appeals court approves Trump’s move to end protected status for 300,000 immigrants

The court overturned earlier injunctions by federal judges against the government’s decision to end the Temporary Protected Status for people from four countries

Willy Monteiro killing - Italy Widespread outrage in Italy over the killing of a 21-year-old black youth

Willy Monteiro Duarte was killed while trying to help his friend who was caught in an altercation with a group of people in Colleferro in Rome. Many believe the killing of the 21-year old black youth to be of a racist nature

Anti-racism protests intensify in the US

Jacob Blake was reportedly shot seven times in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday, August 23.

Outrage in US following police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin

The man, identified as Jacob Blake, was seen in a viral video being shot by a police officer seven times in the presence of his wife and children

Brexit, COVID and the continuing ambiguity in Britain

Vijay Prashad, Executive Director, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, talks to Musician Pandit G of the Asian Dub Foundation speak of the power of music and community in fighting the evils of society.

Thousands march in France demanding Justice for Adama Traoré

Adama Traoré was killed on his 24th birthday on July 19, 2016, by three police officers from the French National Gendarmerie who used excessive force when arresting him

The ‘strongmen’ have failed

Three countries, the US, Brazil and India, lead the global COVID-19 case count. What connects them are their leaders -Trump, Bolsonaro and Modi – whose policies and polarizing ways have hindered efforts to combat the disease.

Why are we having a go at the statues of Leopold II?

Onno Vandewalle writes about the movement in the country to pull down the statues of Leopold II, and examines the brutal history of colonization and exploitation in the Congo

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

Colombians mobilize against hunger and state negligence

Thousands mobilized against state negligence, repression and the precarious conditions that communities are forced to endure amid the global health crisis. The protests were attacked by the police and ESMAD agents

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