Racism
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

World over, people agitate against structural racism

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

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

Nijmie Zakkiyah Dzurinko: “State violence has many fronts”

Activist from Put People First! Pennsylvania discusses the denial of healthcare as an aspect of state violence and historic, systemic oppression of Black, Indigenous and working class people in the US

The murder of George Floyd is normal in an abnormal society

Vijay Prashad writes on how the recent murder of George Floyd in the US is sadly unsurprising in a country that upholds capitalist exploitation through white supremacy

“The people of the United States are fed up”

Claudia de La Cruz analyzes the systemic racism in the country and talks about the demands of the protesters.

People’s rebellion in the belly of the beast

Protests have swept the US demanding justice for the family of George Floyd who was killed by police officers in the city of Minneapolis on May 25

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