Tag Archives: Police brutality

News and Letters Committees Call for Plenum 2015

Official Call for national gathering of News and Letters Committees to work out Marxist-Humanist perspectives for 2015-2016 Continue reading

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U.S. imperialism comes home

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: World in View column As with the torture of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib, how imperialist oppression is tied to domestic repression in the U.S. was shockingly apparent in the heavily militarized police presence … Continue reading

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We march in Oakland for #NMOS14

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: Reports of demonstrations in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Oakland, Los Angeles. Read the report from Oakland: We march in Oakland for #NMOS14

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NYC police murder Eric Garner

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: Reports of demonstrations in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Oakland, Los Angeles. Read the report from New York: NYC police murder Eric Garner

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Kansas City for Michael Brown

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: Reports of demonstrations in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Oakland, Los Angeles. Read the report of the Kansas City demonstration for Michael Brown: Kansas City for Michael Brown

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Justice for Ezell Ford

LA demonstration for Ezell Ford, Michael Brown, and many others. Continue reading

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From New York to Ferguson, stop killer cops!

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: Reports of demonstrations in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Oakland, Los Angeles. Read the Chicago report here: From New York to Ferguson, stop killer cops!

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Canada’s First Nations against fracking

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) attacked men and women of the Mi’kmaq and Elsipogtog First Nation for blocking a New Brunswick highway in protest of Southwestern Energy doing seismic testing to determine whether local shale gas deposits merit fracking. Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, September-October 2013, Part I

Readers’ Views, September-October 2013, Part I Continue reading

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Racism and the fight against it take center stage in the U.S.

Nationwide protests erupted immediately after the outrageous July 13 acquittal of George Zimmerman for murdering 17-year-old African-American high school student Trayvon Martin last year. Within three days, thousands of protesters came out in dozens of cities, and a new group called the Dream Defenders began a 31-day occupation of Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s office. Continue reading

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