The gains and setbacks in the movement for Black lives prove how racism is woven deeply into the fabric of capitalism and US society
In today’s episode, we take a look at the latest SIPRI report on the rise of arms imports by certain west Asian countries, the march in Australia protesting violence on women, the imposition of fresh sanctions on Syria and the developments in the Breonna Taylor case
Social movements and progressive organizations have reiterated that justice has not been served in Taylor’s case and they will keep fighting till all their demands are met.
A welcome change in national leadership in the US means little for the scourge of racism infecting the nation—unless words are matched by action
Despite the pandemic, people and movements across the world rose up, time and again, united, against racism.
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
The protests were triggered after a jury in the US State of Kentucky refused to charge the three officers involved in the fatal shooting of medical worker Breonna Taylor.
Protesters across the US have remained on the streets for over a month to demand justice for victims of police brutality and immediate structural changes to the capitalist racist system
Over a month after the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers, protests continue to rage on in dozens of cities across the United States with demands for structural change
The protests that erupted over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has changed the way US sees itself
Protesters across the world demanded justice for George Floyd and other victims of racism and police brutality.
Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News talks about the sentiment on the ground in the United States where voices that have been marginalized are coming to the fore. He explains the nature and demands of the #DefundThePolice campaign and also talks about the possibilities in the coming weeks and months when it comes to organizing.