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'Enough Is Enough!': Thousands Protest Outside NRA Convention in Texas

"I'm just tired of the NRA subordinating children's rights for gun rights," said one gun lobby opponent just three days after the school massacre in Uvalde.

Brett Wilkins ·


Big Business Defeated as Socialist Kshama Sawant's Victory Certified in Seattle

"We have defeated Big Business and the right wing in their attempt to use... trumped-up charges against me personally in order to push back against the success of working-class movements in Seattle."

Brett Wilkins ·


Chauvin Guilty on All Counts, Including Murder of George Floyd

One racial justice advocate said that there are "no victories today," for "justice would mean George Floyd is still with us."

Brett Wilkins ·


'This Wasn't Policing, This Was Murder,' Prosecutors Tell Jury in Closing Statement of Chauvin Trial

"Facing George Floyd that day that did not require one ounce of courage, and none was shown on that day. All that was required was a little compassion and none was shown on that day."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Years of Repair': New Animated Film Imagines the Future to Come Inspired by a Vision of Justice and the Common Good

"The true power and possibility of this project is not onscreen," explains executive producer Naomi Klein. "That resides in the movement of movements that is fighting for this vision of radical repair every day.

Jon Queally ·


'Property More Valuable Than Human Life': No Charges Against Officers for Killing Breonna Taylor

"Did I hear that correctly? Only one officer is being held remotely accountable, and it's not for killing Breonna Taylor but instead for shooting apartments?"

Kenny Stancil ·


'Fascism Coming to a City Near You': Trump Pledges to Deploy Secret Police Units to Major US Cities

The president also praised federal agents for doing a "fantastic job" with a widely condemned crackdown on Portland, Oregon.

Jessica Corbett ·


From George Floyd to Juneteenth, America's Other Independence Day

"We will not return to business as usual after the events we have experienced this year," says Rev. James Forbes.

Bill Moyers ·


"When They Say We Don't Have the Right to Protest," Says Naomi Klein, "That's the Moment to Flood the Streets"

As Trump declares "law and order" clampdown against peaceful demonstrations, author and activist reminds people of most important lesson she's learned studying history of shock doctrine tactics.

Jon Queally ·


'I Took the Helmet Off and Laid the Batons Down': Michigan Sheriff and Police Didn't Disperse Their Town's Protest—They Joined It

"Do I think this has solved the issue between police and unarmed black, human beings? No. But I do believe that this type of leadership is a positive step in the right direction and gives me hope for black men and women around the world and for all of humanity."

Common Dreams staff ·

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