Jessica Corbett, staff writer
#WorldWithoutWalls demonstrators
Demonstrations across the globe denounce walls erected by powerful governments as "monuments of expulsion, exclusion, oppression, discrimination, and exploitation"
- Common Dreams staff
A massive mural of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump engaged in a passionate kiss was unveiled this morning, painted on the West Bank security barrier near the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
Artist Lushsux hopes his painting would draw attention to Palestinians stuck in...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
flooding in Texas
Called an "egregious violation of the First Amendment" by the ACLU, Texas city...


Praising Israel's security as "the best" in counterterrorism, a group of U.S. police officials just returned from studying Israeli occupation-style policing - with its military gear, tactics and mindset - in hopes of emulating their expertise in racial profiling, excessive force, mass incarceration and other rights abuses in their own communities of color. From one lucid observer, "They're learning how to suppress a people, deny their rights and use force to hold down a subject population."