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As Chauvin Sentenced, George Floyd's Family, Advocates Call for Systemic Policing Reform

"We have a long way to go and many changes to make before Black and Brown people finally feel like they are being treated fairly and humanely by law enforcement in this country," said sister Bridgett Floyd.

Brett Wilkins ·


Chauvin Gets 22.5 Years for Murder of George Floyd

"While this may help heal our grieving community, this rare moment of consequence for killings by police does not represent justice."

Brett Wilkins ·


How the Media Fell for the Lafayette Square Whitewash

A coverup was baked in the cake; a former inspector general official shows us how.

Mike Lofgren ·


Darnella Frazier Receives Pulitzer Special Citation 'for Courageously Recording the Murder of George Floyd'

"Without Darnella, Derek Chauvin never would have been tried and George Floyd would have been blamed by the state for his own death."

Brett Wilkins ·


New Campaign to Fight Amazon's Push for World 'Dominated by Total Corporate Surveillance'

"Amazon's surveillance-driven police state is fundamentally incompatible with racial justice, civil rights, and democracy," said Fight for the Future's Evan Greer.

Brett Wilkins ·


Top 10 Signs of Looming Fascism

A quick fascism worry checklist.

Gary Engler ·


One Million Dead

Our memories should not be limited to martyrs of war.

Richard Eskow ·


UN Human Rights Chief Calls for 'End to All Forms of Violence' After Troops Deployed Over Colombian Protests

Dozens of people have died during the past month of demonstrations, which have been met with deadly attacks by the nation's law enforcement.

Jessica Corbett ·


Racism, Capitalism, and the Climate Crisis

As we tried to connect the dots between the murder of George Floyd and our work to end the burning of fossil fuels, the connecting thread, without our naming it explicitly, was clearly capitalism.

Cynthia Kaufman ·


'An Absolute Nightmare': Video Shows Tennessee Officers Taunted Hogtied Man Before He Died

"You shouldn't be able to breathe," one officer replied to William Jennette's plea moments before the man's death at the Marshall County Jail in Lewisburg last May.

Brett Wilkins ·

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