Topic: Injustice system

  • A "12th man" for the struggle

    Some 300 protesters rallied outside Centurylink Stadium in downtown Seattle before the Seahawks-49ers matchup.

  • A cancer that produces racism

    The ever-growing number of police officers and prison guards is a potent source of prejudice and reaction.

  • The LAPD opens fire

    Los Angeles police recently killed a man at a busy tourist spot--because, they claim, he was armed with a pocket knife.

  • The armed occupation inside the empire

    As Martin Luther King pointed out 50 years ago, the militarization of police departments across the U.S. flows directly from its wars abroad.

  • Anti-racistas en las calles

    El fracaso de la justica en los casos de Mike Brown y Eric Garner ha provocado una respuesta masiva--y una permanente lucha anti-racista.

  • A new movement demands to be heard

    The demonstrations on December 13 showed that the movement against police violence and lawlessness is only growing larger and stronger.

  • Radical ways to reform policing

    Efforts to reform the U.S. criminal justice system must start from the understanding that it is rotten to the core.

  • From Hong Kong to Ferguson and New York

    As in Ferguson, the police confronting protesters in Hong Kong are punishing dissent while claiming to uphold the law.

  • RonnieMan won't be forgotten

    Dorothy Holmes is marching every chance she gets to raise awareness about the police murder of her son and to demand justice.

  • We won't be intimidated

    A Bay Area activist provides an account of the protests against police violence that rocked Berkeley for another night.

  • The police are different from you and me

    Cops share a unique status with the rich and powerful of being able to get away with all sorts of murder and mayhem.

  • Bill De Blasio has a Garner problem

    New York liberal mayor wants the support of those marching for Eric Garner without changing the policies that led to his murder.

  • The system isn't broken, it's racist by design

    Barack Obama talks about addressing racism in policing today, yet never utters phrases like "racial inequality" and "mass incarceration."

  • We won't stop until Black lives matter

    Thousands came into the streets to protest the failure to indict the cop who killed Eric Garner--not only in New York, but around the country.

  • Las vidas negras cuentan

    Después de la afrenta de ver a Darren Wilson caminar libre, vino el insulto: el grotesco racismo de los medios y los políticos.

  • Why did the SFPD kill Alex?

    San Francisco police still won't release the names of witnesses or a 911 call related to the police shooting of Alex Nieto.

  • How is this not murder?

    The chokehold killing of Eric Garner was captured on video in its entirety--but New York City cop Daniel Pantaleo still walked free.

  • Punished for defending herself

    Only the warped U.S. system of "justice" could punish Marissa Alexander for standing up to her abuser.

  • They don't give a damn if Black America burns

    On top of the injury of Darren Wilson going free came the insult: the media's ugly racism and phony outrage about the angry protests in response.

  • Anger in the streets of Portland

    Thousands marched through the streets after the Ferguson grand jury decision in one of the most energized protests in years.

  • Hands up, walk out!

    Hundreds of students marched out of New York City high schools in solidarity with Mike Brown and the people of Ferguson.

  • Will there be justice for Eric Garner?

    Another grand jury is in the spotlight as it decides whether to indict the New York City police officer who killed Eric Garner.

  • Big Apple for Mike Brown

    The night after the grand jury decision in Ferguson, the streets of Manhattan were taken over by protesters late into the night.

  • My city stands with Mike Brown

    Thousands of people took their anger to the streets after the grand jury decision not to indict the cop who killed Mike Brown.

  • The American way of violence and injustice

    When those in power preach at us to be peaceful, what they really mean is they don't want us to challenge their authority to be violent.