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The Movement for Black Lives Convening in Cleveland, Ohio July 24-26 took place at a crucial junction in the struggle against police violence in communities of color nationally, and in a period of crisis for...

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In May of 2010, 16-year-old Kalief Browder and a friend were walking home through their North Bronx neighborhood when they were stopped and interrogated by police. A man riding with the police claimed that Browder...

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On January 20, 2015 Socialist Alternative member and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant gave the #SocialistResponse to President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address. The transcript is below. Check out last year’s response here: http://sawant.seattle.gov/response-to-obamas-state-of-the-union-address/...

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For the tens of thousands demanding justice for Mike Brown and Eric Garner, the connection between economic injustice and state violence couldn’t be clearer. Just a few miles from where police murdered Eric Garner, a...

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Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, John Crawford, and Akai Gurley. These names join Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant, Sean Bell, Ramarley Graham, and many others not listed here, all victims of racist killings at the...

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Underneath the gross commodification that profit-driven corporations have marketed at us in every imaginable way, the holiday season is still a time of communities coming together, of giving, and of valuing others.  It is a...

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Thousands of people gathered in Downtown Manhattan on Thursday night, December 4th, to demonstrate against the grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold killing of Eric Garner. The crowd, comprised of many...

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In the wake the of the murder of unarmed teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by police officer Darren Wilson and the ongoing protests demanding justice, many groups have written letters of solidarity to the...

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“We shut down two downtown malls, a train station, and several intersections. The police tried to keep us from exercising our democratic right to protest in downtown Seattle, setting up barricades and even throwing two...

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After the failure of the Grand Jury to indict Officer Darren Wilson, protests erupted in over 170 cities across the US demanding justice for Mike Brown and an end to systemic racism.  Below we report...

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