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Poverty looks like state violence, especially if you’re black, and working class. Once again this was highlighted on Monday when an off-duty Cincinnati Police Officer tased an 11-year-old girl at Queen City Kroger grocery store....

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Two Seattle police officers who shot a black man in 2016 have filed a defamation lawsuit aimed at silencing socialist City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and any public figure speaking against police killings. The two officers...

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The family did not know what hit them. Stephon Clark’s grandmother knew she needed to get everyone down on the floor and stay there as 20 bullets were rapidly unloaded into their backyard. She did...

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Angelika Teweleit, Sozialistische Alternative (SAV – CWI in Germany) Police intimidation could not deter mass protests of 76,000 taking to the streets of Hamburg last Saturday, July 8, loudly protesting the G20 summit held in...

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Jail the Killer Cops! Black Lives Matter Below is the text of the leaflet Socialist Alternative members have been handing out at solidarity rallies for Charleena Lyles and Philando Castile. Download the national leaflet here,...

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Rahm Emanuel Must Go Laquan McDonald’s murder might bring down one of the most powerful corporate-backed politicians in the country, Rahm Emanuel. Even mainstream corporate newspapers like the New York Times are openly speculating that...

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By Ty Moore, Minneapolis “Our city is not too far from burning like Baltimore because as the violence, disparities, and erasure of people of color grows, so will the people’s rage and desire for justice,”...

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have lifted the lid on the ugly reality of “criminal justice” in Ferguson. ...

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On the evening of Friday, March 6, Tony Robinson, an unarmed, black 19-year-old, was killed in his own home by Madison police officer Matt Kenny. He was shot five times. Robinson has joined the ranks...

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American society today is in a state of simmering discontent. Space is growing for a fightback in workplaces, on the streets, and at the ballot box....

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