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On October 5, 2018, a Chicago court convicted a police officer of murder. A jury found 20-year police veteran Jason Van Dyke, guilty of 2nd degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery for the...

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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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I wonder what path I will take I hear that there’s only two ways out I see mothers bury their sons I want my mom to never feel that pain I am confused and afraid...

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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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State criminalises right to protest Paul Murphy, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) MP The “Josbstown trials”, linked to a famous protest in a local working class area of Dublin which stopped the car of then...

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Tulsa and Charlotte Uprisings At least 193 black people have been killed by police in 2016 (The Guardian). On top of police violence, the black community faces disproportionate unemployment, poverty, a lack of access to...

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The Black Lives Matter movement is shaking the country, but the majority of the Seattle City Council wants to build the most expensive police precinct in the U.S. The Seattle political establishment is trying to...

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The Twin Cities, MN – After days of escalating protests in Minnesota following the police killing of Philando Castile, the Ramsey County Attorney has charged 48 people, including two members of Socialist Alternative MN, with...

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To win victories against racism and poverty, we need mass demonstrations of hundreds of thousands of people on the streets disrupting “business as usual.”...

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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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