Author Vicky Osterweil links property and the role of police in protecting that property to the broader concept of looting.
COVID-19 and caste dynamics in India
The Growth in the Americas initiative “is a new Plan Puebla Panamá”
Indigenous Rapanui people have connected their struggle for autonomy to Chile's social explosion.
A note of thanks from outgoing TF editor Dawn Marie Paley.
A peek into India’s protest art during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alyshia Gálvez's book is a call to action to consider food and diet as an integral part of political economy.
A look at the history of Chile's powerful feminist movement with photos from the uprising that began last October.
Indigenous peoples in Paraguay are living a “double emergency” due to structural inequality, land theft, and the novel coronavirus.
Currently, the US has 7,000 military personnel on rotational deployment in Africa, while France has 7,500.
Unconditional backing for Israel is common cause among all US administrations.
A reflection on this summer’s uprising for Black life and the transformative power of abolition.
An interview with prison abolitionist, educator and activist Miriame Kaba by the Beyond Prisons podcast.
If reducing harm to society is the goal, a cost-benefit analysis shows cannabis prohibition has failed.
The pandemic has compelled Indian sex workers to come forward and seek their rightful status as legal workers in India.
The uprising for Black life sparked off by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has found echo in Portugal
Over the past month, migrant workers in Russia have faced retaliatory round-ups, harassment and brutal treatment at the hands of police.
A first hand consideration of how solidarity actions can reproduce inequality in Lebanese society.
A conversation between Hong Kong and Lebanese protesters.
Conversations about the history of policing often focus on the last 400 years, but they can be extended far beyond — all the way to ancient Egypt.
An essay on the writing of Oscar Wilde, anarchism and pitfalls of puritainism.
A daughter recovers the memory of her father, lost to espionage at the dawn of the modern oil age.
Rising waters threaten Mashpee Wampanoag tribe’s livelihood, pow wows, and an ancient game called Fireball.
As federal agents snatch anti-racist activists in the US, it is important not to congeal disappearance as a practice of Cold War dictatorships.
Half a million people work as artisanal miners in Zimbabwe, where they face violence, theft and environmental harms.
The London Renters Union has sometimes said, provocatively, that ‘There’s no such thing as a good landlord.’
The racist discourse of the Bolsonaro government together with the COVID-19 pandemic wreak havoc on Quilombola communities in the Amazon.
Left with few options in pandemic lockdown, Venezuelan migrants are braving half a continent and dangerous conditions to return home.
For Rufina Bazlova, if the revolution can't be live-tweeted, it must be embroidered instead.
The new strengthened neighborhood watchmen can further monitor and suppress Erdogan's political opponents under the pretext of public security and combating crimes.
A lawsuit alleges Breonna Taylor died because Louisville was trying to arrest its way toward economic redevelopment.
Looking ahead to recovery from the pandemic, we fear an acceleration of evictions of Indigenous peoples from their lands.
The history of a port at Beirut stretches back to as far as the 15th century BC.
Why Haiti should be at the center of the global movement for reparations.
The Dispossessed is a searing manifesto against the monstrous inhumanity of the US led global border regime.
Voices from grassroots resistance against a proposed train that promises to usher in major transformations in southern Mexico.
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the apathy of elites and leaders towards the workers who keep cities running.
An unpublished 2015 interview reminds us of the relevance of Berta’s powerful legacy, more than four years after her assassination.
More than 400 people have sustained eye injuries in Chile since October 2019.
One of the lawsuits says citizens rightly fear “being thrown into a van by anonymous agents.”
Over two million people were in the streets of Santiago on International Women's Day this year, the last major protest before Chile's COVID lockdown.
The civilian half of Sudan's transitional government has struggled to assert or leverage its moral authority in the face of military intransigence.
Mexican government pushes ahead with a paced herd immunity approach to the coronavirus pandemic.
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