Unrest continues in Peru, where 17 people were killed January 9 in the city of Juliaca, in a southern province. This comes after days of a national strike against the parliamentary coup that ousted President Pedro Castillo. Kawsachun News and Clau O'Brien Moscoso report from the ground.
On Dec. 14, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams and other armed police officers from eight different federal, state, county, and city police agencies conducted a raid on those camping out in the Atlanta forest in hopes of preventing the construction of the largest U.S. police training facility that opponents have dubbed “Cop City.”
The triumphant and hopeful end scenes in "Ferguson Rises" are a sobering reminder that mere representation without radical or justice-focused politics often replicates the system, writes Jacqueline Luqman.
“Unapologetic” is a much-needed exposé into the actual lives of actual activists. It reveals that the “people in the streets” are ordinary folks struggling with ordinary life, but they also have the extraordinary desire to challenge and change this system because, as Black women and Black queer people, they also struggle with the extraordinary burdens heaped upon them by this society.
The colonial-capitalist West is prepared to sacrifice everything and everyone in order to maintain its global dominance, even if it means destroying the planet and everyone on it.