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Wolf Warrior Diplomacy: Israeli Attempts to Play Both the US and China are Backfiring

    Wolf Warrior Diplomacy: Israeli Attempts to Play Both the US and China are Backfiring

Israel’s balancing act is floundering. It is no longer able to reap America’s unconditional and, often, blind support, while simultaneously benefiting from China’s growing economic influence and political prestige. Thanks to the heated cold war between the U.S. and Chinese economic superpowers, the Israeli strategy of playing both sides is unlikely to pay dividends in…

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Attorney Resigns From Use of Force Committee After Being Shot, Gassed by Denver Police

    Attorney Resigns From Use of Force Committee After Being Shot, Gassed by Denver Police

Elisabeth Epps, a Colorado-based attorney and bail activist, publicly resigned from the Denver Police Department’s Use of Force Committee last night after being shot and tear gassed by the same force she was trying to regulate. “Plenty of Black folks will shuck & jive for ya, it just can’t be me anymore,” Epps said via…

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Democrats Recently Voted to Give Trump Even MORE Police Power

    Democrats Recently Voted to Give Trump Even MORE Police Power

Even as the president has overseen a nationwide wave of police brutality in response to the George Floyd protests, Democrats are voting to increase the executive branch and the national security state’s powers. Last week, the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to reauthorize the questionably named USA FREEDOM Act, an updated and amended version…

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Margaret Kimberley: Black Misleaders Are Seeking an End to Grassroots Protest

    Margaret Kimberley: Black Misleaders Are Seeking an End to Grassroots Protest

New York City (BAR) — The aftermath of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis, Minnesota police has created a national political crisis. The revulsion caused by this latest killing caught on camera spawned protests in Minneapolis and all over the country. Black people are the angriest, knowing they are at risk of the…

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Lee Camp: 19 Facts About American Policing That Will Blow Your Mind

  Lee Camp: 19 Facts About American Policing That Will Blow Your Mind

With all the protests and anger and violence across the country, a justified discussion about policing has begun on our corporate media airwaves. (I would say the discussion is overdue, but in fact, we’ve had it roughly every three years for the past 40 years.) However, despite all the coverage, a deeper debate sits ignored…

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The Forgotten Coup Against ‘The Most Loyal Ally’

  The Forgotten Coup Against ‘The Most Loyal Ally’

The Australian High Court has ruled that correspondence between the Queen and the Governor-General of Australia, her viceroy in the former British colony, is no longer “personal” and the property of Buckingham Palace. Why does this matter? Secret letters written in 1975 by the Queen and her man in Canberra, Sir John Kerr, can now…

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Lawyers of George Floyd Family to Open UN Human Rights Case, Seek Sanctions Against US

  Lawyers of George Floyd Family to Open UN Human Rights Case, Seek Sanctions Against US

Over the past few months, the latest in a long history of extrajudicial killings of Black Americans has claimed the lives of three people: Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year old man gunned down in February by a gang of armed white men who chased him through a South Georgia neighborhood; Breonna Taylor, massacred in her own home…

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Lessons from Palestine: America’s People of Color Need a Sustained Resistance Movement

  Lessons from Palestine: America’s People of Color Need a Sustained Resistance Movement

Will Smith was quoted saying that racism isn’t getting worse, it’s getting filmed, and indeed, it is being filmed a lot lately. No sooner did we begin to recover from one victim of racist violence, the next victim is slain. Just as we began to wrap our heads around the murder of Breonna Taylor, we…

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Austin Police Respond to Police Brutality Protest with Violent Crackdowns

  Austin Police Respond to Police Brutality Protest with Violent Crackdowns

The protests against police brutality, which have gripped the nation as a result of the police murder of George Floyd, reached the capital of Texas on Saturday as thousands of mostly young and outraged Austin residents of all colors flooded one of the city’s most vital arteries, taking over I-35 just where it overlooks Austin…

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US Considers New Weapons for Saudi Arabia as Kingdom Renews Yemen Border Bombings

  US Considers New Weapons for Saudi Arabia as Kingdom Renews Yemen Border Bombings

YEMEN-SAUDI BORDER — At seven years old, Radhiah Issa’s wide-eyed screams of panic and fear were understandable. Even an adult would be forgiven for waking up in a heated panic after discovering much of their body wrapped in blood-soaked bandages and laying in an unfamiliar room. Radhiah was in the family home of a Yemeni…

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