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George Floyd Protests: US Arrests Now Higher Than Hong Kong Protest Total Figures

    George Floyd Protests: US Arrests Now Higher Than Hong Kong Protest Total Figures

After just over a week of demonstrations, the number of Americans arrested in the George Floyd protests far exceeds that of over a year’s worth of protests in Hong Kong. A survey of just 30 police departments conducted on Tuesday found that they had collectively detained over 11,000 individuals, meaning the actual number detained across the…

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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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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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Agent Provocateurs: Police at Protests All Over the Country Caught Destroying Property

  Agent Provocateurs: Police at Protests All Over the Country Caught Destroying Property

The United States is on fire. Since the police killing of George Floyd on May 26, millions have taken to the streets in protest, clashing with police. At least 11 people have died, and thousands have been arrested. 15 states (plus Washington, D.C.) have called in the National Guard to quash protests raging in over…

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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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National Guard, Now Authorized to Use Live Ammo, Flood America’s Streets

  National Guard, Now Authorized to Use Live Ammo, Flood America’s Streets

The national security state and the military are joining forces with the police and national guard to counter the nationwide protest movement that has exploded since the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd on Monday. In response to the police capitulation in Minneapolis, leaving their precinct to be burned down, Minnesota governor Tim…

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George Floyd Protests: Police Escalating Violence Across America

  George Floyd Protests: Police Escalating Violence Across America

Six days after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd, asphyxiating him by keeping his knee on his neck for nearly nine minutes, America is still burning with outrage. Violent clashes have broken out across the nation as the killing has proven to be a catalyst for protests against a racist justice system. While some…

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Media Elite Denounce Looting Even as Billionaires Reap Record Profits from Taxpayer-Funded Bailouts

  Media Elite Denounce Looting Even as Billionaires Reap Record Profits from Taxpayer-Funded Bailouts

The extrajudicial killing of African-American man George Floyd by Police Officer Derek Chauvin sparked a storm of protests both in Minneapolis and across the country. These have included large peaceful demonstrations, but also arson, destruction of property and looting. Police have abandoned multiple precincts in the face of overwhelming popular rage. The Reverend Martin Luther…

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