Category: Police State/Dictatorship

Homeless leader speaks on homeless realities

February 2016

During police sweeps you have a few minutes to save your belongings if you are lucky. Cities have no intention of preserving or keeping it for you. The intention is to purposely …

Victory for the Homeless

February 2016

On December 15, 2015, after 18 months of struggle, the homeless in Santa Clara County won written commitments from the San Jose …

The homeless stand up for their rights

February 2016

Here’s a true story I want to tell you. It all started on September 25, 2015. Merced, California was having a Homeless Connect event. A lot of us …

Benton Harbor rally for Rev. Pinkney

December 2015

On Nov. 24, 2015, Benton Harbor activists gathered in front of the Berrien County Court House to rally for Rev. Ed Pinkney’s freedom. He has been …

A nation of immigrants

December 2015

“The United States IS a nation of immigrants. The colonization of America was the result of revolutionary changes taking place in the methods of producing the necessities …

Police with guns in high schools

December 2015

I am a high school student in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Even back in middle school, I have always been aware of police on my …

What we must do to stop the rising police state

December 2015

The recent publicity around the 2014 murder of Laquan McDonald by Chicago police has again focused a spotlight on the campaign of terror the police are waging …

Fighting Chicago police violence and the fight for a new society

December 2015

The execution in 2014 of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago cop has sparked the city’s worst scandal in decades and growing calls for “Mayor 1%” Rahm …

Water Wars Escalate In Flint, MI

December 2015

“The thought of people being put out of their homes because the water has been cut off and it’s been cut off illegally is very emotional to me.” — Val Washington, Flint …

Threat to democracy and jury system in water trial

December 2015

In July of 2014, nine protesters were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct as they blocked Homrich trucks hired by the city from leaving their …