By the Editorial Board Gaze ahead of you: the horizon is quaking, the calm between storms is passing, and the people are stirring once again in the United States, seething at the endless crimes of the Old State’s police forces, who wantonly murder the sons and daughters of the working class, especially Black and Latino workers and the poor. The ruling class can offer nothing … Continue reading The Tremors of the Masses
Photo credit: Colter Peterson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP By Ed Dalton Two months after a fierce uprising broke out at the St. Louis City Justice Center (CJC), inmates have once again revolted against the inhuman conditions and sluggish legal proceedings that have kept inmates languishing in state custody without court dates. Inmates have continued to press their grievances, including the gross mishandling of health protocols … Continue reading St. Louis: ‘We Want Court Dates!’ Inmates at City Justice Center Rebel Once Again
By Peter Cherry Melquan Barnett, a 28-year old out-of-work Black forklift operator in Erie, Pennsylvania, is facing heightened federal charges in connection to the May Uprisings. Barnett’s case is one of 319 cases of protest-related vandalism nationwide that the U.S. Attorney office has upgraded to felony charges using intentionally malleable laws, all for the purpose of striking fear into protestors and those supporting the mass … Continue reading Erie: Federal Authorities Aggressively Persecute Protester by Stretching Law
By Nélida Tello Rebellions have once again engulfed Philadelphia after the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr., a 27-year-old Black man, on Monday. Protesters rebelled demanding justice for Wallace for three consecutive days. In response, Mayor Jim Kenney issued a citywide curfew and deployed the National Guard. The police murder of Wallace was captured on camera and subsequently went viral on social media. Two Philadelphia … Continue reading Philadelphia: Uprisings Demand Justice for Walter Wallace Jr.