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George Floyd protest by the White House May 30 2020

Anatomy of a counter-insurgency

The defanging of the George Floyd Uprising was not accidental but was rather a deliberate attempt on the part of the American ruling class to regain social control in the wake of the largest and most militant protests in recent memory. This article examines the dimensions of how this defanging took place: how, within the […]

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National Post Vancouver Riot- Police made mistakes, says author report on 1994 ...

“A riot is the language of the unheard”

More than 50 years ago (on 14 April 1967), Martin Luther King Jr. delivered one of his famous speeches, on “The Other America,” at Stanford University.* King patiently explained to the audience of students and faculty members that, while in his view “riots are socially destructive and self-defeating,” they are “in the final analysis. . […]

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Thank you, rioters

Thank you, rioters

Once again, Black America has surged to the front lines of the global struggle. This year, the United States has stood out primarily as a leading centre of right-wing lunacy, political breakdown and murderous incompetence in the pandemic. Now, it is showing the world something else: the potential for sudden eruptions of mass resistance that […]

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A view of Maunakea in Hawaii, captured in a video published by the community of Maunakea protesters called Pu'uhonua o Pu'uhuluhulu in December 2019. (Image: © Pu'uhonua o Pu'uhuluhulu/Youtube)

Mauna Kea: Day 125

This documentary short film captures the meaning and importance of Mauna Kea to the native Hawaiian people and why they stand to protect this sacred land.

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