Black Alliance for Peace: Bulletin on U.S. Domestic Militarization

The “Bulletin on U.S. Domestic Militarization” replaces “The 1033 Monthly.” This iteration aims to provide a broader look at militarization in the United States, of which the U.S. Department of Defense’s 1033 program plays a role. The internal war in the United States continues on the working class and on people outside the point of…

USA: Memphis Cops Indicted in the Beating Death of Tyre Nichols

Abayomi Azikiwe Memphis Activists Block Highway To Protest Tyre Nichols Death The brutal execution was fully captured in a police video camera mounted on a neighborhood pole. Five African American Memphis police officers assigned to the notorious special unit known as the Scorpions, have been charged with second-degree murder and other crimes which resulted in…

13-Year-Old on Ukrainian Government Kill List Speaks Out

The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal speaks to Faina Savenkova, a 13-year-old resident of the Lugansk Republic who was placed on the Myrotvorets (Peacemaker) “kill list” of the Ukrainian government after she issued a call to the United Nations for an end to the war she has lived through since 2014. Meera Terada also joins to provide…

The US Legal System is at War with the Working Class and Marginalized

Natalia Marques Protesters against police brutality in the Bronx, New York during the 2020 George Floyd uprisings (Photo: Vincent Tsai) Incarcerations, brutality, and torture are common in the US. Activists claim that this amounts to a war waged against racially marginalized, poor, and working-class people. The very laws and government agencies created to protect the…

Mexico Declares Ayotzinapa 43 Case a State Crime

Alejandra Garcia On September 26, 2014, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Normal Rural School disappeared in the Mexican city of Iguala, in the Guerrero state, and their loved ones never heard from them again. Eight years later, the controversy remains unsolved despite the families’ endless calls for justice. After two years of intense investigations, the…

Colombia is Bleeding to Death

Alejandra Garcia Even though you wouldn’t know if you only followed the corporate media, in January violence continued to spiral in Colombia. Human rights movements recorded an increase of attacks against police stations, military bases, and civilians and reported assassinations and intimidation against social leaders in several departments. In February, the panorama has been no…

Colombia Reports the Fourth Massacre of 2022

Tanya Wadhwa In the first nine days of 2022, four massacres have been perpetrated in different departments of Colombia. Photo: Radio Nacional CO/Twitter On Sunday, the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ) reported that two massacres took place in less than 24 hours in the country In the first nine days of this year,…

Colombia 2021:The Year in which State Terrorism Became Visible

Renán Vega Cantor The State and the ruling classes of Colombia, which constitute the counterinsurgent power bloc, have made use of a series of fallacies to hide the terrorist nature of the State in this country, consolidated as such for decades. The first of these fallacies, repeated ad nauseam, is that Colombia is a democratic…

New Evidence in Ayotzinapa Disappearance Case Contradicts Official Version

Tanya Wadhwa Parents and family members of the 43 disappeared students of the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ School held a peaceful march in Chilpancingo city on September 21. Photo: Sergio Ocampo/La Jornada Almost seven years after the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Rural Teachers’ College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, the struggle for…