Radical Women and Freedom Socialist Party organizers Gina Petry and attorney Val Carlson speak to KPFK radio.
civil liberties & police
To really curb cop violence, more community control is absolutely required.
In Australia, a call to disaffiliate the Victorian Police Association from the state Trades Hall Council, backed by Aboriginal and refugee movements, is gaining steam.
Emily Woo Yamasaki and Nga Bui of Radical Women and the Freedom Socialist Party speak on today’s anti-racist upsurge and their work in the NYC Campaign for an Elected Civilian Review Board.
First-hand account of how and why rank-and-file unionists kicked the Seattle police guild out of the Martin Luther King County Labor council.
An update on Seattle mayor redbaiting attack on the only socialist on the Seattle City Council. Readers weigh in on not prosecuting Black lives protesters, prisoner rights, campaign reform, and suspending the use of money.
Durante décadas, los manifestantes contra la brutalidad policial garabateaban los nombres de las personas asesinadas en cartulinas y marchaban por las calles. Cuando se publicó otro video y se descubrió otro asesinato, la lista de los caídos se hizo más larga. Los políticos se quedaron callados, y los policías mantuvieron sus empleos, y siguieron siendo… Read more »
Militant Black youth sounded a battle cry against police abuse that has ignited the largest multiracial, multi-generation protest in recent US history.
FSP indicts the Trump administration for anti-constitutional use of unmarked federal agents to suppress activists and demands remedies including elected civilian review boards.
Seattle-area labor council expels police union — an opening salvo in reviving a fighting labor movement
Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity in Seattle reports on how the Martin Luther King County Labor Council became the first AFL-CIO body to expel a police union from its ranks.