At the root of Nigeria’s #EndSARS movement is a popular rejection of corruption, exploitation, and the abuse of poor and working-class people. But the movement is also a rejection of neoliberalism, militarism, and a bloody history of U.S. imperialism and European colonization.
Amid a terrifying surge in COVID-19 cases, millions are defying public health warnings and traveling for Thanksgiving—a grimly fitting situation, given the central role of contagious diseases in the genocide of this continent’s Native people.
This week, Marc Steiner asks how progressives will maintain pressure on the Democratic Party now that the election is over, and we speak to Rennie Davis, one of the Chicago 7, about how mobilization around the Vietnam War compares to movements today.
TRNN is excited to announce the upcoming launch of “Decolonized News Hour,” a groundbreaking show featuring the latest stories from Indian Country, in all its underappreciated diversity, and investigations of current issues from Native perspectives.
The U.S. spends billions incarcerating the largest prison population in the world, but prison abolition still sounds too abstract for many people to think about. Here’s what it would actually look like.
We ask why police suddenly left all their tear gas and rubber bullets at the office while Trump supporters took to the streets for the Million MAGA March in Washington, DC.
Former US global media agency CEO John Lansing worked hard to consolidate his power. His Republican successor, Michael Pack, is putting those powers to use, and compromising the journalistic independence of the US taxpayer-funded news networks he oversees.
Indiana mother Jennifer Fleming speaks out about the brutal and excessive police dog attack on her 19-year-old daughter, and calls for police to rethink how these animals and their handlers are trained.
In the second episode of the Marc Steiner Show, DeRay McKesson talks about his victorious Supreme Court case against a police officer, and how the left has the numbers, but not the organization. Then, TaNesha Barnes and Dr. Lester Spence debate the best recourse for Black Americans after an election where 71 million voters actively supported—or ignored—Donald Trump’s racism.
Minneapolis, Louisville, Kenosha, Portland—these cities, among others, have all seen police respond with violence to protests for racial justice this year. However, anti-abortion protesters almost never elicit a police response, even with their long history of violence at clinics.