police violence

Militarizing Schools, Criminalizing Students

February 26, 2018

Since 1999, 10,000 additional police officers have been placed at schools, with no impact on violence. Meanwhile, about one million students have been arrested for acts previously punishable by detention or suspension, and black students are three times more likely to be arrested than their white peers, says policy analyst Samuel Sinyangwe

Can the Spain-Catalan Crisis Be Resolved?

October 4, 2017

The only way to diffuse the situation would be for Madrid and Catalonia to sit down and discuss a serious reform of Spain’s constitution–but current Spanish leadership is unlikely to take that step, says Oberlin professor Sebastian Faber

Catalonia Strikes Over Suppression of Independence Vote

October 3, 2017

Tens of thousands took to the streets to oppose a police crackdown that left hundreds hospitalized

Race, class and opportunity

August 28, 2013
Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: If Dr. King Was Alive Today He Would Be In The Streets Holding Leaders Accountable

Protests In Spain

September 18, 2012
Spain’s struggling public sector workers and the unemployed converged on Spain’s capitol to denounce their governments decision to implement deeper spending cuts. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced last month an additional $85 billon more in austerity measures, accompanied with higher taxes, and possibly request more bailout funds. As a result, Spaniards are turning to more…