repression

Past is present in Latin America

January 2, 2017
The second part of our look at how governments shifted to the right in Latin America in 2016, imposing neoliberal economics in amidst high dissatisfaction with government

Joe Tropea on Anti-Vietnam War Activism

February 26, 2014
Tropea: The history of anti-Vietnam War actions shows protesters creatively adapting to state repression

Honduras

November 26, 2013
Left leaning opposition Libre Party decries electoral fraud, refuses to recognize official results indicating win for ruling right wing National Party

Profiting from Police Militarization

October 28, 2013
Kimber Heinz: Urban Shield demonstrates the militarization of security forces worldwide. Police departments and military units met with weapons contractors last weekend at the seventh annual Urban Shield expo in Oakland, California. The event was sponsored by manufacturers like Lockhead Martin, Colt Weapons, and Safariland, who produce tear gas, arms and stun grenades. The expo…

Latin America

September 22, 2013
Through harassment, arbitrary detention and violence, Mexico sweeps teachers and students

TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

September 13, 2013
Two years later, author & journalist Nathan Schneider takes a look at concrete victories and missteps of the Occupy movement

Syria Crisis Serves Fear-Mongering Inside Israel

September 3, 2013

Shir Hever: The Israeli military industrial complex rakes profits from preparations for a confrontation with Syria, while social problems and the occupation remain unaddressed

India

August 12, 2013
Dayamani Barla speaks to the Real News about her work, activism and her hopes for the future indigenous struggles in India

Egypt

July 29, 2013
Military carries out second major massacre of Muslim Brotherhood supporters as fears increase of escalating violence and a return of widespread political repression