Racist government policies fuel deaths in custody
Paddy Gibson examines how racist government policies have led to the surge in Indigenous imprisonment and deaths in custody
Defund the police—until we can abolish them completely
The demand to defund the police has resonated with the multi-ethnic Black Lives Matter demonstrations in hundreds of US cities.
United States—a history of revolts against racism
Alongside a terrible history of vicious racism in the US, there is a tradition of militant anti-racism. Yuri Prasad looks back at when black and white people have fought back together against the system
Eyewitness from LA: Burning rage engulfs the US in rebellion against racism
The combination of the public health crisis, with the pandemic killing people of colour at the highest rates, the economic misery many face due to lockdowns, and Trump’s catastrophic leadership have created a tinderbox which Floyd’s execution set aflame.
Rebellion against racist cops and a racist system sweeps the US
Night after night of mass protests and riots have swept the US following the brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis.
‘The video of George Floyd took me back to when I saw my uncle’s death’
Paul Silva, whose uncle David Dungay Jr died in custody in disturbingly similar circumstances to George Floyd in Minneapolis, sends a message of solidarity to the uprising in the US.