How Durham, NC became the first U.S. city to ban police exchanges with Israel

Manal Sidawi of the Muslim American Public Affairs Council reads a prayer during a rally in support of Demilitarize Durham2Palestine’s proposed resolution banning police exchanges between Durham Police and Israel outside Durham City Hall on April 16. The resolution later passed 6-0, making Durham the first city in the country to ban the practice. (Photo: Sammy Hanf) by Zaina Alsous[…]

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Anti-riot policemen blocked members of the GABRIELA (Women's Group) who denounce the planned visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to attend the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders summit during a protest outside the U.S. embassy in metro Manila, Philippines, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

As Trump Visits ASEAN Summit, Philippine Groups Stage Huge Anti-Imperialist Rallies

Reprinted from TeleSUR IN PICTURES: “The ASEAN Summit translates to unlimited exploitation and unlimited plunder,” said Anakbayan National Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo. Mass movements from across the Philippines have staged huge protests across Metro Manila to protest the ASEAN summit and the visit of U.S. President Donald Trump, sparking massive repression by Philippine National Police personnel tasked with guarding the summit.[…]

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Students win latest battle against white supremacy at Columbia

Reprinted from Workers’ World website. New York —After a storm of criticism, Columbia University administrators have stopped their investigation of students who shut down the October appearance of a white supremacist there. Columbia has centuries of ties to white supremacy. Executive Vice President for University Life Suzanne Goldberg reportedly emailed students on Oct. 30, saying charges were being dropped against[…]

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Kaepernick and True Protest

Freedom Rider: Kaepernick and True Protest   by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley “What should have been a righteous protest in support of Kaepernick and, by extension, all black people was turned upside down and sapped of any significance.” National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick is getting the same treatment all black people do when they dare to[…]

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