A community organizer in Columbia, South Carolina, told Sputnik that the past seven weeks of militant protests against racism in the face of increasing police repression and intimidation tactics have awakened a new generation to the state’s long history of Black radical struggle.
US President Donald Trump threatened to veto this year’s proposed $740 billion defense bill if it includes an amendment requiring the Pentagon to rechristen bases named after Confederate leaders. However, the president is unlikely to veto anything regarding the military, award-winning foreign correspondent Jon Jeter told Political Misfits.
Authorities in California’s San Francisco Bay Area are investigating an unapproved “White Lives Matter” mural that was painted on a road in the East Bay city of Martinez and then defaced in a counter-protest.
The techniques and weaponry at the core of US police militarization are pioneered abroad on the front lines of the US war machine and its client states, a laboratory where the line between protester and insurgent becomes blurred by a militarized, foreign occupation. At the center of this dynamic are Israel and Iraq.
Botswana officials have warned that a new pathogen may be to blame for the deaths of hundreds of elephants in the country.
The National Hockey Leauge (NHL) decided to suspend the season on 12 March amid the vast increase in the number of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the United States.
An Amazon spokesperson revealed Friday evening that an email sent to employees Friday morning requiring that they remove the video-sharing app TikTok from their company mobile devices was sent in error.
The total coronavirus count has surpassed 12.3 million cases worldwide, while the death toll from the infection is over 557,000, according to John Hopkins University.