On 24 June, leader of the Greater New York Black Lives Matter Hawk Newsome stated that if the movement sparked by the killing of George Floyd does not bring about tangible results the protesters will change the system forcibly. According to US observers, Newsome's remark is unsurprising and speaks volumes about BLM's true goals.
According to Ofcom, UK adults spent a quarter of their waking day online during the lockdown. Alongside this, we’ve seen tech giants like Amazon and Netflix claim record profits as a result of the pandemic, but there are still some doubts about the stability of the tech industry in the face of coronavirus.
On Monday, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan announced that the authorities will work with community leaders and African-American organisations to dismantle the so-called Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone following the rise in gun violence there. US observers have discussed whether Durkan will be able to uproot the violence she allowed to happen.
Jamal Muhamed, aka “DJ One Luv,” the host of the Luv Lounge radio show and the Old School Lunch Bag Mix on Square 1 radio, joined Radio Sputnik’s Political Misfits Thursday to discuss how artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology are increasingly being used by US police to target innocent Black people.
The autonomous zone's residents claim that they can regulate the community without the presence of law enforcement, but some CHAZ leaders say some people are already leaving the area, having become discontent with the situation there.
A US federal grand jury has unveiled a new superseding indictment against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange. However, the filing brings no new charges. A journalist told Sputnik that what Assange does is no different from other reporters and the indictment is an attempt to sour Assange’s name in the media again.
On Wednesday, the US federal court of appeals ordered District Judge Emmet Sullivan to dismiss the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, as earlier requested by the DOJ. Foreign relations experts have discussed the Flynn case in the light of newly released documents unearthed by the general's defence team.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - China seems unlikely to be joining what the United States hopes will become a trilateral deal on nuclear arms cuts any time soon due to a lack of clarity from Washington, Daryl Kimball, the head of the Arms Control Association, said on Thursday.
Pyongyang's temporary rejection of military action, which the country has threatened Seoul with for more than a week, came as a surprise to many. North Korea doesn't appear to be one of those nations that does not fulfill its promises.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The future of 5G-dependent tech infrastructure in India seems lost in uncertainty because of the coronavirus pandemic as the country was scheduled to conduct its 5G trials at the beginning of this year, but was forced to delay due to the critical global health, economic, and political situation for a year, reports say.
According to statements made public in the British press, the European Union is afraid of being left "fighting for its survival" if the UK secures a strong trade deal at the end of the Brexit transition.
Property experts in the UK have on Wednesday warned that the demand for office space in city skyscrapers will be diminished, even after the coronavirus pandemic is over, following a major shift in the commercial property market.
Police bosses urged victims of hate crime to come forward as they fear innocent people could be targeted after a suspected terror attack in Reading. The attack over the weekend left 3 people dead, and three others injured. The motives for the attack are not yet known, but the police have charted the murderer under the Terrorism Act of 2000.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday revealed that he seeks to turn the nationwide protests to his political advantage. Speaking to supporters in Phoenix Arizona, the most recent venue for the Republican’s 2020 presidential campaign, Trump vowed to prevent “the left-wing mob” from pushing the US into chaos.
Major mining companies have given a "low priority" to grievances of mine-workers and affected communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a network of labour, environmental and human rights activists.
As COVID-19 cases surge in US states like Florida, California, Arizona and Texas, US President Donald Trump has advised his administration to slow down testing, a clear indicator of his inept response to the outbreak, investigative reporter and columnist Dave Lindorff told Sputnik Wednesday.
Russia and the US have resumed talks on extending the 2011 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START). However, while Moscow is interested in the prolongation of the accords, Donald Trump is unlikely to strike a deal before the elections, opines Austrian political scientist Heinz Gärtner.
Though the Black Lives Matter Global Network positions itself as a charity, its funding and spending are not transparent, while its activities appear partisan and less than peaceful, say Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel and Robert Bishop, retired corporate CPA, suspecting the entity may be involved in potential fraud and money laundering schemes.
Tributes are being paid to the victims of the knife attack that occurred in Reading this weekend. Three people are dead and three others have been confirmed to be injured after a lone assailant carried out the attack.
A grassroots campaign has been launched for seven officials from the Evo Morales administration seeking safe passage from the Mexican Embassy in Bolivia. But the Jeanine Anez coup administration has denied the officials amnesty, sparking further concerns of international law violations under the interim right-wing government, it has been revealed.