Timeline: From Student Rebellion to General Strike in Chile
What’s going on in Chile? A crash course on the recent protests—and their roots in economic inequality and state violence.
Violet GlaserOctober 24, 2019
As Climate Activists March, Water Protectors Are Locked Up
Millions of people throughout the world are mobilizing to confront climate change, but Red Fawn Fallis is set to spend nearly five years in jail after defending Standing Rock. As thousands of climate activists from indigenous communities and the Global South are being killed and imprisoned, the struggle for climate justice must include decolonization and anti-imperialism.
Violet GlaserOctober 3, 2019
“Looking for a Fight”: Police Escalate Violence Against Counter-Protesters at Boston’s “Straight Pride”
On August 31, protesters turned out in hundreds to stand up against the homophobic, xenophobic “straight pride parade” in Boston. The state deployed police forces from across Massachusetts to protect the fascist march and violently repress counter-protesters. A participant in the confrontation recounts the events and explains why the left needs its own bodies of self-defense to combat the right and the state.
Violet GlaserSeptember 11, 2019
No Rainbow Capitalism: The Five Worst Corporations to Kick Out of Pride
Pride parades across the countries are full of corporate booths and floats. We've picked the five most heinous corporate sponsors. These companies drape themselves in rainbow flags while hurting LGBTQ+ people around the world.
Violet GlaserJune 29, 2019