NYPD Violently Evicts City Hall Encampment in NYC
In a pre-dawn raid, riot cops cleared cleared the City Hall encampment in NYC and arrested seven protesters. Although the encampment is gone, the movement against racist and police violence is far from over.
Sybil DavisJuly 22, 2020
1,300 BLM Protesters in NYC Face Jail Time and Fines
Protesters accused of nothing more than being outside after 8 pm are facing jail time and/or hundreds of dollars in fines. Others are facing steeper charges. Part of the moment must be to drop all charges now.
Maria AurelioJuly 14, 2020
On the Ground at Abolition Park: Demonstrators Vote To Stay after City Council Passes Disastrous Budget
After the NYC City Council failed to cut the NYPD by even $1 billion, activists at the City Hall Encampment voted to remain in the space. Police tried to evict them Wednesday morning, but the encampment held strong.
Sybil DavisJuly 1, 2020
The NYC City Council Refuses to Defund the Police and Votes a Racist Anti-Worker Budget
Today the NYC City Council full of Democrats voted funding for the NYPD and attacks on the working class and oppressed.
Tatiana CozzarelliJune 30, 2020
Labor Must Defend the NYC Encampment and Join the Fight Against Racist Police
The labor movement should fight against police violence and support the City Hall encampment.
Mike PappasJune 30, 2020
Queer Liberation March Brings Tens of Thousands to the Streets — Police Attack Them with Pepper Spray
At yesterday’s Queer Liberation March for Black Lives & Against Police Brutality, the second annual march of the Reclaim Pride Coalition, cops engaged in the usual brutal oppression of protests with renewed vigor. In contrast to their behavior at the corporatized Heritage of Pride parade, in which cops march side by side with protesters, the police reminded the LGBTQ+ community that they have no place in our movements.
Olivia WoodJune 29, 2020
DSA and the Left Call Mass Action in NYC to Defund and Abolish the Police
On June 29, NYC-DSA and DSA AfroSocialist and Socialists of Color Caucus, along with members of the left, community organizations, and the labor movement, will lead a march in New York City against racist police violence and the racist system it protects.
Left VoiceJune 25, 2020
Hundreds of People #OccupyCityHall to Call for Defunding the NYPD
For the last 24 hours, hundreds of people have been occupying the park in front of City Hall in New York City. They are demanding cuts to the NYPD’s $6 billion budget. An activist reports from the ground.
Tatiana CozzarelliJune 25, 2020