Tag Archives: #BlackLivesMatter

Socialist Alternative: Beyond the Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling

From the Socialist Alternative website:

The Next Steps In Queer Liberation

This month, the Supreme Court will rule on whether marriage rights should be given to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI) people across the country. The fact the Court is hearing this case reflects a welcome shift in social attitudes brought about by decades of struggle and significant marriage equality victories in state after state.… Read more ...

Scott McLarty: What’ll Happen to Bernie’s Political Revolution After Hillary Wins the Nomination?

From Scott McLarty in CounterPunch, forwarded to me by the DC Statehood Green Party:

The question needs to be asked. What will Bernie Sanders’ supporters do when “We need a political revolution” inevitably turns into “We must vote for the lesser evil”?

It seems like bad manners to bring up the likelihood that Mr.… Read more ...

Minneapolis Green City Councilor Cam Gordon working to lessen impact of police racial profiling

As reported by the Daily Minnesotan, Cam Gordon, the Green City Councilor representing District 2 in Minneapolis, has introduced a bill to repeal “lurking” and “spitting” as arrestable crimes.  Gordon is also working to obtain data from the city’s police force on the racial dynamics of policing in Minneapolis.

The Ward 2 Councilman wants to stop arrests for lower-level offenses like lurking or spitting.

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Freedom Socialist Party: ‘No Justice Without Radical Change’


The death of Michael Brown fueled protests against racist cops in Ferguson, Mo., including this one on Aug. 22, 2014. Scott Olson / Getty Images

 

Read the full article at the Freedom Socialist Party website.

February-March 2015 – Volume 36, No. 1

No justice without radical change

Monica Hill
February 2015

“No Justice, No Peace!” This ringing slogan is close to the hearts of protesters marching against police abuse in Black and Latino communities in the USA.

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