* Governor Walker Tries To Co-opt #TakeakneeIn his typical I have no idea what’s going on here mode, Governor Scott Walker urged the NFLto stop the current player protests and go after domestic violence. Most of us are aware that the protests are about violence against minorities and particularly police violence against black men…including the killing of a number of unarmed black men in questionable police activities. And like so many…View On WordPress
* Democracy Now!’s show on August 14 takes an in-depth look
at the “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally in Charlottesville,
Virginia, on August 12 that erupted into violence, resulting in three
After a torchlit march of hundreds on the University of Virginia
campus, more than 1000 white nationalists descended on the city on
August 11 to oppose a plan to remove a statue of Confederate General
Robert E. Lee from a city park. They were met by anti-racist
counterdemonstrators, and fights broke out before the rally began.
Witnesses report police did little to intervene.
Shortly after the protest began, a man later identified as James Alex
Fields drove his vehicle into a crowd of counterdemonstrators in what
many are calling an act of terrorism. A local paralegal named Heather
Heyer was killed in the attack, and at least 19 others were injured. Two
Virginia state troopers also died Saturday when their helicopter
crashed en route to the scene of the violence. The next day, US
President Donald Trump addressed reporters at his golf resort in
Bedminster, New Jersey, blaming the violence in Charlottesville on “many
In the video below (followed by transcript) Democracy Now! talks
with Brandy Gonzalez, who survived the car rampage, and Lisa Moore, a
registered nurse who assisted a victim of the car attack…..Read on:-
* Is Violence the Way to Fight Racism?Protesters “Eyes” | Portland Or | June 4th 2017 – Editorial credit: Jesse Adam Davis / Shutterstock.com
Commentary from Project Syndicate
By Peter Singer
PRINCETON – Should rallies by neo-Nazis and white supremacists be met with violence?
That question was raised by the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12. White supremacists held a rally to protest the planned removal from a…View On WordPress
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