Oregon-elected officials and law enforcement use the Proud Boys failed attempt to stir up trouble as an excuse to remove restrictions on violence against Black Lives Matter protesters, brutally attacking them.
Caitlin Johnstone outlines how we must continue to fight against the propaganda we are constantly fed by those in power who don’t represent our best interests.
As Black Lives Matter protesters try to navigate peacefully in the streets of Portland, the rules for doing so are constantly shifting based on the whims of the system they seek to reform.
The Portland Police are guilty of numerous crimes and they act as if the law does not apply to them, they need to be held to account. F.I. Goldhaber examines their actions.
There’s the picture painted by right-wing media about protests in Portland, Oregon, and then there’s what is actually going on. Veteran Sean Davis experiences it firsthand.
The narrative is crumbling. This is good. People are more aware than ever that anything they see can be propaganda or disinformation.
Caitlin Johnstone looks at the federal government’s militarized response to peaceful protests in Portland, defending police brutality with further brute force.
We’re living in extraordinary times, Caitlin Johnstone suggests that you be present for it. “Please prioritize your mental health at this point in history.”
The modern discourse is in trouble. Instead of protest bringing change, I’ve found that it’s quickly just become a way to hear oneself talk, and facts be damned.
With Macron buckling to the demands of the Paris protesters, it’s easy to assume that violent protest is the best avenue toward progress. But will it work outside of France?