Category: The Nation
Law Enforcement’s Warrior Complex Is on Full Display in the Streets — And in Leaked Documents
Hacked documents from the early weeks of the ongoing protest movement illustrate one of Black Lives Matter’s central observations: Policing in the United States functions as a military occupation.
New York’s City Hall Encampment Is a Middle Finger to Our Elected Leaders
A ragtag group of strangers is taking care of New Yorkers—including homeless comrades—better than the City is.
Colonialism Made Puerto Rico Vulnerable to Coronavirus Catastrophe
If Washington keeps ignoring the US territory, it could spell disaster.
New York City Joins the Global Insurrection Against Neoliberalism and Repression
Organizers are connecting protests against austerity and police brutality in the New York City subway to the growing resistance in the Global South.
‘Biba Guåhan!’: How Guam’s Indigenous Activists Are Confronting Military Colonialism
As the federal government tries to expand its control of the island, the CHamoru are ready to rise in resistance.
America’s Colonial Climate Crisis
What should the United States’ island territories expect from rising sea levels and global warming?
‘This Isn’t Your Island’: Why Northern Mariana Islanders Are Facing Down the US Military
Residents of the US commonwealth have discovered an apparently illegal Navy strategy to help it construct Pacific bombing ranges.
ICE Is Terrorizing Iraqi-American Communities
The immigration-enforcement agency has launched a deportation campaign involving coercion, “demonstrably false” court declarations, and outright lies.
Capitalism Is Responsible for Your Depressing Office Building
Over a century ago, John Ruskin predicted how ugly and inhuman industrialized capitalism would become.
21 Savage Is Every Immigrant
The rapper’s dramatic arrest is typical of ICE’s race-baiting and fear-mongering.