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President Donald Trump has targeted the Black Lives Matter movement as “left wing anarchists” and “terrorists”. But the real agent provocateurs are in the White House and its federal agencies, writes Malik Miah.

Barry Sheppard speaks to Green Party of the United States presidential candidate Howie Hawkins.

Mainstream political figures have denounced United States President Donald Trump's deployment of federal agents onto the streets of Portland as an “unconstitutional invasion”, writes Susan Price.

Unidentified federal agents continue their campaign of lawless violence against Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon, causing the protests to grow in reaction, writes Barry Sheppard. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is threatening to send more agents into other cities to wreak havoc.

Black Lives Matter leaders stand on the shoulders of civil rights movement of the 1960s, writes Malik Miah. John Lewis's life reflects the power of that revolutionary leadership and its inspiration for today's new leaders.

In the midst of a surge in COVID-19 cases, President Trump is demanding schools be completely reopened in August-September, putting students and staff at risk, writes Barry Sheppard.

Tens of thousands of workers and others plan to “Strike for Black Lives” on July 20, writes Malik Miah. Fast food, ride-share, nursing home and airport workers in more than 25 cities are expected to walk off the job for a full-day strike.

A US court has delivered a major win to Indigenous organisers and climate activists — and a significant blow to the fossil fuel industry and the Trump administration, writes Jessica Corbett.

US President Donald Trump is doubling down on his race war agenda, while Democratic party mayors are succumbing to pressure and seeking to undermine the Black Lives Matter movement, writes Malik Miah.

John Bellamy Foster argues that understanding how the transmission of viruses between species occurs is crucial to grasping the full dimensions of the overall metabolic crisis affecting humanity.

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