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Portland’s mayor and the state's governor have not taken action to address the widely-shared grievances against law enforcement, preferring to deliver a movement deathblow aimed at protesters, writes Shamus Cooke.

Malik Miah writes the decision of the Kentucky Grand Jury to not file murder charges against two white police officers who killed Breonna Taylor shows the United States legal system is criminal, unjust and needs to be replaced.

Protests have erupted across the United States in response to the announcement that none of the police officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s death will be charged, writes Malik Miah.

The 2020 US presidential election is between Black Lives Matter, a multiracial democracy — and white supremacy, writes Malik Miah. The outcome is open, but continuing to mobilise in the streets is essential.

US President Donald Trump has done his utmost to encourage far-right militia groups by rationalising their actions and expressing a broad ideological continuity with the white nationalist philosophy that underscores them, writes Rupen Savoulian.

Trump's demagogic intervention dominated the recent Republican Convention, writes Barry Sheppard

The contrasting treatment by the police of the white vigilante and Jacob Blake make clear the double standard of “race” and racism in the United States, writes Malik Miah

Dave Zirin argues striking players are posing the question that all great strikes pose: “Which side are you on?”

However significant Kamala Harris' candidacy is as the first Black and South Asian woman candidate nominated to high office by either major party, Malik Miah argues it is not a reason for working people to actively campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Green Left hosts Chloe Ds and Jacob Andrewartha speak to Black rights activist and revolutionary socialist Malik Miah about recent developments in the Black Lives Matter movement, what has been achieved to date, and the challenges ahead.

United States President Donald Trump is planning to sabotage the November election in order to throw it into chaos, writes Barry Sheppard.

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.

The Maritime Union of Australia (Sydney branch) has thrown its support behind the Black deaths in custody campaign. McAleer and Paul Keating told Liv Adams and Rachel Evans that the Gurindji people's walk-off from Wave Hill in the Northern Territory remains an inspiration.

NSW Police arrested and fined several people for supporting the family of David Dungay Jr who are campaigning for justice, reports Pip Hinman.

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.

In this song, DOBBY and BARKAA call for immediate action to bring justice to the families of the 438 Indigenous people who died in police custody since the 1991 Royal Commission into Indigenous Deaths In Custody.

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