As a Hong Kong protest leader promotes far-right condemnations of US anti-racism demonstrations and activists shut down a Black Lives Matter rally in the city, Hong Kong organizers forge close ties with hardline Republicans in Washington.
By Ajit Singh
Continue reading “Hong Kong’s ‘pro-democracy’ movement allies with far-right US politicians that seek to crush Black Lives Matter”
Ajit Singh is a lawyer and journalist. He is a contributing author to Keywords in Radical Philosophy and Education: Common Concepts for Contemporary Movements (Brill: 2019). He tweets at @ajitxsingh.
It’s hard for Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty to sell the USA as a shining example of civil liberties and democracy when the internet is drowning in pics of American killer cops beating down on anyone in sight.
Continue reading “Shocker: US state propaganda outlets censor Black Lives Matter protests”
Before becoming a media celebrity backed by banks and large corporations, activist DeRay Mckesson was a ruthless school administrator and close ally of Teach for America, boosting the education privatization movement and its attacks on teachers’ unions.
By Drew Franklin
Continue reading “DeRay Mckesson got his start in the corporate school privatization movement”
Drew Franklin is a writer and organizer.
Unhinged right-wing Venezuelan opposition leaders point to Max Blumenthal’s t-shirt as evidence of a devious plot by the government of President Nicolas Maduro to spawn chaos across the US.
By Alex Rubinstein
Continue reading “Top Venezuelan opposition leaders blame The Grayzone and Nicolas Maduro for US uprising against police brutality”
Alexander Rubinstein has covered foreign policy, police, prisons, and protests for a variety of publications including The Grayzone and Mint Press News. Follow him on Twitter at @RealAlexRubi.
From The Grayzone vault: The record of a pro-Trump Minneapolis police leader defending the killers of George Floyd reveals a past marred in accusations of racist violence, including charges from fellow police officers that he once wore a “white power” badge on his motorcycle jacket.
Continue reading “Minneapolis police leader defending George Floyd’s killers tied to ‘white power’-linked biker gang”
Sarah Lazare is web editor at In These Times and a former writer for The Grayzone at Alternet.