What happened to Stone should be a wake-up call to anyone who thought police violence would confine itself to Black, brown, and poor communities. That she was snatched from a dense throng of protesters shows the sophistication of NYPD surveillance.
Amid the worsening COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, the US government is brokering a $2 billion arms sale to Rodrigo Duterte’s repressive regime. The sale would only pour further fuel on an already dire human rights catastrophe.
Sacco and Vanzetti both were executed in the electric chair on August 23, 1927 their convictions upheld by a Massachusetts Supreme Court decision. Their crime; being Italian immigrants who organized for the rights of all.