George Floyd was murdered by police one year ago today. “Defund the police” is digging in and growing roots.
Abolitionists are confronting racial capitalism and policing in the post-industrial city of Paterson, New Jersey.
Muslims are marking the end of Ramadan and working to create a just world free of police, prisons and punishment.
A campus-based movement is growing in response, to abolish police presence and transform safety infrastructures.
Author Julian Aguon’s new book links the struggle to demilitarize his native Guam to the Black Lives Matter movement.
“Police don’t keep us safe,” says organizer D.A. Bullock.
Truthout speaks with Victoria Law about her new primer for people who are starting to think about mass incarceration.
A humane immigration policy is not possible under these hyper-militarized agencies that came out of the “war on terror.”
Incarceration, even in facilities closer to home, is traumatizing for every child who is forced to experience it.