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Soledad’s Black prisoners brutalized in 3 a.m. raid report guards warned, ‘You N*ggers will have COVID-19!’

A report from Soledad prisoners on a recent brutal raid that took place at 3 in the morning. This report was originally published by the San Francisco Bay View.

Secret Police on the Streets of Portland: Interview with a Member of Black Rose

Art by @timeneedsme on instagram

Fifty days into the popular uprising sparked by the police murder of George Floyd and demonstrations in Portland, Oregon show little sign of abating. In fact, Portland has now become a proving ground for the Trump administration to demonstrate its ‘law and order’ bona fides in the run up to the 2020 election.
Black Rose caught up with a member of their Portland local to find out more about what’s been happening on the ground.

Greece: Everything Is Coming to a Boil - Looming Recession, the Ban on Freedom of Assembly, and the Death of Vassilis Maggos

A report on the situation in Greece, where the collapse of tourism has left the country on the verge of a major recession, while the government introduces a major crackdown on demonstrations. This report comes from Radio Fragmata's contribution to the "Bad News" international radio project, and was adapted and transcribed by Crimethinc.

Lucio Urtubia Jiménez, a legendary life

The life of Lucio Urtubia Jiménez (1931-2020), an anarchist from Navarre in northern Spain, is the stuff of legend.

Ciao Paolo: a tribute to Paolo Finzi from the collective of Centro Studi Libertari

A tribute to the Milanese anarchist, author and publisher.

Trump’s executive order confirms US State Department has trained the Hong Kong police

An executive order by US President Donald Trump has shed light upon the extent of the United States’ collaboration with the Hong Kong government — including that the State Department has been training the Hong Kong Police Force and other Hong Kong security officers for years. This article was originally published by Lausan, and is available in Chinese here.

Iran: Explosions and Growing Internal Repression

Frieda Afary of the Alliance of Middle Eastern and North African Socialists reports on recent developments in Iran.

CHOCOLATE FISH, RED HERRINGS AND BILLIONAIRES

We read about the amazing feats of the rich and powerful and are encouraged to accept them. Their existence is seen as natural and beneficial. A look at the story of the soon to be richest person in Aotearoa shows we don’t need to buy into this and shouldn’t.

A Workers Story #2

In ancient times, known as BC (Before Corona) we at Aotearoa Workers Solidarity Movement (AWSM) put a call out for workers to share their personal stories about difficulties they have or are experiencing at work. We had positive feedback and began with the story of an educator in Southland .https://awsm.nz/?p=4390. Here is the second contribution to the series by Richard, a worker in Wellington