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Election Protests May Give New Life To Ecuador’s Dormant Social Movements

Last Sunday Ecuador’s ruling party won another presidential election, though the opposition alleged fraud almost immediately. Election night witnessed opposition protests throughout the country. It was a predictable event. It was going to a very close election and the political climate has become so toxic that both sides seemed convinced if they lost it would

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Tear Gas and Disputed Elections in Ecuador

Amid a disputed election and allegations of fraud nationwide protests break out in Ecuador.

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New York is Baltimore; Baltimore is New York

Yesterday evening thousands of New Yorkers gathered in Union Square to show solidarity with the protests in Baltimore over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody earlier this month. It was the latest show of force from the #blacklivesmatter movement and its largest protest in this city since the Millions March in

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A Much More Divided New York

A few weeks ago, on December 13th, I joined the Millions March in New York City. Tens of thousands of people from all races and backgrounds came out. Sure, it was sparked by two singular incidents, but there seemed to be a general understanding that the two incidents were symptoms of much larger, more entrenched

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We Will Not Be Silenced

From a statement released by Ferguson Action in response to the mayor calling for a moratorium on protests in New York: Activists issued a scathing statement this afternoon in response to recent attempts by the NYPD to silence the efforts of citizens seeking justice for victims of police violence.  The letter, drafted by Ferguson Action, and

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Report back from #MillionsMarchNYC

The march left Washington Square Park at 2:00pm. Nine and half hours later, at 11:30 that night, I finally stopped marching.

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U.S. Police Have Killed 997 People So Far this Year

The killing of Mike Brown was not an exception, it was a pattern.

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