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Lekki Massacre in Nigeria: Kick out the Killer Buhari-Led Regime Now!

Protests against police brutality in Nigeria have taken a violent turn. Police have opened fire on peaceful demonstrators, killing at least twelve people. We publish here a press statement issued by Socialist Action's sister...

US: Justice for Breonna Taylor – The Whole System Is Guilty

The below is the text of a leaflet distributed at protests the night of the non-indictment in Breonna Taylor’s murder by Socialist Action's US co-thinkers, Socialist Alternative. Under intense pressure from the political establishment, a...

How to end racist policing?

The nature of policing in the United States is inseparable from the violent, racist history of capitalism in this country. From slave patrols; to Bull Connor’s unleashing dogs and fire hoses against black protesters...

Governments seize on COVID-19 to extend repressive powers

The Economist has described it as “the most dramatic extension of state powers since the second world war.” Across the globe governments have implemented draconian legislation akin to that of police states under the...

Justice for George Floyd!

George Floyd suffocated to death with a Minneapolis Police Officer’s knee to his neck on May 25th, 2020. Video of Floyd’s murder released by the Washington Post clearly shows the police lied about Floyd...

Democratic rights under threat

In recent months, a raft of new measures have been introduced by governments in the name of fighting COVID-19. Increased government funding is widely accepted as necessary, but new measures that wind back democratic...

Pill testing necessary to save lives

As the summer season of music festivals begins, the push for pill testing is more urgent than ever. While most state governments continue to spout a zero-tolerance approach, and refuse to even trial...

What do socialists say about the police?

A reader recently commented: “I’m so sick of reading about police violence. The way they beat people at the IMARC protests made me so angry. I feel that the cops only exist to protect...

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