Ohio cop charged with murder of Andre Hill

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

Adam Coy, the 19-year veteran Columbus, Ohio, cop who shot and killed Andre Maurice Hill in December, was arrested and arraigned on charges of felony murder Feb. 3. The night of the Dec. 22 killing Coy and another cop were…


Montreal cops brutalize Mamadi Camara

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

MONTREAL — Following a public outcry, Montreal Police Chief Sylvain Caron was forced to issue a public apology Feb. 5 to Mamadi III Fara Camara, a 31-year-old Black graduate student and Uber driver. He was brutalized in his apartment here…


California protesters: ‘Free Carlos Harris!’

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021
Rally at City Hall in San Jose, California, demands freedom for Carlos Harris, framed up and jailed on murder charges.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Several dozen protesters gathered at City Hall here on Martin Luther King Day Jan. 18 to demand “Free Carlos Harris!” and others who have been wrongfully convicted. The march and rally included members of his family.…


Abolish the death penalty, a tool of capitalist oppression

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

Statement by Joanne Kuniansky, Socialist Workers Party candidate for New Jersey governor Jan. 20. “An enormous machine for grinding people up,” is how Cuban revolutionary Ramón Labañino described the capitalist “justice” system. Labañino was one of the Cuban 5, framed…



Protests hit cop killings of 2 men in Columbus

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Working people have organized a series of protests here since the police killed two unarmed African American men in December. Casey Goodson Jr., 23, a laid-off truck driver who was working at the Gap, was gunned down…


Ohio protest: ‘Prosecute cop who killed Casey Goodson’

Vol. 85/No. 1 - January 4, 2021

Rallying at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Dec. 19, dozens of people protested the killing of Casey Goodson Jr. by Franklin County, Ohio, sheriff’s deputy Jason Meade. Tamala Payne, Goodson’s mother, has led protests demanding authorities charge Meade for the…


Family leads protests for arrest of cop who killed Casey Goodson Jr.

Vol. 84/No. 51 - December 28, 2020
Protest Dec. 11 demands arrest of cop who shot and killed Casey Goodson Jr., in Columbus, Ohio. Inset, Tamala Payne, Goodson’s mother, tells crowd, “We’ve all got to stand up!”

Demanding authorities prosecute a sheriff’s deputy who shot dead laid-off truck driver and Gap employee Casey Goodson Jr., hundreds took to the streets of Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 11 and 12. Goodson was gunned down on his grandmother’s doorstep in the…


Cops videocam shows Walter Wallace shot in cold blood

Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020

PHILADELPHIA — Hundreds turned out for the Nov. 7 funeral service at the National Temple Baptist Church in North Philadelphia commemorating the life of Walter Wallace Jr. He was killed by Philadelphia cops Sean Matarazzo and Thomas Munz Oct. 26.…