Federal Agents Retreat to Portland Base as Protesters Control Streets 

Night upon night the chant goes up in front of Portland’s federal courthouse: “Whose streets?”The answer depends on the hour of the day. After Donald Trump sent federal agents to take control of a city he said had been abandoned by its mayor to anarchists and mob rule, the protesters still turning out in support of Black Lives Matter can make a legitimate claim that these are, as the chant goes, “our streets”. 

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The Fire This Time 

At the end of May streets once emptied by COVID-19 have filled with protesters in over 700 U.S. cities and towns. They demand justice in the wake of a new wave of state-sanctioned violence against black people—in particular the brutal murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery—that recall with sickening familiarity the police murders of Eric Garner, Aiyana Stanley-Jones, and so many other black Americans.

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‘We Must Act Now’: Sanders Demands Congressional Ban on Police Use of Tear Gas and Rubber Bullets Against Protesters s

“The American people are rightly demanding justice and an end to police brutality and murder. The U.S. Senate has got to act now, has got to hear the cries for justice that are coming from the

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