They Used To Be Strangers. Now They’re Organizing Some Of The Largest Protests In America’s Biggest City.
“I don't believe a peaceful protest is possible, because a protest, by our definition, makes people uncomfortable. It disturbs people,” one organizer said, “but we are adamant about being nonviolent.”
A peaceful gathering in Manhattan ended with hundreds of police officers attacking people in the streets. Here’s how it unfolded.
“At the end of the day, my brother’s gone but the Floyd name still lives on.”
After thousands of protesters were trapped on the Manhattan Bridge by police on both sides on Tuesday night, things ended peacefully with a safe return into Brooklyn.
Peaceful Demonstrations Against Racism And Police Brutality Continued As Protesters Defied Curfew Orders
The demonstrations in Houston, New York City, and Washington, DC, were largely peaceful.
Yaron Oren-Pines, who never delivered a single ventilator to New York, took to Nextdoor in his bid to sell at least 18 million masks to California.
The Silicon Valley engineer, who had no background in medical supplies but was recommended by the White House, never delivered the ventilators.
During the coronavirus crisis, the market for masks and other medical equipment is competitive, confusing, and often corrupt.
As the coronavirus claims more and more victims, hospital chaplain Willie Cobb helps the families who are left behind.
As officials dawdle on releasing detainees, many are left without information or protection as their cellmates get sick.
As hospital stocks of protective gear dwindle, a mix of opportunists, Good Samaritans, and hustlers are in a mad dash to fill the need — for as much as $12 a mask.
Rounding up masks from garages and construction companies and test kits from research labs, a hardscrabble grassroots army has begun supplying doctors and nurses on the front lines of the war on COVID-19.
According to internal emails and a transcript of a staff meeting, at least three patients and five staff members have been diagnosed with the coronavirus. The hospital has a one-week supply of masks. Other hospitals around the country are facing similar circumstances.
After living in Hong Kong, I learned that small acts add up to large protections, and it’s the least we can do for those around us.
While Americans Worry About The AI Uprising, People In Japan Are Learning To Love Their Robots — And Be Loved Back
In Japan’s companion robots, AI and algorithms reflect back our worst fears and highest hopes — of death and for love.
Records obtained by BuzzFeed News show Hong Kong’s MTR has been directed by police to shut stations or stop service on days of major pro-democracy protests.
After months of protests in Hong Kong, universities became the site of dramatic battles that saw students armed with Molotov cocktails dodging rubber bullets fired by the police. How did we get here?
Students and police battled back and forth at the Chinese University of Hong Kong all day on Tuesday, with Molotov cocktails and tear gas flying between the two sides.
“I’m not optimistic," a 22-year-old protester said. "I think there will be more violence, more injuries, and maybe deaths."
Amazon, Apple, And Google Are Distributing Products From Companies Building China's Surveillance State
Three Chinese companies helped build a security state in China’s Xinjiang region to repress millions of Uighur Muslims. Amazon, eBay, Apple, and Google are still selling their products and distributing their apps.