Candice Bernd, Truthout

Candice Bernd


Round Rock, TX, United States

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Past articles by Candice:

Atlanta Was a Constitution-Free Zone During “Stop Cop City” Week of Action

Pressure is mounting against the planned police training center after a week of unprecedented police repression. → Read More

Labor Leaders Vow United Front Against Amazon Amid New Warehouse Union Election

Ballots are being counted today in a union election at a second, 1,500-worker Amazon warehouse in Staten Island. → Read More

Ukrainian Climate Activists Say They Don't Want the US's Fracked Gas Exports

Impacted climate activists say we need a wartime mobilization for clean energy, not a fracked gas surge to Europe. → Read More

With Steel or Surveillance, Biden May Fill "Gaps" in Trump's Border Wall

Whether the new barrier will be physical or technological, families along the border can only guess. → Read More

Complexities at the Border Are Lost as Media, GOP Paint Situation as a "Surge"

Still, advocates say Biden must fundamentally change how agencies process unaccompanied kids on the border. → Read More

2020 Saw Resurgence of Strikes as a Key Tactic for Labor Around the World

While this year catalyzed a historic strike wave, it also exposed the labor movement’s internal divisions. → Read More

Labor Prepares for Last-Minute General Strike If Trump Tries to Steal Election

The AFL-CIO executive committee is reportedly considering adopting a position similar to one pitched by regional unions. → Read More

Texas Is Limiting Ballot Drop-Off Locations. Activists Are Pushing Back.

Despite a last-minute ruling restricting absentee voting, civil rights advocates are doubling down to get out the vote. → Read More

Over 170 Environmentalists Sign Letter Urging Against Green Party “Protest Vote”

Activists who mainstreamed the Green Party’s Green New Deal say electoral math is just as unforgiving as climate math. → Read More

“Defund Police” Doesn’t Mean Hire Private Guns — But Cities Are Doing Just That

Cities are increasingly relying on private security amid national uprisings over racist police-perpetrated violence. → Read More

911 Services That Dispatch Mental Health Counselors, Not Cops, Gain Traction

Austin’s Expanded Mobile Crisis Outreach Team is gaining interest but isn't a panacea for ableist police violence. → Read More

Breaking With AFL-CIO, Affiliated Labor Council May Vote to Expel Police Union

Activists say that by continuing to affiliate with police unions, some labor leaders are betraying protesters' demands. → Read More

As Trump Threatens to Send Military Into Cities, Some GIs Refuse to Comply

Two National Guardsmen spoke to Truthout on the condition of anonymity about why they’re refusing orders. → Read More

The Women’s March Is Back and Ready to Defeat Trump

The Women’s march returns this year with a new strategy to get women activated to oust Trump in November. → Read More

Large Military-Grade Drones Could Soon Be Flying Over Your Backyard

General Atomics is conducting a test flight of its SkyGuardian drone over San Diego sometime this year. → Read More

2019 Showed That Workers Win Big If They Bargain Big

Lessons gleaned from this year's momentous struggles can inform labor's broader strategy heading into 2020. → Read More

More Students Are Voting — But Republicans Are Trying to Get in Their Way

Republicans are erecting new voting barriers as young people begin to flex their electoral muscle. → Read More

Chicago Teachers Demand Affordable Housing as Strike Begins

The union is negotiating on issues that go beyond those typically addressed through collective bargaining. → Read More

States, 2020 Candidates Push Back Against Facial Recognition Technology

Beto O’Rourke is joining Bernie Sanders in calling for a federal ban as resistance spreads at all levels. → Read More

Protesters Crash ALEC Conference to Resist Bill Criminalizing Pipeline Activists

Protesters with Extinction Rebellion ATX were briefly detained and released after disrupting ALEC’s annual conference. → Read More