Sunday, September 25, 2022

Tag: defund the police

Activists working to defund Baltimore’s police face roadblocks

While grassroots activists have made progress on the aforementioned fronts, the demand to defund police remains stubbornly out of reach—for now.

Green New Deal, Part VII: No justice, no peace, it’s time...

“Many of us know police and state violence intimately; we live in or come from communities with a constant knee on its neck; one that bears no promise of letting up.”

At Washington Post, defunding police is a step too radical

With the Post’s prominence as a leading publication for political coverage, it’s no wonder Americans are resistant to the idea of defunding: The news they’re reading is telling them to resist it.

From fringe idea to law of the land — a look...

Beautiful Trouble examines the principles and theories guiding this growing insurrection in defense of Black lives.

Cities reimagine public safety amid calls to #DefundPolice

Lawmakers across the country are proposing policy measures to cut or loosen ties to traditional policing.

Media acknowledge drive to defund police—but seek to blunt its radical...

Today, even as ideas for police reform that barely surfaced in corporate media in the past are becoming part of the mainstream conversation, media continue to try to steer that conversation away from its radical edge.

Defund the police, defund the military

Together we must seize this moment to move from incremental reform to real systemic change, not just within the U.S. but throughout the racist, neocolonial world that is policed by the U.S. military.

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Fed rate hikes won’t tackle the corporate profiteering behind inflation, experts tell Congress

"Interest rate hikes... will not address any of the underlying causes of our supply shortages and do nothing to address profiteering."

The most dangerous decade: 2018-2028

Without great restraint, diplomacy, wisdom and compromises, we will be sleepwalking into a nuclear disaster in the next decade.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Peace activists hit the streets from DC to San Francisco

The Peace in Ukraine Coalition mobilized for negotiations, not escalation, in what CODEPINK describes as a proxy war threatening a direct war between the two most heavily armed nuclear nations; the United States and Russia.

Oil undercover: The sneaky ways Big Oil pushes its interests

Big Oil lied to us for decades about climate change.