Sunday, September 19, 2021

Tag: defund the police

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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To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals” – not corporate media

The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.

Ethiopia: TPLF terrorism expands, civilians massacred

The conflict in Ethiopia is getting predictably more brutal. Distressing.
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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.