Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: law enforcement

Former correctional captain pleads guilty to assaulting detainee

“When members of law enforcement engage in excessive force, they not only victimize an individual but do grave disservice to the dedicated work of so many others who honorably serve the public.”

California just blocked police body cam use of face recognition

Our democracy gives us the power as a society to reject surveillance that is invasive, discriminatory, and wide-reaching. We will continue to use that power to create a society free of face surveillance.

Hundreds of cops are in extremist Facebook groups. Why haven’t their...

“Leadership always sets the tone for how an agency moves forward.”

There are good policing rules – why won’t officers use them...

“The good stuff never applies to people of color, ever.”

The police officers helping undocumented immigrants feel safe

In Greensboro, North Carolina, building trust among undocumented residents and local police has been the first step toward supporting the vulnerable in their community.

Policing in America’s plutocracy

The White House wants to see local cops cracking down on poor people who break federal laws on immigration. Why not a crackdown on the rich who scoff at tax laws?

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.