Sunday, April 5, 2020

Tag: police state

U.S. is a classic empire and is becoming a repressive police...

As I set out to fly home from the UK on Monday following a short film project in Cambridge, I found my...

Welcome to police-state America, weary traveler

How to make the tourists feel unwelcome, and citizens sick.

Our ever-deadlier police state

“We need an effective system of crime prevention and control in our communities, but that is not what the current system is.”

The police state can come after Trump protesters, but it can’t...

Facing up to 75 years in prison, 135 Inauguration Day protesters are refusing to collaborate with the prosecution.

Welcome to the police state of America for immigrants

The bottom line of his orders is to give permission to ICE and local cops around the country to use their own judgment in enforcing this vague law.

The Specter of an American Police State Looms Over America

When this powerful law enforcement entity fully emerges then all the talk about the 2nd Amendment and the right to “Keep and bear arms” will become irrelevant because we will all be living in an American police state.

Power Loves the Dark

Police nationwide are secretly exploiting intrusive technologies with the Feds’ complicity.

State Terror Against People of Color

Too many families are unable to find social justice because they are rendered invisible by the media and crushed by poverty. And this nightmare they are living will only grow as poverty and inequality expand.

Standing While Black in New York Can Get You Attacked by...

An incredible double standard in NY and American policing, the fact is this dichotomy should properly be called apartheid. It's time we call out official racism in the U.S.

Three Deputies Arrested for Beating Mentally Ill Man to Death

Three Sheriff's deputies in Northern California have just been arrested for beating a man to death in his jail cell. The deputies are being charged with murder, conspiracy and assault under the color of authority.

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‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic needs, Trump organization...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we’re going to beat coronavirus

ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."