Thursday, August 13, 2020

Tag: police state

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.

The Other 1 Percent: Healing the Wounds of Native American Tragedies...

With a strong rally behind the Native Lives Matter movement, Native people are front and center of police brutality—like the killing of Paul Castaway near Denver in July. Now the public is fighting back against such unfair treatment.

Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Officers Responsible for Killing Freddie...

On Wednesday, Judge Barry Williams denied motions to dismiss charges against the officers who were responsible for the killing of Freddie Gray. Will justice be served?

Moving Forward

“We can live in a world where the police don’t kill people by limiting police intervention, improving community interactions and ensuring accountability.” Derek Royden takes a look at Campaign Zero’s police reform proposals.

Family Releases Video of Police Killing Their Mentally Ill Son

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has recently been the target of multiple Justice Department investigations. And here's one of huge concern after Sheriff’s Deputies recently shot a mentally ill man to death.

Four Deputies Plead Guilty to Drug Charges

An undercover investigation at Shelby County Corrections revealed corruption after four deputies were indicted for attempting to smuggle and distribute OxyContin inside the facility. Are Illicit activities running rampant in our prisons?

11 People Dead in Police Custody This Month

There have been at least 11 cases of killing or other type of deaths of people while in police custody just this month. But will any officers face criminal charges for these deaths?

Returning Home to the US Is to Enter a Police State

Is our behavior as U.S. citizens being monitored and, if we do things that the government finds bothersome, we will be questioned and monitored further? Here is Dave Lindorff's account of crossing into the U.S. police state after a short vacation.

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Donald the Dunce: He flunked Poli Sci 101

It’s hard to cheat when the whole world is watching...

House Dems bring forth new bill defending the USPS

“Millions of people rely on the Postal Service every day to communicate, to access critical medications, and to vote.”
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You can fight voter suppression–Here’s how

It’s easy to get angry or worried and throw your hands up, but there is something you can do right now.

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”