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Tag: police

Protesters hear echoes of the past in Germany’s new police laws

The hollowing out of this constitutional firewall represents a weakening of a legal structure born directly out of the German experience of state fascism.

Coward cop identified after ignoring racist assaulting woman on video

“Today a video surfaced of an undignified event in which a Puerto Rican woman was brutally harassed by a bigot while an officer did not interfere. I am appalled, shocked & disturbed by the officer’s behavior.”

Former police chief and two officers arrested for framing innocent teen

A former police chief and two former patrol officers from Florida allegedly conspired to frame a 16-year-old for four unsolved local burglaries.

Mesa police officers placed on leave after beating unarmed man on...

“We hope and pray that the Mesa Police Department will accept responsibility for the misconduct of these officers."

Welcome to police-state America, weary traveler

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

Police officer suspended for kicking handcuffed man’s head in video

Although several officers witnessed the assault against the restrained suspect who was not resisting, the arrest report failed to mention the overzealous officer's actions.

Police officer reassigned after insulting dead teen in video

As the patrol car drove next to the ATV, Bessner violated department policy by firing his Taser at the teenager.

Two police officers charged with illegally selling more than 100 guns

The ATF previously issued a memorandum to Southern California police chiefs warning that sales of illegal firearms have become an “emerging problem” for officers.

The empire comes home

Counterinsurgency, policing, and the militarization of America’s cities.

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Military, Deep State and the American innocence

Like fish in the water, Americans have lost the ability to notice the pervasive and omnipresent propaganda.

Congressmen, senators and mariachi band’s stand up to Trump’s corruption

As the sun set upon the nation's capitol hundreds of people with signs gathered for the next night of protests, this time it was the 'Confront Corruption' rally.
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Is Trump a traitor?

Never before has a President of the United States so brazenly sided with a ruthless dictator intent on destroying American democracy.

‘Primary every single one of them:’ 18 Democrats join GOP to pass House resolution...

Denouncing the resolution as a political stunt by the Republican majority, 133 House Democrats opted to vote "present" instead of yes or no.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 20, 2018

Progressives go big on Medicare for All, California Supreme court squashes splitting the state into two, Zinke takes a wrecking ball to the Endangered Species Act, and more.

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