Category: Police & Prisons
It wasn’t just Europe that collaborated with CIA extraordinary rendition and torture. Fifty four nations spread across five of the world’s six inhabited continents participated in the U.S. global torture network
Do you ever get a sense of déjà vu? When you get a creepy feeling that you’ve been there before or experienced something before? On Saturday, December 13, I was participating in a #BlackLivesMatter march down 4th Avenue in downtown Olympia, Washington, with about 50 other people.
The mass media have suddenly discovered Jeffrey Sterling — after his conviction Monday afternoon as a CIA whistleblower
No other American writer dissected the problem of the color line with such intimate and ferocious grace
Why this unsettling contrast, reflecting remarkable public indifference of most of the US white populace to the regular heinous police murder of Black Americans?
Broadening police discretion to allow ignorance-based traffic stops will give officers another excuse to harass people of color
How Lady Day found herself in the middle of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics’ early fight for survival
Let’s reclaim spaces to imagine a better world and fight against the indoctrination that we need a surveillance state to curtail our freedoms
If I were a young black male, the U.S. penal system quite likely would not have allowed me to turn myself in to a federal prison camp
The ancient Greeks with the expression “ee pollee” referred to the ordinary people in contrast to those that were considered as the intellectual elites