Category: Police & Prisons

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Paul Street: How They Police vs. What They Police: Reflections on Ferguson, Race, and “the Rule of Law”

Contemporary US policing is about keeping Blacks in their place in more ways than one

Nadia Prupis: ‘Bonded With a Common Goal’

As Ferguson Recovers, Activists Look Forward

Jenee Desmond-Harris: Why Darren Wilson wasn’t charged for killing Michael Brown

Wilson was a police officer. And the law is relatively easy on police officers who kill people in the line of duty

Carly Schwartz: Protesters Shut Down Three New York City Bridge

Hordes of New Yorkers marched from Union Square to Times Square

Juan Thompson: “Burn This Shit Down”

Protests engulf Ferguson

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Vincent Emanuele: Small Town America: Racial Apartheid, Cultural Decay and Neoliberalism

There’s a political vacuum in the American Rust Belt. If the Left fails to fill this void, the Right surely will

Alyssa Figueroa: Ferguson Organizer: ‘Police Are Preparing for War’

‘We don’t see any interest from police in shifting their relationship with the communities they serve.’

Ben Norton: Chances Are the FBI Has Files on Your Favorite Human Rights Activist

Anti-War” and “Civil Rights” activists have been blessed with their own special categories in this vault of FBI “criminal” records

Phil Mattera: Bankers Gone Wild (Again)

Before long we will read of a settlement, and the banks will move on to a new way of cheating their customers

Ari Paul: Serve the People

Homelessness isn’t an accident. It’s the result of a brutal economic system and conscious state policy

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