Category: Police & Prisons

Preeti Kaur: Celebration and Struggle: Talha Ahsan

While we take a moment to celebrate Talha Ahsan’s impending return to his home in London, the struggle for justice continues

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Jérôme Roos: What Happens in Ferguson Does Not Stay in Ferguson

For African Americans, the state of emergency has always been a permanent one

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Arun Gupta: The Danger of America’s Police is the Mindset, Not Military Weapons

Take away the military weapons from Ferguson police and they will still be an occupying army to the Black community there

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

Will the recent rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, be a tipping point in the struggle against racial injustice, or will it be a minor footnote in some future grad student’s thesis on Civil Unrest in the Early Twenty-First Century?

Durrie Bouscaren: Ferguson Protesters Releases List Of Demands

Call For National ‘Walk Out’

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Medea Benjamin: Beware of Exploding Gifts from Uncle Sam

There is simply no reason for police to be armed like the military

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Paul Street: “No Just God”

You want to learn about evil that “no just God would stand for”? Take a look at US policy in Iraq

Peter Downs: Ferguson: A String of Betrayals

Then they were betrayed. They were betrayed by the banks, who took away their wealth and their homes. They were betrayed by a state government that took away their schools and their right to vote

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Paul Street: Ferguson Reflections: Race, Class, and the Crisis of Democracy

The real Looters of America are in the suites, not the streets

Ryan Devereaux: A Night in Ferguson

Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, and a Jail Cell

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