Category: Repression

Rafael Barajas: Mexico, a Criminal Country

Without drug money, the Mexican economy would collapse

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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

James Risen: The War on Terror and Press Freedoms

James Risen, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 2005 for exposing the NSA warrantless eavesdropping program, has long been one of the nation’s most aggressive and adversarial investigative journalists. Over the past several years, he has received at least as much attention for being threatened with prison by the Obama Justice Department (ostensibly) for refusing to reveal the source of Read more…

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Joe Emersberger: Compare and Contrast: Human Rights Watch on Mexico and Ecuador

HRW statements about Ecuador’s policing are out of proportion compared to their statements about the disappeared students in Mexico

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

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Dahr Jamail: Tortured and Raped by Israel, Persecuted and Imprisoned by the United States

“There is Islamaphobia, and it’s moved from being a personal tool of oppression to structural and institutional”

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Paul Street: Obedience is the True Character Flaw

Large numbers of Americans do still recurrently form and join great demonstrations and movements of popular protest and resistance

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David Swanson: Torturer on the Ballot

The mystery of where torture came from turns out to be no mystery at all. It came from the prison industrial complex

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Greg Grandin: This Mass Grave Isn’t the Mass Grave You Have Been Looking For

During just the six year term of Mexico’s last president, Felipe Calderón (2006–12), who declared a war on the cartels, there were at least 26,000 disappearances and 83,000 homicides.

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