Category: Police & Prisons
The tennis star fears for her nephew at the wheel when the police show up
While prisoners refuse to perform their jobs, some guards are not showing up to work
It was not sufficient for US military authorities to sentence whistleblower Chelsea Manning to the onerous, disproportionate sentence of 35 years imprisonment for conniving with WikiLeaks in releasing classified material.
It’s hard to fathom even the basics of the American urge to lock people away in vast numbers.
Understand, the public owns these videos. This is taxpayer money. It is wrong-headed. It is not the kind of openness that we need
It is time that we organize a passionate, committed, economic boycott. It must be painful. It must be unified
The issues of policing, systemic racism, systemic economic inequality and political corruption will only become more prominent as existing institutions become increasingly militarized and violent
“One of the major problems with reporting on police violence is the degree to which police statements are treated as the gold standard of information instead of being treated with the skepticism they deserve”
Protests escalated in Charlotte, North Carolina, when hundreds took to the streets to express outrage over the police shooting of 43-year-old African American Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday
Every single budget decision in local, state, county, federal–is based almost entirely on what we’re spending for our prisons