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textSecurity State 4.0 by Joachim Hirsch
The future of humanity and the earth require a break from the rule of capital and the security state.... The political public is now at least beginning to discuss again how to deal with the constitution and fundamental rights. It remains to be seen what will become of them....
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:05AM
documentAssault on the healing process after the murder of George Floyd by killer cops
by Lynda Carson
Executive Office Memo Attacking Training Programs Meant To Heal The Nation After The Murder Of George Floyd:...
Posted: Sun Sep 6, 2020 6:57PM
textEmbodied Inequality: The Intersections Between COVID, Racial Justice, and the Environment by Brianna Cunliffe
The consequences of our fossil fuel economy and a global pandemic fall heaviest on America's most vulnerable communities. Elected Officials are saying enough....
Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:08AM
imageSupreme Court Rules Jail Does Not Have to Provide Basic Protections to Inmates
by Julia Conley, Common Dreams
Even as prisons across the US report a surge in Covid-19 cases, the Supreme Court ruled on August 5th that prisons do not have to provide basic protections to inmates....
Posted: Thu Aug 6, 2020 7:27PM
imageSix Mayors Demand Congress Block Federal Agents From US Cities
by Eoin Higgins
Six mayors from around the country sent a letter to Congress Monday calling for legislation to block President Donald Trump from continuing to deploy federal agents to U.S. cities, calling the administration's use of force "unacceptable, un-American, and unconstitutional." "This provocation is resulting in direct physical harm to our communities and must end," the letter reads....
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:32AM
documentMayors sign letter to oppose Trump’s unidentified jack booted storm troopers
by Lynda Carson
7/22/2020 Updated Letter Signed By Mayors:...
Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:58AM
imageBlueLeaks Trove of LEO Files Remains Available Despite US Government and Corporate Efforts
by Dave Id
A transparency collective known as Distributed Denial of Secrets made a huge trove of law enforcement files publicly available on Juneteenth, in solidarity with the widespread George Floyd uprisings against racist police violence....
Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:05PM
textSecret police in Portland violated human rights of peaceful protesters by DLi
Videos showing U.S. Federal secret police(with no badges and riding in unmarked vehicles)inflicting massive violence on mostly peaceful protesters are running viral across the Globe. Yet the Federal governing regime brazenly avows that this will be the "new normal" in major cities from now on......
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:40PM
imageACLU Sues Federal Agents Over "Unconstitutional Nightmare" in Portland
by ACLU Foundation of Oregon
Organization Seeks to Block Federal Law Enforcement Attacks on Journalists, Legal Observers in Portland...
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:08PM
imageWATCH: Heroes: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox and Robert King (of the Angola 3)
by Film by Ron Harpelle and Kelly Saxberg
Heroes: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox and Robert King (of the Angola 3) is a short video being released at this time to highlight another dimension of the protests taking place around the world supporting Black Lives Matter and to draw attention to racism in criminal justice systems around the world....
Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:39AM
imageVictory! New York’s City Council Passes the POST Act
by Nathan Sheard, EFF
The POST Act provides a much needed first step toward transparency. Once signed into law, the act will require the NYPD to openly publish a use policy for each surveillance technology it intends to use....
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:29PM
imageAbolition is the Floor Not the Ceiling
by Gay Shame
It is important to remember that institutional violence flows not merely from the bullets of the police but in fact moves through all elements of the social fabric....
Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:15PM
imageUS tech giants aid police militarization and surveillance
by Kevin Reed (WSWS Repost)
Despite issuing statements of sympathy for protesters demanding an end to police violence and racism, tech corporations are integral to the increasing militarization of the police....
Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:51AM
imageUPRISING: The Democratic Party Exists To Co-Opt & Kill Authentic Change
by Caitlin Johnstone (Repost)
Watch them. Watch Democrats and their allied media and corporate institutions try to sell the public a bunch of words and a smattering of feeble, impotent legislation to mollify the masses, without ever giving the people the real changes that they actually need....
Posted: Tue Jun 9, 2020 1:15PM
imageReparations to African Americans should be payed by Wall Street
by Lynda Carson
African Americans are used as prison labor a.k.a. slave labor in prisons....
Posted: Mon Jun 8, 2020 4:43AM
imageGeorge Floyd’s murderer, Derek Chauvin’s June 8 court date
by Lynda Carson
George Floyd’s Murderer, Derek Chauvin:...
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 6:52PM
textTo the anarchist movement and everybody in the USA that participates in the struggle by Anarchist Federation (Greece)
Announcement of the Anarchist Federation (Greece) on the uprising in US...
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 1:00PM
imageBrutal police murder videos of George Floyd & cops brutalizing the American public
by Lynda Carson
A June 2nd, Black Lives Matter protest in Prescott, Arizona, against police brutality and killer cops! - Photo by Richard Bailey...
Posted: Sat Jun 6, 2020 11:41PM
documentPrivate prison corporations profit from civil unrest in Washington D.C.
by Lynda Carson
Letter From Nancy Pelosi To The Impeached President Donald J. Trump:...
Posted: Fri Jun 5, 2020 11:52PM
imageThe arrests of officers in the George Floyd murder is part of pacification campaign
by WeCopwatch
What we have been seeing the last couple days is the beginning of a pacification campaign. Police violence is growing an uncontrollable and leaderless movement and now that the rabbit has the gun, the state is working on overdrive to pacify a popular rebellion before it creates space for substantial change. This campaign is layered and we must pay attention as:...
Posted: Fri Jun 5, 2020 6:42AM