A lawsuit alleges Breonna Taylor died because Louisville was trying to arrest its way toward economic redevelopment. Research shows this is common, writes Brenden Beck.
Category: Gun Violence
UPRISING: The Attorney General Has Condoned an Extra-Judicial Killing
Because we are living in a burgeoning police state, those in power celebrated what sounded to many like a cold-blooded, extra-judicial hit job, writes Abby Zimet.
Chris Hedges: American Bloodlands
The enraged, polarized segments of the population are rapidly consolidating as the political center disintegrates.
Why Police Unions Are Not Part of the American Labor Movement
Paul F. Clark says the strain between law enforcement and labor goes back to the origins of trade unions in the mid-19th century.
UPRISING: Protests Break Out in Wisconsin After Police Shoot Black Man in the Back Multiple Times at Point-Blank Range
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump said 29-year-old Jacob Blake’s children were in the car he was attempting to enter as police fired seven shots at his back.
Chris Hedges: America’s Death March
Regardless of the outcome, the U.S. election will not stop the rise of hyper-nationalism, crisis cults and other signs of an empire’s terminal decline, writes Chris Hedges.
UPRISING: Protesters Attacked by Police Sue to Vindicate Constitutional Rights
Police have deployed toxic chemical and sonic weapons, dangerous projectiles, intrusive surveillance, physical violence and “kettling” to trap demonstrators, writes Marjorie Cohn.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Not the Year for Fireworks
For so many reasons, this Fourth of July left me cold.
UPRISING: Muslim Americans Assert Solidarity with Black Lives Matter
Amir Hussain highlights signs of unity within a diverse faith group.
The Killing of Rayshard Brooks Shows Police ‘Reform’ Is a Joke
Reform proponents are advancing a decoy agenda that has been distracting people for generations, writes Caitlin Johnstone.