It makes sense that the U.S., where the police force is more heavily funded than almost any other nation’s entire military, is leading this charge.
Tag: militarized police
The US Military’s Culture of Lies
William Astore says the U.S. is a nation being unmade by war, the very opposite of what most Americans are taught. If wars were won with lies, he argues, the U.S. would be undefeated.
Native American Protesters Hit by Sonic Weapons in DC
The first U.S. president to officially commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day is facing backlash for supporting the Line 3 tar sands pipeline and other fossil-fuel expansion projects.
Environmental Demonstrators vs Militarized Police
The movement against climate chaos is running up against intense repression funded by private corporations as well as the federal government, writes Shea Leibow.
US Wars Come Home to Roost
Coleen Rowley spotlights the ever-growing list of domestic blowback incidents.
Arming US Cities With Military-Grade Healthcare
Instead of militarizing the police, Laura Flanders says the U.S. should have veterans’ care for all.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Know Your Rights. Don’t Talk to Cops at the Airport
When an ICE officer stopped me after I got off the plane I knew the harassment was about to begin. But I was ready for it.
UPRISING: Don’t. Side. With. The. Powerful.
Caitlin Johnstone calls reflexive subservience a zombie infection; a mental virus spread by propaganda and toxic ideologies.
UPRISING: Police, Prisons & the Pentagon
In the era of Covid-19, climate change and an increased focus on longstanding structural racism, a new approach to “security” is desperately needed, writes William D. Hartung.
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.