Posts Tagged: police brutality
A little-known federal program dumps military equipment on local police forces. We need to end it.
Over-funding police has terrorized people of color and left communities less secure. Can the same not be said of the Pentagon?
The American war machine has always been integral to American racism. It's time to tear it down along with those Confederate statues.
America’s racism is destroying its advanced status in real time — and with it, the most redeeming parts of liberal internationalism.
The Israeli forces mowing down unarmed Palestinian protesters also train U.S. police forces that brutalize communities of color.
The war abroad and the war at home are both fueled by a fear of encroaching chaos — and it's hard to miss the racist subtext.
Washington wants to loosen its human rights aid restrictions even as Egyptian security forces killed 500 people in their custody last year.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
China has its vanishing girls. North Korea has its disappeared prisoners. And America has a generation of missing, jailed, and dead black men.
As a mom, it's my responsibility to demand an end to this cycle of violence, institutionalized racism, and police militarization.