Posts Tagged: Police
A little-known federal program dumps military equipment on local police forces. We need to end it.
Trump’s use of federal paramilitaries is a classic tactic of autocrats to test how far they can push their authority in opposition-controlled regions.
We need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier — from Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis.
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.
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.
From black sites to #BlackLivesMatter, it's time to end impunity for criminals with badges.
Religious tensions, remnants of the police state, and a broken-down neoliberal economic model imperil Tunisia’s otherwise impressive democratic transition.