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Bolshevist, Communist, Terrorist – Black: Connecting the War on Terror to #BlackLivesMatter

If you’re not watching John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight, you should be.  It’s always funny and on-point, and it has great coverage of international issues. This week, Oliver described some … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Counted

A new effort to aggregate data on police killings in the U.S. offers disturbing insight to the insidious violence of law enforcement. Some highlights from the data gathered so far include: … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Placing “Limits” on Police Use of Military Equipment

Reuters reports that President Obama has issued new regulations limiting police departments’ access to military equipment (see also: New York Times, Washington Post & NPR).  The limitations will affect the availability of … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Ferguson Police Department – Full Report

Full report of investigation into the Ferguson Police Department – shows racial inequalities across almost every indicator of policing, from warrants to stops and arrests and the use of excessive … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

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