Category: POLICE & REPRESSION

The FBI’s police state operation against Trump

That is, the nation’s top police agency was concerned that the positions adopted contravened certain basic tenets of dominant sections of the foreign policy establishment. By what constitutional authority can the FBI, based on political positions adopted by one or the other of the two main capitalist parties, open up a secret investigation into treason and conspiracy?

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Hedges: “Our Only Hope Will Come Through Rebellion”

Chris Hedges speaks on 3/29/2014 at the “One Nation Under Surveillance” civil liberties conference at CCSU in CT. He’s introduced by Mongi Dhaouadi, Executive Director of CAIR-CT. Hedges was one of he plaintiffs in a suit against the government “indefinite detention” policy. He’s a former Middle East bureau chief of the New York Times He’s written “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt”, “What Every Person Should Know About War”, “War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning”, and other books.

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Violent Cops are Health Menace

GLEN FORD—Activists of Critical Resistance won American Public Health Association endorsement of the principle that police violence is a public health issue. Jade Rivera, co-author of the report that documented a cascade of ills flowing from police mayhem, said the problem goes beyond those killed outright by cops. “We can also see that there are physical harms as well as mental health and stress associated with these interactions” between civilians and cops, said Rivera.

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Freedom Rider: Yellow Vests Show the Way

MARGARET KIMBERLEY—Likewise, French foreign policy remains abysmal, a vestige of the imperialism that oppressed people all over the world. If Macron isn’t lecturing Africans who are still under France’s economic and military thumb he is joining in attacks on Syria. One of his predecessors, Nicolas Sarkozy, took millions of dollars from Muammar Gaddafi and then helped to assassinate him. That duplicity can only be described as gangster and that mentality hasn’t left the French state.

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