Category Criminal Justice System

The St. Louis police riot — World Socialist Web Site (en)

The violent and provocative actions of the police, including the “kettling” and mass arrest of protesters and the fascistic spectacle of cops chanting “Whose streets? Our streets!” reveals the real state of class relations in America via The St. Louis police riot — World Socialist Web Site (en) Advertisements

NEW PROOF: Drug War Is A Lie Designed To Imprison Americans

Deja Killer Police Vu

Rhetorical question: Do you think that justice will be served in this case, or will it go the way it so often does with the officer walking away scot-free? Roy Oliver, former Dallas Police Officer who we previously reported on having shot and killed 15-year-old high school freshman Jordan Edwards has now been indicted for […]

Judge: “I put 311 people in jail for marijuana offenses — and I was wrong”

By: Matt Agorist From: The Free Thought Project Prior to this year, the state of Florida was regarded as one of the worst possible states to be caught in possession of cannabis. According to a 2009 analysis by former NORML Director Jon Gettman, no state in this country punished people more severely for minor marijuana offenses than Florida. […]

Cop Fired For NOT Shooting Man Who Had An UNLOADED Gun — Counter Current News

We’ve documented countless cases where cops kept their jobs and got a paid vacation after killing unarmed people, killing people after responding to the wrong house, killing people and then lying about it . . . , but what about an ex-marine cop being fired after NOT killing someone armed with an unloaded gun pointed […]

First of Its Kind Study Shows 55,400 People Hospitalized or Killed by US Cops in a Single Year — Counter Current News

If anyone needed a reminder that America has a police brutality problem, the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile provided it. Actual numbers on violent police encounters are difficult to come by, but this dearth of data is getting more attention. New research published in the British Medical Journal demonstrates the danger posed to… via […]

Slavery LEGALIZED In United States; Here’s How We’re Being Tricked Into Supporting It — Counter Current News

Though slavery was supposedly made illegal in 1865, it has continued in the form of a legal cluster-fuck. Because of a loophole in the 13th Amendment, slavery has been allowed to continue “as a punishment for crimes” and the prison industry has taken full advantage of this. Corporations have lobbied to change the definition of what… […]