Category Police State

Trump’s war crime pardons: Cultivating a fascistic base in the military — World Socialist Web Site (en)

The unprecedented intervention in defense of Navy Seal Edward Gallagher is aimed not just at facilitating war crimes abroad, but at preparing forces to be used against the working class at home. via Trump’s war crime pardons: Cultivating a fascistic base in the military — World Socialist Web Site (en)

This abomination has got to end

Militarizing America’s Police: The Whole Damn System Is “Guilty as Hell”: Taking Control of Police — Global Research The entire system of policing in the United States is in crisis. Police murdering civilians has become a too common nightmare across the United States. The police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, Eric Garner in New York City, Walter Scott in […]

As Americans Are Distracted By Impeachment, Congress Reauthorizes The Patriot Act — The Free Thought Project

While Americans are being distracted with the House impeachment inquiry, congress quietly passed a bill to reauthorize the Patriot Act. via As Americans Are Distracted By Impeachment, Congress Reauthorizes The Patriot Act — The Free Thought Project

Monsters with Human Faces: The Tyranny of the Police State Disguised as Law-and-Order

By John W. Whitehead “But these weren’t the kind of monsters that had tentacles and rotting skin, the kind a seven-year-old might be able to wrap his mind around—they were monsters with human faces, in crisp uniforms, marching in lockstep, so banal you don’t recognize them for what they are until it’s too late.” ― Ransom Riggs, Miss […]

Impeach the Government: Rogue Agencies Have Been Abusing Their Powers for Decades — Global Research

  “When a man unprincipled in private life[,] desperate in his fortune, bold in his temper . . . despotic in his ordinary demeanour — known to have scoffed in private at the principles of liberty — when such a man is seen to mount the hobby horse of popularity — to join in the […]

WATCH: What Eating a Sandwich While Black Looks Like in a Police State — The Free Thought Project

An innocent man was placed under arrest because he was eating a sandwich while waiting for his train. Seriously. via WATCH: What Eating a Sandwich While Black Looks Like in a Police State — The Free Thought Project

Botham Jean and America’s Apartheid Police State

Botham Jean and America’s Apartheid Police State Danny Haiphong The death of Black males under American apartheid is not only absolved by white society but also treated as necessary for the upkeep of the status quo. “The shock troops for the American apartheid regime can depend on the Black misleadership class for protection and safety.” […]