Category Police State

Court Records Show Google Gives Keyword Searches of Innocent People to Cops — The Free Thought Project

Authorities can simply pick a search term and tell Google they want all information on who searched it without anyone being accused of a crime. Court Records Show Google Gives Keyword Searches of Innocent People to Cops — The Free Thought Project

Media Silent as Proud Boys and BLM Join Together to Denounce Racism, Reform Police — The Free Thought Project

In an inspirational show of unity, Proud Boys and BLM have been working together for months on police reform and denouncing racism. Media Silent as Proud Boys and BLM Join Together to Denounce Racism, Reform Police — The Free Thought Project

In 2019, Cops Arrested More People for Possessing a Plant Than All Violent Crime COMBINED — The Free Thought Project

Despite widespread legalization, drug war addicted cops are continuing to throw hundreds of thousands of people in jail for a plant. In 2019, Cops Arrested More People for Possessing a Plant Than All Violent Crime COMBINED — The Free Thought Project

The Racist Roots of American Policing: From Slave Patrols to Traffic Stops — The Free Thought Project

The persistence of racially biased policing means that unless American policing reckons with its racist roots, it is likely to keep repeating mistakes of the past. The Racist Roots of American Policing: From Slave Patrols to Traffic Stops — The Free Thought Project

Ambushed LA Deputies Were Shot Near Station Linked to ‘Executioner Gang’ of Rogue Cops — The Free Thought Project

The two LASD deputies who were ambushed in their cruiser, were shot near the notorious Compton police station linked to the alleged police gang called the “executioners.” Ambushed LA Deputies Were Shot Near Station Linked to ‘Executioner Gang’ of Rogue Cops — The Free Thought Project

Fourteen Martyrs in the Struggle Against Racist Terror and Trumpism-Fascism

by PAUL STREETFacebookTwitterRedditEmail Photograph by Nathaniel St. Clair The wannabe fascist dictator Donald Trump, his personal attorney general William Barr, and the rest of the broader right-wing United States political and propaganda machine absurdly portray the remarkable anti-racist and anti-police violence protest wave that arose across the nation after the lynching of George Floyd as “radical […]

Stop Training Police Like They’re Joining the Military

If policing is to change, the spotlight must turn toward police academies, where new recruits are first inculcated into the folkways of their profession.   Rosa Brooks Georgetown University law professor When I entered the Washington, D.C., police academy in 2016 as a recruit officer in the district’s volunteer police reserve corps, I quickly discovered that […]

Nearly all Black Lives Matter protests are peaceful despite Trump narrative, report finds

In stark contrast to rightwing claims, 93% of demonstrations have involved no serious harm to people or property Lois Beckett @loisbeckett The vast majority of the thousands of Black Lives Matter protests this summer have been peaceful, with more than 93% involving no serious harm to people or damage to property, according to a new report […]

Kenosha Sheriff’s Racist Rant Follows Pattern of Fraternizing with White Supremacists — MintPress News

The Kenosha Police Department has come under heavy scrutiny in recent days after one of its officers shot Jacob Blake multiple times in the back at close range. Later, after protests erupted, its officers stood shoulder-to-shoulder with local militia, one of whom — a 17-year-old boy — would go on to shoot three people, returning… Kenosha […]

WATCH: Protesters Armed with AR-15s Corner Police During Violent Protests — The Free Thought Project

In the wake of the latest police shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, protesters armed to the teeth with semi-automatic rifles have faced down an armored personnel carrier. WATCH: Protesters Armed with AR-15s Corner Police During Violent Protests — The Free Thought Project