Police brutality

Crazed Cops, ‘Fallen Heroes’ Crazed Cops, ‘Fallen Heroes’

Those endless wars on crime and drugs--a staple of 90 percent of America's politicians these last thirty years--have engendered not merely our 2 million prisoners but a vindictiv...

Jan 27, 2000 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Parents and Police Parents and Police

David Dinkins, Susan Sarandon and other celebrities got the headlines, submitting to arrest at New York's One Police Plaza to protest the death of unarmed Amadou Diallo at the h...

Apr 8, 1999 / Editorial / The Editors

When Cops Are Killers When Cops Are Killers

"Justice for Amadou Diallo!" has been the rallying cry throughout New York since four police officers gunned down the unarmed West African immigrant as he stood outside his apartme...

Feb 18, 1999 / Editorial / Angela Ards