How the excessive militarization of the police has turned cops into counterinsurgents.
The racial disparities in the town where Michael Brown was killed by police are shocking, but they’re characteristic of the nation.
Theodore Wafer’s guilty verdict allowed us to breathe easy for a second, but the killing of Michael Brown sucked all the oxygen right back out of the room.
The de Blasio administration says it supports “broken windows” so long as it is done in a “respectful” manner. But that’s impossible. It is by definition disrespectful and oppressive.
We don’t escape America's history of racism because we believe ourselves to be good people, or that we're just doing our jobs. It’s already defined our lives.
We have ceded so much power to the police, and they brazenly flaunt it without fear of repercussion.
I’m wondering— what can’t be blamed on absent black fathers?
A new investigation by The Intercept reveals how racist anti-Muslim neocons are driving the nation’s law enforcement agenda.