Judge Says Columbus Police Ran ‘Amok’; Restricts Use Of Force

By Catherine Whelan, NPR. -

A federal judge has ordered police in Columbus, Ohio, to stop using force including tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets against nonviolent protesters, ruling that officers ran "amok" during [...]

On Contact: Police Abuse And Torture

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

Chris Hedges discusses police abuse and torture with civil rights attorney Flint Taylor. Taylor’s new book is ‘The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago’. With his colleagues at [...]

Battleground Baltimore: The Path To Police Accountability

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, The Real News. -

Baltimore, MD - The battle to keep Black, brown, and other marginalized people safe from police violence is like a fire that has burned for as long as this country has existed. Hot spots flare up [...]

DC To Pay $1.6 Million Over False Arrests And Excessive Force During 2017 Inauguration

Washington, DC - The ACLU of the District of Columbia, the Law Office of Jeffrey Light, and the District of Columbia today filed court papers stating the District will pay $1.6 million to settle [...]

Enbridge Is ‘Funding And Incentivizing’ Police To Crack Down On Its Opponents

By Emily Atkin, Heated World. -

Park Rapids, MN - Jane Fonda’s trip to Minnesota has not gone exactly as planned. She expected attention from the media. She did not expect attention from the police. The actress and climate [...]

Capitalism And Political Violence At Home And Abroad

By Robert Urie, Counterpunch. -

Question: why do both conservative and liberal governments in the U.S. install right-wing governments abroad if ‘the U.S.’ opposes right-wing political violence? While right and left politics may [...]

Probe Demanded Over Capitol Police Standing Aside For Pro-Trump Mob

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

Images and videos of U.S. Capitol Police officers taking selfies with members of the pro-Trump mob that invaded the halls of Congress Wednesday fueled growing calls for an investigation into law [...]

Proud Boy Attacks Send Several To Hospital In Critical Condition

By All Out DC, It's Going Down. -

Thousands of Trump supporters rallied in Washington, DC, to build popular support for a Trump-led coup. The demonstration was organized as a “Stop The Steal Rally,” which promoted far-Right [...]

RCMP Must Respond To Spying Allegations

By Jeremy Hainsworth, Vancouver Courier. -

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) is taking the RCMP in front of a judge for its alleged failure to respond to allegations of spying on groups and organizations and First Nations [...]

How To Identify Visible (And Invisible) Surveillance At Protests

By Matthew Guariglia, EFF. -

The full weight of U.S. policing has descended upon protesters across the country as people take to the streets to denounce the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and countless [...]

Protesters Demand Elections Remain Untampered Across United States

By Jenn Schreiter, Unicorn Riot. -

“Don’t let Trump steal the election!” warned graphics shared on social media inviting protesters to a National Day of Protest for a People’s Mandate in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The mandate sought [...]

Open Letter From Williams Family About Police Intimidation At Land Back Lane

By the Williams Family, Yellowhead Institute. -

About a hundred years ago, in 1927, when First Nation peoples were increasingly organizing land claims, the federal government amended the Indian Act to make it illegal for anyone to fundraise [...]

Two Massive New Leaks Show Dirty Underbelly Of Empire

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

Most Americans don’t know reality. They know their personal reality, but unfortunately their reality is thoroughly detached from real pure, uncut reality. For example, do they know that police [...]

Blacks In LA Nearly Four Times As Likely To Be Cited By Police

By Sam Levin, Black Agenda Report. -

The Los Angeles police department (LAPD) gave 63% of its citations for “loitering while standing” to Black residents in recent years, despite African Americans making up just 7% of the city’s [...]

Report Finds ‘Gang Like’ Police Clique That Exerts ‘Undue Influence’

By Alene Tchekmedyian, LA Times. -

Los Angeles County’s top watchdog said Monday that substantial evidence exists that a secretive group of tattooed deputies at the East L.A. sheriff’s station are “gang-like and their influence [...]