Law Enforcement Exposed: Massive Blue Leaks, Police Pentagon Papers

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

In an email message, Betsy Reed, the editor-in-chief of the Intercept reports, "Hundreds of thousands of files from the FBI and local police departments have been leaked, exposing serious abuses [...]

Portland: Getting Out of Jail Requires Relinquishing Constitutional Rights

By Dara Lind, ProPublica. -

Federal authorities are using a new tactic in their battle against protesters in Portland, Oregon: arrest them on offenses as minor as “failing to obey” an order to get off a sidewalk on federal [...]

Current NYPD Officers With The Most Substantiated Misconduct Complaints

By George Joseph, Christopher Robbins, Jake Offenhartz and Jake Dobkin, Gothamist. -

Approximately four thousand of the NYPD’s 36,000 active officers have at least one substantiated complaint of police misconduct, according to data from the Civilian Complaint Review Board [...]

Fossil Fuel Industry Pollutes Black And Brown Communities

By Gin Armstrong and Derek Seidman, Eyes on the Ties. -

Many of the most powerful oil and gas companies, private utilities, and financial institutions that drive environmental injustice are also backers of the same police departments – through their [...]

Portland’s Mayor Tear-Gassed By Militarized US Police

By Gillian Flaccus, AP. -

The mayor of Portland, Oregon was tear-gassed by U.S. government agents as he stood outside a federal courthouse during another night of protests against the presence of federal police sent by [...]

Federal Agents Retreat To Portland Base As Protesters Control Streets

By Chris McGreal , The Guardian. -

The DHS officers dispatched by the president to put down the demonstrations have instead become prisoners of the building they are ostensibly there to defend. “The feds don’t have control of [...]

What Are Trump And His Goons Up To?

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

First and foremost, it is a political stunt to capture the law and order crowd and press on divides between the coastal cities and inland voters. But it’s also more sinister than that. The use of [...]

New Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Federal Law Enforcement

By Jonathan Levinson, Oregon Public Broadcasting. -

The Western States Center, the First Unitarian Church of Portland, two state representatives and an ACLU legal observer are listed as plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which alleges the federal [...]

Portland’s Wall Of Moms Joined By Dads With Leaf Blowers

By Chris Walker, Truthout. -

In response to the use of tear gas being utilized by federal officers against demonstrators, including a group of moms, in an uprising in Portland, Oregon, this week, a like-minded dads’ group [...]

150 Federal Agents Set To Deploy In Chicago

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is crafting plans to deploy about 150 federal agents to Chicago this week, the Chicago Tribune has learned, a move that would come amid growing [...]

Protesters Attacked By Police Are Suing To Vindicate Their Constitutional Rights

By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout. -

Protesters demonstrating against white supremacy and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s public lynching have been met with illegal repression by law enforcement. Police have utilized [...]

Portland: A Harbinger Of Things To Come?

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland, fired tear gas against protesters again overnight as the city’s mayor demanded that the agents be removed and as the state’s [...]

Secret Police On The Streets Of PDX

By Members of Black Rose Anarchist Federation, Black Rose. -

Portland has now become a proving ground for the Trump administration to demonstrate its ‘law and order’ bona fides in the run-up to the 2020 election. Federal police, with little information [...]

Portland Protester, Navy Veteran, Describes Beating By Federal Officers

By Zane Sparling, Portland Tribune. -

David stood as solidly as a rock while federal officers pepper-sprayed him twice and struck him at least five times with a baton during a rally outside the Hatfield Courthouse on Saturday, July [...]

Oregon Officials Decry Federal Agents After Protest Clashes

By Andrew Selsky and Gillian Flaccus, AP News. -

Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland, Oregon, fired tear gas against protesters again overnight as the city’s mayor demanded that the agents be removed and as the [...]