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Our Killer Cops

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On April 23, 2022
To say the least, it is beyond unacceptable for American cops to murder about 100 people a year during routine traffic stops. Police in the US have killed nearly 600 people during traffic stops since 2017, with the deaths continuing apace this year, a review of national police violence data shows. The numbers add urgency […]
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Social movements come in different varieties. Some are movements that emerge slowly out of years and decades of organizing and remain relatively contained and containable by their leaders. These might range from environmental justice to labor organizing. Others, also emerging from years and decades and organizing, can blow up so fast that there is no […]
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Ban Tear Gas

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On May 2, 2021
In our conversations about the disaster that is American policing, one thing that is not coming up as often as it should is that the police should not be allowed to use tear gas. There are lots of reasons for this. It is not some sort of harmless agent. It might not be lethal, but […]
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Are There Good Cops? Part 7

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On April 26, 2021
No, no there are not. Stephanie Bottom was terror-stricken in the driver’s seat of her SUV, trying not to move as three officers in Salisbury, N.C., held her at gunpoint during a traffic stop for speeding in May 2019. Bottom, an Atlanta librarian and grandmother of five, was driving to North Carolina for a relative’s […]
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