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Lee Camp: 19 Facts About American Policing That Will Blow Your Mind

    Lee Camp: 19 Facts About American Policing That Will Blow Your Mind

With all the protests and anger and violence across the country, a justified discussion about policing has begun on our corporate media airwaves. (I would say the discussion is overdue, but in fact, we’ve had it roughly every three years for the past 40 years.) However, despite all the coverage, a deeper debate sits ignored…

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Agent Provocateurs: Police at Protests All Over the Country Caught Destroying Property

    Agent Provocateurs: Police at Protests All Over the Country Caught Destroying Property

The United States is on fire. Since the police killing of George Floyd on May 26, millions have taken to the streets in protest, clashing with police. At least 11 people have died, and thousands have been arrested. 15 states (plus Washington, D.C.) have called in the National Guard to quash protests raging in over…

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George Floyd Protests: Police Escalating Violence Across America

    George Floyd Protests: Police Escalating Violence Across America

Six days after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd, asphyxiating him by keeping his knee on his neck for nearly nine minutes, America is still burning with outrage. Violent clashes have broken out across the nation as the killing has proven to be a catalyst for protests against a racist justice system. While some…

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“Deadly Exchange”: America’s Racist Policing Has Roots in Israel

    “Deadly Exchange”: America’s Racist Policing Has Roots in Israel

Racism and violence against people of color in the U.S. is nothing new. In fact, the United States, with its claims to be “the land of the free,” has always been a racist, genocidal and violent state. It was founded on genocide of the native people and on the backs African slaves. The United States…

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Amazon Facial Rekognition App Sets Off Alarm Bells

  Amazon Facial Rekognition App Sets Off Alarm Bells

SEATTLE — Amazon is lobbying the public with proposed guidelines for lawmakers to adopt when crafting legislation around the use of facial-recognition technology. Amazon’s own software, Rekognition, has been put to the test by rights groups such as the ACLU, who have come to troubling conclusions about racial bias and threats to civil liberties. The…

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The Black Faces in High Places Supporting America’s Police State

  The Black Faces in High Places Supporting America’s Police State

The worst hate group in the United States is not the Ku Klux Klan or any self-proclaimed alt-right group. The most racist, vicious, and deadly menace to black people in this country is law enforcement. The police, courts and prisons exist primarily to keep as many black people under control as possible. All other claims…

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