The Drug Policy Reform Act offers a path toward ending the hugely unpopular war on drugs.
The police-perpetrated killing of Winston Smith shows that the state has no interest in stopping its own violence.
Tear gas is disallowed in war, the lawmakers say, but police regularly use it on the people they’re supposed to protect.
The drug war’s contradictions are impossible to ignore. The nation is ready for a nonviolent approach.
Police and the military operate under the same principle — they move in, occupy and oppress communities.
A new report puts the number of police-perpetrated killings in 2020 at 2,134 — twice as high as other media estimates.
Police, their unions and lobbyists have supported one or more “anti-riot” bills in at least 14 states since last June.
George Floyd was murdered by police one year ago today. “Defund the police” is digging in and growing roots.
Abolitionists are confronting racial capitalism and policing in the post-industrial city of Paterson, New Jersey.
A recent poll has shown that when Americans understand what “defund the police” means, 63 percent support the idea.