Holiday-themed mutual aid efforts are popping up in cities and towns all across the United States.
The ShotSpotter system manufactures urgency for aggressive police deployments.
Hiring a diverse police force may change what cops look like, but it doesn’t change what policing means and does.
Alternatives to policing are already being built in Minneapolis.
A ballot question that would fold police into a public safety department has defined the race for mayor.
If the system is functioning as it is designed to, then “reform” will almost always find ways to reinforce the norm.
A “closure” sometimes means the use of prisons as training sites that perpetuate oppression elsewhere.
This Black August, incarcerated organizers are calling on supporters to step up in the spirit of abolition.
While conservatives promote more state violence, religious people of different faiths are doing radical liberatory work.