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Dark Days: The Story of Four Canadians Tortured in the Name of Fighting Terror
An exposé of Canadian national security investigations, Kerry Pither's Dark Days exposes a disturbing record of human-rights abuses, both at home and abroad, and ultimately questions our notion of the...
"Do Not Resist": The Police Militarization Documentary Everyone Should See
On a sunny afternoon last summer, Craig Atkinson, a New York City-based filmmaker, stood in a front yard in South Carolina surrounded by several heavily armed police officers. Inside, they found a ter...
Grassroots Power vs. Police Brutality: Against The Current vol. 84
Widespread police abuse is a long-time, normally mainly secret side of life in capitalist America, especially for minority communities. Now, in a number of cities, outrageous cases of police murders o...
How We Changed Toronto: The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980
By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, high-rise apa...
Organizing to Stop Police Brutality in Riverside, California: Organizing for Accountability: Against The Current vol. 83
Feeley, Dianne; Finkel, David
interview with Chani Beeman. Chani Beeman is co-chair of the Riverside Coalition for Police Accountability, whose principles and mission statement can be found at their website (www.ucr. edu/ethnomus/...
Police: Urban Policing in Canada
Policing is crucial to society. In the public's mind, police stand for law and order, protecting the law-abiding from the law-breaker. But what does the police officer on the beat actually do? Does th...
Police in Canada: The Real Story
What's going on with Canada's police? Once an institution that commanded respect and trust, the police are now widely regarded with skepticism and even suspicion.
The Socialist Register 1982: Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Still Got the News: Against The Current vol. 84
As a student activist at the University of Michigan in the middle and late 1980s, I was part of a coalition of activists who planned and carried out a democratic takeover of our school's newspaper, Th...
What Black Lives Matter means for Labor
An account and analysis of the centrality of the Black freedom struggle to the working class movement as a whole, arguing that the struggle for Black liberation is a precondition for human liberation ...
With My Heart in Yambo
Restrepo, Maria Fernanda
Twenty-four years ago director Fernanda Restrepo's two teenage brothers disappeared. A year later, the family finally learned the worst possible news: the brothers had been kidnapped, tortured and mur...
A Camera on Every Cop
Taser International cashes in on police misconduct
On December 1, 2014, after several months of protests against police brutality that began with the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama pledged $75 million in federal funds to...
IFJ and EFJ oppose media restrictions in the newly-enacted Spanish Public Security Law
Sources News Release
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its regional organisation, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), have joined their Spanish affiliates FAPE, FESP, FSC-CC.OO. and ELA-Gizal...
RSF fully supports journalists suing Ferguson police
Sources News Release
Arrests of journalists while gathering information and covering demonstrations are inadmissible in the country of the First Amendment.
Two justice systems?
Letter to the editor
It seems that we have two justice systems: one for the police, and one for the rest of us.
The uncounted: why the US can't keep track of people killed by police
After a year of high-profile police killings, calls for a national database have gained traction. But how would that work? Tom McCarthy investigates the challenges for law enforcement and government o...
From the Connexions Archives
Working Group on Minority-Police Relations
Organization profile published 1980