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American Wasteland: The Most Urgent Challenge for America is Its Poorly Hidden Mental Health Crisis
Hearing the phrase "mental health crisis," one may think of the epidemic of mass shootings plaguing the country since the Reagan era. Or, images may erupt of home grown terrorist attacks or the plunge...
Connexions Library: Human Rights and Civil Liberties Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on civil liberties and human rights.
Drug War Winners and Losers
A review of Dawn Paley's book "Drug War Capitalism."
Images of Militarized Police in Baton Rouge Draw Global Attention
Photographs and video of heavily armed police officers wearing body armour and helmets arresting protesters in Baton Rouge over the weekend reverberated on social networks and in the world's media, fo...
The Latin Americanization of U.S. Police Forces
A call to white Americans to unite with suppressed minorities who are incarcerated daily, killed in the streets, and who hold little political power against these militarized police forces.
Oil and Water
Brown, Alleen; Parrish, Will; Speri, Alice
A collection of articles charting how leaked documents and public records reveal a troubling fusion of private security, public law enforcement, and corporate money in the fight over the Dakota Access...
Police Militarism in America: In Many Communities Cops are the Terrorists
The apparent murder by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, of Mike Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black youth who was shot a number of times while he was allegedly on his knees with his hands...
Police Unions Sustain Police Violence Epidemic: Since when did we decide that police officers should be above the law?
Two of the biggest police unions in the country are now on record in opposition to free speech. They are on record against constitutionally protected free speech that opposes the epidemic of police vi...
State Department Condemns Attacks on Russian Peaceful Protests, Ignores Those in America
Sainato, Michael J.
On March 26, the State Department tweeted, "U.S. condemns detention of 100s of peaceful protesters in Russia today. Detaining peaceful protesters is an affront to democratic values."
War Against the People: Israel, The Palestinians and Global Pacification
Governments today are waging a 'war against the people' -- whether 'securitization' against asylum seekers in Fortress Europe, 'counterinsurgency' in Afghanisation, or the subliminal war of policy and...
Magnum force cops: 'If you're holding a hammer, everything looks like a nail'
US law enforcement is increasingly using military weapons for everyday tasks. Instead of hiding behind heavy armor, they should be building trust with the community, Peter Bibring, attorney for the AC...