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Commission Finds Anti-Black Police Violence Constitutes Crimes Against Humanity
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On April 27, the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Against People of African Descent in the United States issued its long-awaited report on the U.S.’s police-perpetrated racist violence. The Commissioners concluded t ...[Read more]
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Some Right-Wing Troops Find Themselves Targeted by Their Own War Machine
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To Hawkeye, the implications were apparent: Calling someone an insurgent or terrorist implied permission to marginalize him, strip him of his rights, detain him, hunt him, and kill him. He’d done this himself to people tagged with those labels overseas. ...[Read more]
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Minnesota to ban cops from affiliating with white supremacist groups: report
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"Minnesota's police licensing board on Thursday agreed to pursue new rules for law enforcement responses to protests and a ban on officers affiliating with white supremacist groups," the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Thursday. "The 16-member Minnesota ...[Read more]
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Derek Chauvin found guilty on all counts in murder of George Floyd
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On Tuesday, after 11 hours of deliberation, the jury in the trial of Derek Chauvin found him guilty on all charges in the murder of George Floyd, a man whose death sparked a massive wave of protests in the summer of 2020. The verdict had been highly anti ...[Read more]
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The Bewildering Search for the Islamic State in Congo
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The 'Kony 2012' stampede failed, and after the Pentagon had spent more than $780 million on it, President Donald Trump quietly shut it down in 2017. But now the Bridgeway Foundation appears to be luring the Biden administration into another, far more dang ...[Read more]
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Abolishing and recreating the police in US may be the only answer
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When some advocate for abolishing the police in response to police brutality, discrimination or corruption, it sounds pretty extreme. For, there is indeed crime in our world, and there needs to be a way for the society to respond to crime. However… Wh ...[Read more]
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Presidential historian lays out the reasons why George Floyd’s death sealed Trump’s fate as a one-term president
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A week after Floyd's death, on June 1, 2020, nonviolent protesters in Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Square were demanding justice for him when they were violently removed by police so that Trump and his allies could walk from the White House to St. John's ...[Read more]
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‘Racist, Unconstitutional, and Anti-Democratic’: Florida Senate Passes GOP Anti-Protest Bill
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After Florida's Senate Republicans on Thursday passed an undemocratic anti-protest bill—expected to be signed into law by its chief proponent, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, as early as next week—the state's ACLU chapter condemned GOP lawmakers for "ai ...[Read more]
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US police and public officials donated to Kyle Rittenhouse, data breach reveals
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A data breach at a Christian crowdfunding website has revealed that serving police officers and public officials have donated money to fundraisers for accused vigilante murderers, far-right activists, and fellow officers accused of shooting black American ...[Read more]
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Virginia Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed Army Officer Fired After Damning Video Released
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A Virginia police officer who pepper-sprayed and threatened a uniformed Black and Latinx Army officer during a routine traffic stop was fired Sunday after video footage of the incident was published, sparking nationwide outrage. WAVY reports Windsor poli ...[Read more]
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White supremacist propaganda appears around California cities as residents brace for ‘White Lives Matter’ rally
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Multiple reports have highlighted the influx in white supremacist propaganda in California cities ahead of the upcoming white supremacist rally at Huntington Beach. Days before the Easter holiday, the Huntington Beach Police Department received intel abou ...[Read more]
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