News Roundup 6/3/19

US News A new app allows users to record interactions with police by voice command. [Link] An Indiana judge orders a police force to repay $80,000 that was confiscated from a driver. The money was taken without charging the man with a crime. [Link] Andrew Bacevich...

Wartime Tyranny Against Eugene Debs

Wartime Tyranny Against Eugene Debs

Civil rights do not fare well in wartime, tested against the feverish jingoism of the martial spirit. As the old adage goes, inter armas silent leges — in war the law is silent. In the United States, liberty has too often been sacrificed (without hesitation, we might...

National Police Misconduct Recap

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 03-13-17 Here are the ten reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, March 13, 2017: Muskogee, Oklahoma: An officer was arrested for domestic assault with a deadly weapon. Vallejo, California: An...

News Roundup 2/14/17

Trump says he no longer plans to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. [Link] Steve Mnuchin has been confirmed as Treasury Secretary. The vote to confirm Mnuchin was 53-47. [Link] General Micheal Flynn resigns are National Security Advisor. Flynn's resignation...

Want Crime to Go Down? Abolish the Local Police

Want Crime to Go Down? Abolish the Local Police

Bunker Hill, Indiana, is a village of 900 people. It has not been consumed by the maelstrom of criminal violence that – we are told – would descend on any community even briefly deprived of the divine protection offered by a police department. The village obviously...

News Roundup 12/16/16

Trump nominates Montana Rep Ryan Zinke to head the Department of the Interior. Zinke is a strong supporter of coal. [Link] Facebook is partnering with Snopes and ABC to identify, mark, and demote fake news stories. [Link] Twitter blocks government spy centers from...

The Coming Economic Fascism

The recent efforts by President-elect Donald Trump and Vice-President-elect Mike Pence against Carrier Corp. provide us with a signpost of the economic fascism that lies ahead after both men take office. Whatever might be said about economic fascism, one thing is for...



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