Legalized Murder and the Politics of Terror

No one, with the exception of the elites, champions neoliberal policies. Citizens do not want their jobs shipped overseas, their schools and libraries closed, their pension and retirement funds looted, programs such as Social Security and welfare cut, government bailouts of Wall Street, or militarized police forces patrolling their neighborhoods...

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The Illusion of Security

What we have... is a bureaucratic illusion of safety. James Bovard, in an op-ed column last year in USA Today, called it “security theater” — a “routine that is far more effective at subjugating Americans than protecting them.”

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Don’t Move (Don’t F#%king Move)

We have to face that when the U.S. acts as self-appointed “global policeman,” what it does to poor nations resembles what those two officers did to Alton Sterling. We must temper selfish and unreasonable fears for our own safety with the knowledge that others also want safe and stable lives....

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The Supreme Court Makes Herstory

With hundreds of anti-choice bills around the country, this landmark victory is cause for celebration, but not rest. As Amy Hagstrom Miller said in front of the Supreme Court, “A win doesn’t mean the struggle is over.”

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