By Mark Naison If the death of Michael Brown reflects normal police protocols in the US, we need to change “normal police protocols” and not only in Ferguson.
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By Phoenix Calida. This past weekend, Phoenix Calida delivered food and supplies to residents of Ferguson, Missouri. This is her photo essay. All photos by Phoenix.
By Chuck Morse Sanctioning the cop who murdered Mike Brown is far less important than dismantling the prison industrial complex.
By Mark Naison Three stages of the militarization of American police
Finding hope for social justice in the origins of human civilization By Joseph Orosco There usually comes a point in one of the many classes I teach dealing with social justice issues that students will stop and ask: “How can we have hope that justice will prevail?”
By Chris Crass Rioting throughout history, by oppressed peoples against injustice, has been one of the most effective ways to make positive changes in society. Regularly rioting takes places after all avenues have proved ineffective.
By Mark Naison Discharging multiple shots into an unarmed suspect is a reflection of a bad department culture, not just individual bad judgment.
By Phoenix Calida Have you made out a will? Just in case, ya know? You wanna make sure your kids get their inheritance, ya know?Did you add who will get your kids if….?Did you make sure to hug your mama and daddy good before they left today?You need to walk with your head down. You look arrogant and angry…
Chris Dixon, originally from Alaska, is a longtime anarchist organizer, writer, and educator with a PhD from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He is a collective member of the Institute for Anarchist Studies and serves on the advisory board for the activist journal Upping the Anti.
By Phoenix Calida Being a woman of color is a very unique situation. On one side, we have white supremacy and racism. So there is an urge to join with men of color and fight for racial equality. On the other side, we have patriarchy and sexism. So there is an urge to join white women and fight for…
By Phoenix Calida This call out isn’t new or revolutionary. Haven’t trans women, women of color, poor women, disabled women, queer women, *been* calling out feminism forever?