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Don't Just Blame The Cops: Who Is Responsible For America's Killing Fields?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

In a police state, you're either the one with your hand on the trigger or you're staring down the barrel of a loaded down. In other words, we're all in this together. The oppression and injustice -- be it in the form of shootings, surveillance, fines, etc. -- will come to all of us eventually.

Where Are Mayors Opposing Police Militarization?

Jodie Evans | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Jodie Evans

In cities across the United States, we have seen how the militarized mold of policing and the supply of armored vehicles, assault weapons and the like have resulted in police forces who no longer see their role as one of protecting and serving, but as an occupying army.

More must be done to de-militarize our police

Rep. Hank Johnson | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices
Rep. Hank Johnson

While I'm encouraged that my recommendations are a part of President Obama's recent executive order on this issue, including banning the free transfer of certain military-grade equipment and imposing strict oversight and transparency measures, we cannot stop advocating for comprehensive reform.

Zach Carter

Republicans Are Blocking The Only Congressional Response To Ferguson | Zach Carter | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The only Congressional response to this summer's brutal police crackdown in Ferguson, Missouri appears to be dead, with the House GOP le...

Germany: Closing Doors, Opening Doors

John Feffer | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
John Feffer

It's difficult to close down an organization that's about to be absorbed by a bigger entity. Now imagine what it must be like to close down a country. The to-do list is monumental.

No Taxation Without Demilitarization

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

The left and right have come together to oppose U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Can a similar alliance be forged to reduce Pentagon spending?

How the Obama Administration can Jumpstart the Peace Process

Gadi Baltiansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gadi Baltiansky

Every Israeli leader, at every round of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, has called for a demilitarized Palestinian state. It is fortunate then that this something Palestinians have already agreed to.