Monday, 6 July , 2020

Police

Sri Lanka: police brutality, the ‘new normal’ and neoliberalism

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya Former minister Mangala Samaraweera’s decision not to contest the upcoming parliamentary election, despite his name being on the candidates list, is unlikely...

George Floyd laid to rest as nationwide protests over police violence...

By Niles Niemuth 10 June 2020 Two weeks after George Floyd was killed by four police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, his body was laid to...

White House, Pentagon tensions near breaking point

By ROBERT BURNS June 6, 2020 Tensions between the White House and Pentagon have stretched to near a breaking point over President Donald Trump’s threat to...

It’s a big deal that the outrage expressed over George Floyd’s...

By August H. Nimtz Jr. 05/28/2020 “We should be outraged but not surprised.” The death of George Floyd is the latest instantiation of this almost now...

Minneapolis pledges to dismantle its police department – how will it...

A veto-proof council majority says the city will move to a community-based public safety model – but what will that entail? By Oliver Milman Mon 8...

Spending On Police Is Out of Control

Data show the growth of police budgets has far outpaced population growth in cities across the country. By David Sirota June 8, 2020 Defund the police” has...

Cities consider cutting police budgets

By Dennis Turner  Jun 08, 2020 City leaders across the country have begun talking about taking money out of police budgets and putting into community programs,...

Communities United for Police Reform Celebrates the Passage of Police-STAT Act...

June 8, 2020 New York, NY (June 8, 2020) – Today, Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) celebrated a momentous step that brings New York...

Minnesota cops ‘trained by Israeli forces in restraint techniques’

By Steve Sweeney Monday, June 1, 2020 OFFICERS from the US police force responsible for the killing of George Floyd received training in restraint techniques and...

Ava DuVernay and John Boyega lead Hollywood’s charge against George Floyd’s...

By Christi Carras May 28, 2020 Celebrities are using their platforms to denounce police brutality and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd, a black man...