February 13, 2012

Jamboree serves as recruiting tool for military, which will set up displays and equipment during event.

11 Feb 2012

Another milestone in preparations for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree is now crossed. On Friday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed an executive order that desi...

November 24, 2011

KATELYN FERRAL – KFERRAL@NEWSOBSERVER.COM


Police brandishing guns and assault rifles entered a vacant Franklin Street car dealership and arrested a group of demonstrators who had taken over the building Saturday night.


From The News Observer, November 13, 2011. For ful...

November 24, 2011

By arming local police departments with military grade equipment, domestic policing has come to resemble a combat operation with citizens as the enemy.

By Rania Khalek for Alternet, November 22, 2011

On Friday, November 18, a group of UC Davis students staged a sit-in to...

November 21, 2011

Photo:Brian Nguyen/The Aggie.

By Xeni Jardin at 1:58 am Sunday, Nov 20, 2011 for Boing Boing:

22-year-old UC Davis student W. (name withheld by request) was one of the students pepper-sprayed at point-blank range Friday by Lt. John Pike while seated on the ground, arms l...

November 20, 2011

By Bob Ostertag in The Huffington Post

November 19, 2011

Yesterday, police at UC Davis attacked seated students with a chemical gas.

I teach at UC Davis and I personally know many of the students who were the victims of this brutal and unprovoked assault. They are top stu...

November 20, 2011

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A man sits in front of a police line at City Hall during an anti-Wall Street protest in Oakland, California, October 25, 2011. (REUTERS/Kim White)

By Norm Stamper for The Nation, November 9, 2011

(Norm Stamper was chief of the Seattle Police Department...

November 19, 2011

Arthur Rizer and Joseph Hartman for The Atlantic

November 7, 2011

Over the past 10 years, law enforcement officials have begun to look and act more and more like soldiers. Here’s why we should be alarmed.

Danny Moloshok / Reuters

At around 9:00 a.m. on May 5, 2011, officer...

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