Sonali Kolhatkar: Taking A Hard Look At Police Killings
Police killed more people last year than any other on record. Can reimagining city budgets make our communities safer?
Zane McNeill: Movement to stop Atlanta’s ‘Cop City’ calls for support after police kill forest defender
Atlanta activists are calling for an independent investigation and solidarity, after police killed an Indigenous land defender in a heavily-armed raid.
Andrea Mazzarino: War as Terrorism
As a Navy spouse of more than 10 years and a therapist who specializes in treating military families and those fleeing foreign wars, I believe that the post-9/11 wars have finally begun to come home in a variety of ways, including how we think about violence
George Yancy: If the State of the World Makes You Want to Scream, You’re Not Alone
We must face the weight of such social evils and be prepared to also face the ways in which we are complicit with them, especially when we are often indifferent.
Abby Zimet | Killology Inc: America’s Police
The murders by cop go on – the latest, Lymond Moses, was asleep in his car – prompting furious calls for police reform from many weary of the carnage.
Abby Zimet: Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue
“Justice, justice shall you pursue.” – Deuteronomy 16:18-17:13, as Moses directs the Israelites to appoint officials who will govern justly.
Olivia Pace: Policing keeps us safe? It’s a myth. Here’s why.
When you peel back the facade, police and military perpetuate violence on a personal and professional level.
Neta Crawford, et al.: Biden wins – what it means for race relations, US foreign policy and the Supreme Court
Three scholars discuss what a Biden presidency may have in store in three key areas: race, the Supreme Court and foreign policy.
Rebecca Gordon: In a Looking-Glass World, Our Work Is Just Beginning
For the last four years, Donald Trump has made war on the people of this country and indeed on the people of the entire world.
George Yancy: To Be Black in the US Is to Have a Knee Against Your Neck Each Day
What drives the current rift between white and Black America, and how as individuals can we effectively contribute to the fight against the worldmaking of whiteness?
Abby Zimet: Columbus OH Police Mace Double Amputee, Take His Legs, Leave Him Writhing
In a new study that manages to be both shocking and grimly unsurprising, researchers found police in 20 U.S. cities fail to meet even the most basic international human rights standards governing lethal force.
Vera Eidelman: Will the US Supreme Court Protect the Right to Protest?
An officer sued DeRay Mckesson. The lawsuit, which should have been swiftly dismissed, now threatens the First Amendment rights of millions.
Abby Zimet: An Affront To Justice
Amidst our grim, slow slide into a police state where almost no one is safe comes a new report showing ICE arrests of undocumented immigrants at courthouses in New York state have … Continue reading →
Jason Brennan: When the state is unjust, citizens may use justifiable violence
If you see police choking someone to death – such as Eric Garner, the 43-year-old black horticulturalist wrestled down on the streets of New York City in 2014 – you … Continue reading →