Category: Police State/Civil Liberties

If It Can Happen In Kenosha…

The natural consequences of half a century of excessive piggishness. By Rod Dreher The American Conservative I don’t know about you, but “Kenosha, Wisconsin” has always been for me one of those place names — like “Duluth, Minnesota,” “Peoria, Illinois” — that convey a certain Midwestern solidity and […]

The Abolition Movement

By Josie Duffy Rice Vanity Fair Long before the internet caught wind of him, Henry Earl was already a local legend. By the time the Charleston Gazette dubbed him a “cult-status hero” and Newsweek called him the “town drunk,” Earl was already known around Lexington, Kentucky, as James […]

Kamala Harris Is No Ally to Transwomen

By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley “I have never really understood exactly what a ‘liberal’ is, since I have heard ‘liberals’ express every conceivable opinion on every conceivable subject. As far as I can tell, you have the extreme right, who are fascist racist […]

It’s Time to Abolish the FBI

A proposal for “defunding the police” from the Right though a bit moderate, just like most proposals for “defunding the police” from the Left. By Boyd Cathey Chronicles Now that a federal appellate court has ordered the dismissal of the case against Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, and outgoing intelligence […]

How Cops Can Secretly Track Your Phone

The availability of surveillance technology increases the urgency of the decentralist project. Death to the Empire. By Kim Zetter The Intercept Since May, as protesters around the country have marched against police brutality and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, activists have spotted a recurring presence in […]

All Police Can Be Secret Police

Authentic anti-police statism means opposing police at every level and within every institutional sector, including federal, state, local, tribal, military, university, or private. By Melissa Gira Grant The New Republic Painful images are still coming out of Portland—law enforcement wielding exterminator-like sprayers of tear gas, firing “less-lethal” munitions […]