Tag Archives: Police Repression

Johnny Hazard :
Thousands of public university students in Mexico City go out on strike

They are protesting the police killings and forced disappearances of students in the Mexican state of Guerrero. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | October 16, 2014 MEXICO CITY — Students at most public universities in the Mexico City … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
Thousands of public university students in Mexico City go out on strike

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Harry Targ :
Angela Davis featured at National Forum on Police Crimes at University of Chicago

Police repression and ideological mystification are the glues that maintain structural violence. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | May 19, 2014 Stop Police Crimes! End Mass Incarceration! Free All Political Prisoners! (Rally with Angela Davis, Trinity United Church … finish reading Harry Targ :
Angela Davis featured at National Forum on Police Crimes at University of Chicago

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Johnny Hazard : Tanks Versus Teachers in Mexico City

Striking teachers at Zócalo plaza in Mexico City, Friday, September 13, 2013. Photo by Eduardo Verdugo / AP. Tanks vs. teachers: Federal police drive striking teachers from Mexico’s Zócalo plaza By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | September 19, … finish reading Johnny Hazard : Tanks Versus Teachers in Mexico City

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Shirley Youxjeste : Mexican Feds Crack Down on Teachers Protesting Educational ‘Reform’

Mexican federal police confront protesting teachers in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, on April 4, 2013. Photo by  EFE / STR. Image from La Prensa (San Antonio). Mexican teachers take the streetsagainst standardized tests Teachers in Guerrero, tired of the hostility of the … finish reading Shirley Youxjeste : Mexican Feds Crack Down on Teachers Protesting Educational ‘Reform’

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Ron Jacobs : Cops and Contradictions

Demonstrators form a “human oil spill” in Burlington, VT, July 30, 2012. Photo by Sarah Harris / North Country Public Radio. Inset image below: Riot police used rubber bullets, sting ball pellets, and pepper spray against Burlington demonstraters. Image from … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Cops and Contradictions

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Ron Jacobs : Creeping Fascism? Ask the Cop on the Corner

Police state shown busily creeping. Image from The End of the World.Ask the cop on the corner:Creeping fascism The infant U.S. police state is no longer learning to crawl; it has learned to walk and will soon be stomping its … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Creeping Fascism? Ask the Cop on the Corner

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Jordan Flaherty : Challenging Louisiana’s ‘Crime Against Nature’ Law

Harassment of New Orleans sex workers. Photo from ColorLines.Justice Dept. calls law discriminatory:Victims fight Louisiana’s repressive‘Crime Against Nature’ statute Legal action comes with increased scrutiny from the federal government over the conduct of the New Orleans Police Department. By Jordan … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Challenging Louisiana’s ‘Crime Against Nature’ Law

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David Holmes Morris : Violent Repression in the Dominican Republic

Policemen stand guard in Capotillo, the Dominican Republic. Photo from Reuters.Dominican National Police:A tradition of violent repression By David Holmes Morris / The Rag Blog / October 21, 2010 Despite national and international outcry, the Dominican National Police is continuing … finish reading David Holmes Morris : Violent Repression in the Dominican Republic

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Environmental Warrior : Remembering Judi Bari

Judi Bari celebrates March 3, 1995, outside the Oakland Federal Courthouse after winning a round in her civil rights lawsuit against the FBI and Oakland Police. Photo by Xiang Xing Zhou / San Francisco Daily Journal.Earth First! and the FBI:The … finish reading Environmental Warrior : Remembering Judi Bari

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Paul Krassner : Kent State Anniversary Blues

Reaction from students at New York University after the Kent State massacre. Photo from NYU Archives Photograph Collection.Four dead in Ohio:Kent State Anniversary Blues By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / April 17, 2010 See gallery of photos, Below. … finish reading Paul Krassner : Kent State Anniversary Blues

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Jonah Raskin : 40 Years Later: The Assassination of Fred Hampton

Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in 1969. Photo by Paul Sequeira.I will never forget…The assassination of Fred Hampton I protested in New York with hundreds of other people, all of us outraged… I was arrested and beaten on 51st Street … finish reading Jonah Raskin : 40 Years Later: The Assassination of Fred Hampton

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