Tag Archives: Police Violence

Fascism in America 8: Violence and Intimidation

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The Big No-No: An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“Government Violence, Militias and Intimidation in American History”

Fascism in America 6: Authoritarianism

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“Authoritarianism: Respect for Authority — the President, Teachers, Police”

Fascism in America 5: A Little Detour to the Dutch Police

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“Dutch Police Training: From Authoritarianism to Deescalation Techniques”

How Separate Are We, Really?

image: nairaland.com

image: nairaland.com

On July 14, a man ran his truck into crowds of people enjoying the Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, France, killing eighty-some and wounding so many others.

Bastille Day celebrates the birth of the French Republic, with its motto, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. Fraternity means, among other things, communal support, friendship, brotherhood. Continue reading

Officer Slam 3: A Sea of Troubles

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The Big No-No:  An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“Fans of SRO Ben Fields and Lawsuits for Excessive Force and Racial Profiling”

Officer Slam 1: The Incident

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The Big No-No:  An Outsider on American Fascism, where it resides under the title:

“Spring Valley High School Student Violently Arrested by SRO Ben Fields”

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garrettI’m glad someone is doing this. The statistics, if accurate, are disturbing.

Bisknell Reports

Analysis of The Guardian’s “The Counted” project at the midpoint of the year reveals a number of horrifying statistics.

The Counted is a project by the Guardian – and you – working to count the number of people killed by police and other law enforcement agencies in the United States throughout 2015, to monitor their demographics and to tell the stories of how they died.”

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The running total currently stands at 547 people who have lost their lives at the hands of the police, although this total usually lags behind by a couple of days as it takes time to gather facts and validate them.

However, based on the current terrifying average of 3 people killed per day, I estimate that the total will be around 553, with the final total for the year likely to reach a staggering 1106.

To put that into perspective, this is nearly as many…

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