America may not be a traditional police state (yet), but it is an increasingly militarized policed state in which rights are regularly tossed out the window.
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From Naomi Wolf’s arrest in New York to shootings in Tucson and Florida, forces face allegations of abuse of power Continue reading
By Paul Teitelbaum
Many people heaved a sigh of relief when a federal judge enjoined portions of Arizona’s anti-immigrant law SB 1070 in response to a lawsuit filed by the federal government. But, court order or no court order, the situation on the ground in southern Arizona has worsened. Arrests and detentions are increasing, and there are noticeably more Border Patrol agents roaming the streets of cities like Tucson, which is more than 60 miles north of the border with Mexico. Continue reading