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As Police Commander's Trial Nears, a `Black in Blue' Legacy is in the Spotlight

Glenn Reedus Chicago Reporter
The trial of Police Commander Glenn Evans, which is scheduled to begin in December, highlights divisions in neighborhoods where crime is often highest and police misconduct complaints are frequent. Evans, a 28-year veteran of the Police Department, is accused of shoving the barrel of a gun down a man’s throat while simultaneously holding a stun gun to his genitals.

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The Backyard Shock Doctrine

Laura Gottesdiener Tom Dispatch
“Internal displacement causes conflict. And there’s no other country in the world that would force so much internal displacement and pretend that it’s something else.”
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