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The Threat of Fascism Won’t End with Trump

Betsy Hartmann Portside
It will take sustained progressive political pressure now and into the future to dismantle the powerful fascist forces that threaten our democracy.

The Police and the Pentagon Are Bringing Our Wars Home

William J. Barber, Phyllis Bennis Foreign Policy in Focus
Thanks to years of hyper militarization, American police departments are recreating our global war zones here at home. With these weapons on our streets, our history of structural racism becomes that much deadlier.

Veterans Call on the Minnesota National Guard to Stand Down

Veterans for Peace Veterans for Peace
We are appalled to see military weapons, vehicles and equipment once again deployed in U.S. cities to control community members who are reacting to a long history of state-sanctioned violence.

The Long Arm of the Law: On the Rise of the Global “Good Cop”

Lyle Jeremy Rubin The Baffler
Protesters march against police brutality in Oakland, California. Badges Without Borders is a book about America’s post-WWII “global transit of police ideas and personnel.” Its critical framework is indebted to a rich legacy of thought centering on the racist underbelly of the international economic order.
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