Tag Archives: militarization

Person of Year should be Pepper-Spray Cop

Here’s Time magazine’s argument — the writer was Kurt Andersen — for why 2011 was the Year of the Protester: So 2011 was unlike any year since 1968 – but more consequential because more protesters have more skin in the … Continue reading

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Police armed to the teeth to fight — protesters?

We all know that police departments across the country are becoming more and more militarized, as if expecting attacks from a domestic version of the Taliban. But the amount of hardware moving from the Pentagon to the police is even … Continue reading

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