The American Brand of Racism

The American Brand of Racism (The History of Antigua and Barbuda in writings, photographs, and stories)

  Although the Americans were initially greeted with brass bands and open arms, Antiguans at all levels of society quickly found that the Americans did not see their society as they did…

Although the Americans were initially greeted with brass bands and open arms, Antiguans at all levels of society quickly found that the Americans did not see their society as they did. The Americans brought to Antigua a consciousness of race, and a level of racial discrimination and hostility, that was far greater than any that…

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How Egyptian police hunt LGBT people on dating apps – BBC News

How Egyptian police hunt LGBT people on dating apps (BBC News)

The BBC has seen evidence of how officers pose as dates online to seek out and arrest their targets.

There is no explicit law against homosexuality in Egypt, but our investigation has found that the crime of “debauchery” – a sex work law – is being used to criminalise the LGBT community.Transcripts submitted in police arrest reports show how officers are posing online to seek out – and in some cases allegedly fabricate evidence…

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Ben Crump calls for an end to Memphis Police SCORPION Squads | localmemphis.com

Attorneys for Tyre Nichols’ family call for an end to Memphis Police SCORPION Squads (localmemphis.com)

Attorney Ben Crump said the SCORPION units and similar around the country incite more violence than they prevent.

“Pro-active policing” or “saturation unit policing,” whether the officers are in unmarked cars wearing tactical vests or “jump-out boys” in plain clothes and undercover, is defined by several common and dangerous components. These types of aggressive units are used in cities across the country and are intended to flood troubled areas with officers to stem…

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CrimethInc. : The Defense of Lützerath : A Photoessay and Poster Documenting Ecological Destruction and Resistance

The Defense of Lützerath : A Photoessay and Poster Documenting Ecological Destruction and Resistance by an author (crimethinc.com)

Over the past week, police have taken brutal steps to suppress ecological movements in Europe and the United States. In Germany, police evicted and destroyed the long-occupied village of Lützerath in a massive operation in order to expand an ecologically devastating open pit coal mine.

Over the past week, police have taken brutal steps to suppress ecological movements in Europe and the United States. In Germany, police evicted and destroyed the long-occupied village of Lützerath in a massive operation in order to expand an ecologically devastating open pit coal mine. Today, in Atlanta, Georgia, police murdered a person in the…

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Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With Google — ProPublica

Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With Google by an author (propublica.org)

Some sites selling abortion pills share information with Google. This data could be used to prosecute people who end their pregnancies with medication.

These third-party trackers, including a Google Analytics tool and advertising technologies, collect a host of details about users and feed them to tech behemoth Google, its parent company, Alphabet, and other third parties, such as the online chat provider LiveChat. Those details include the web addresses the users visited, what they clicked on, the search…

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Blackhall Intensifies Destruction of Weelaunee People’s Park in Atlanta Forest – UNICORN RIOT

Blackhall Intensifies Destruction of Weelaunee People’s Park in Atlanta Forest (unicornriot.ninja)

Atlanta, GA – One week after a multi-agency raid on those camping out in the Atlanta Forest, the company behind the land swap of 40 acres of Weelaunee People’s Park (aka Intrenchment Creek Park), Blackhall Real Estate Phase II, LLC, instructed its contractors to dig up the park’s concrete park…

Atlanta, GA – One week after a multi-agency raid on those camping out in the Atlanta Forest, the company behind the land swap of 40 acres of Weelaunee People’s Park (aka Intrenchment Creek Park), Blackhall Real Estate Phase II, LLC, instructed its contractors to dig up the park’s concrete parking lot, trail head, and the…

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Former Republican candidate arrested in shootings targeting Democratic politicians’ homes – Albuquerque Journal

Former Republican candidate arrested in shootings targeting Democratic politicians’ homes by Elise Kaplan, Ryan Boetel and Jessica Dyer / Journal Staff Writers (abqjournal.com)

Albuquerque SWAT officers take a man into custody Monday afternoon in Southwest Albuquerque. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)
Albuquerque police on Monday arrested the man they say is the “mastermind” behind a recent string of shootings targeting Democratic lawmakers’ homes.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBHV4yAybcI[/embed] The suspect, Solomon Pena, is a Republican who unsuccessfully ran for office in November, has made repeated claims that the election was rigged and appears to have attended the Jan. 6, 2021, riot in Washington, D.C.Around 3 p.m. APD’s SWAT team swarmed a condominium complex near the ABQ BioPark Zoo to execute a search…

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LAPD’s Release of Drug Tests Is Smearing Keenan Anderson, Groups Say

LAPD’s Release of Drug Tests Is Smearing Keenan Anderson, Groups Say by Manisha Krishnan (VICE)

“I think the goal of the LAPD’s PR machine is to have the public believe that the victim somehow caused their own death.” 

LAPD did not respond to VICE News’ question as to why it released preliminary drug test results while awaiting an independent autopsy. But it’s not uncommon for police departments to disseminate information about the drug use of someone who was killed after interacting with cops. And, as seen following the murder of George Floyd, once…

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Comparison of US Firearm-Related Deaths Among Children and Adolescents by Race and Ethnicity, 1999–2020 – PMC

Comparison of US Firearm-Related Deaths Among Children and Adolescents by Race and Ethnicity, 1999–2020 (PubMed Central (PMC))

An analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mortality data found that firearm-related deaths surpassed motor vehicle collisions as the leading cause of mortality for US children and adolescents aged 1 to 19 years (hereafter “youths”) for the first time in 2020.1 The 2019 to 2020 increase in the crude rate of firearm-related…

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