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It is disappointing to see that there has not been more public outrage, especially in the major media, about the killing of Kajieme Powell. As a video of the incident Tuesday clearly shows, the St. Louis police officers who killed Powell showed a reckless and callous disregard for human life in what is no isolated event, as many have documented.

Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:16:37 -0400
Rage Is Valid: On Responding to Ferguson and "Correctional" Violence ]]> Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:24:46 -0400 Everytown USA: Is the Policeman Your Friend?

2014 822 polProtestors clash with police on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, the night of Aug. 19, 2014. (Photo: Eric Thayer / The New York Times)

In Ferguson, the world finally got a long, hard look at what a hyper-weaponized military-style United States police force looks like in action.

Opinion Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:12:27 -0400