Truthout Stories http://www.truth-out.org Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:02:00 -0400 en-gb Everytown USA: Is the Policeman Your Friend? http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25742-everytown-usa-is-the-policeman-your-friend http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25742-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.

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