Tag Archives: law enforcement
How will free speech suffer if corporations can ally themselves with government spy agencies and private security firms to intimate and silence those who questions them?
Let us resist attempts to use this tragic moment as an opportunity to advance law enforcement surveillance powers. Freedom of speech can only thrive when we also have the right to privacy. BY JILLIAN YORK EFF.org January 12, 2015 Following a terrorist attack, it is not uncommon to hear calls from politicians and government officials for […]
The Over-Policing of America Police Overkill Has Entered the DNA of Social Policy By Chase Madar December 8, 2013 tomdispatch.com Read Tom Dispatch editor Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here. Xurble. Art from truthdig.com posting of this article. If all you’ve got is a hammer, then everything starts to look like a nail. And if police […]
Working on the Chain Gang: Prison Labor in 21st Century U.S. Suzan Koch WAMM Newsletter The true purpose of the burgeoning penal system is now well-documented—it is the exploitation of inmate labor for the profit of private corporations, which include weapons manufacturers among other industries. “Prison” by MW Private prison lobbies, legislative laws, the judiciary, […]