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Communities United Against Police Brutality

Global Police State Calls for Globalization of Dissent and Protest

“The report, which is the result of a collaboration between nine civil rights organizations, exposes disturbing worldwide governmental policies and law enforcement practices where the fundamental democratic right to protest publicly is viewed as a threat that requires a brutal police response.” By Gilbert Mercier   NEWS JUNKIE POST   Oct 11, 2013  A report from The […]

Nafeez Ahmed: Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown

Social science is being militarised to develop ‘operational tools’ to target peaceful activists and protest movements Posted by Nafeez Ahmed   12 June 2014   theguardian.com      Editor’s Note:  They have the whole thing backward. Instead of preparing for “mass civil breakdown” (revolution), they should be studying the sociopaths who have taken over the government of America, the people […]

Video> City Uses Riot Charge To Discourage Occupy Protests

Published on Aug 3, 2012 by UpTakeVideo City of Minneapolis prosecutors would like the protests calling attention to unfair evictions of homeowners to stop says an attorney representing one of protesters. Attorney Jordan Kushner says prosecutors are trying to intimidate the Occupy Homes protesters who have been arrested for trespassing by elevating the charges to rioting. Rioting carries […]

Nonviolent Cruz Family Supporters Targeted with Riot Charges Weeks After Arrests

Nonviolent Cruz Family Supporters Targeted with Riot Charges Weeks After Arrests Posted on June 29, 2012 by beckyz803    Occupy Homes MN Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan steps on peaceful protesters outside the Cruz home May 30. Fourteen were arrested that night, and so far at least three have received riot charges. Yesterday, several activists with Occupy Homes […]

What Happened When I Tried to Get Some Answers About the Creepy NYPD Watchtower Monitoring OWS

What Happened When I Tried to Get Some Answers About the Creepy NYPD Watchtower Monitoring OWS There’s a metal monster looming over Liberty Square, but don’t ask questions about it or else. November, 2011  |  AlterNet / By Nick Turse    LIBERTY SQUARE – The drummers drummed. Photo Credit: Tam Turse The guitarists strummed. And the hearty souls building […]