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Legalizing Tyranny by Chris Hedges

The law as an instrument of morality at the state and federal levels has been deformed into an instrument of racialized social control.

VIDEO: John Oliver Explains Why We’re All ‘Fucked’ Thanks to Our Broken Public Defender System

The Miranda warning includes the right to a public defender. It doesn’t include the fact that public defenders are highly overworked and grossly underpaid.