Law Has Become the Anonymous Violence of the Crowd

Law Has Become the Anonymous Violence of the Crowd:

Some of us scapegoat the policemen we hire to carry out these chaos-causing anti-laws. Some scapegoat the victims of these chaos-causing anti-laws. But rarely do we ever step back and see the cause for what it really is: our ancient, universal need to use violence and domination to subdue those who disagree with us. Whether it’s the drug user, unlicensed driver, prostitute, tax objector, or raw milk seller – we insist on blindly using violence: hiring armed agents to subdue, capture and cage nonviolent human beings.

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Police Scanner Audio Reveals Philando Castile Was Not Pulled Over For a Broken Tail Light

Police Scanner Audio Reveals Philando Castile Was Not Pulled Over For a Broken Tail Light:

KARE 11 has attempted to confirm the authenticity of the recording with police officials, but so far they have not responded.

We have verified that the license plate mentioned by police in the recording matches the plate of the car Castile was driving. The location the officer gives also corresponds to the locations of the traffic stop.

“I’m going to stop a car,” the officer says on the recording…

“The two occupants just look like people that were involved in a robbery,” the officer says. “The driver looks more like one of our suspects, just ‘cause of the wide set nose,” the officer continues.

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Cop Who Shot Philando Castile Had Special Training That Taught Him the Public Is the Enemy

Cop Who Shot Philando Castile Had Special Training That Taught Him the Public Is the Enemy:

Jeronimo Yanez, the St. Anthony, Minnesota Police Officer who fatally shot Philando Castile, underwent “Bulletproof Warrior” officer survival indoctrination that imparts what one police trainer calls a “paranoid” and “militaristic” mindset.

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Facebook vows to only delete graphic live video used to mock victims

Facebook Live terms clarified after video of black man fatally shot by police. sci tech news

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Video, social media give voice to voiceless in US, change policing

(From AFP) The pattern has become familiar: a black person dies at the hands of police, with video footage of the incident hitting social media and fueling accusations of bias and misconduct. Over the past week, 32-year-old Philando Castile was… Read More ›
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