Think we live in a democracy? Think we live in a 'free country'? Think again. Protest is increasingly being criminalized by our imperial masters. For the last few days Occupy Democracy has been occupying Parliament Square. This excellent blog by indyrikki explains what happened last night when the Territorial Support Group moved in and tried to force the protesters to give up.
Tags » Government & Politics
Yesterday I saw several social media posts decrying the administration of the current president as the “most out of control and corrupt government in history.” Now it’s fair to say I don’t agree with many of the administration’s policies, but I also know that “in… 317 more words
Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson went head-to-head from Hamline University Sunday morning in the fourth of five scheduled debates in the gubernatorial race. 405 more words
#Police forced to use unpaid #volunteers in key roles because of budget cuts. (#UK #Crime #Austerity #Politics)
It has been a long time since we have seen local policing in every community in the UK. With the effects of cuts and police officers spending more time than ever filling in forms to make the government ‘look good’, real policing has been on a steady slope into an abyss, more concerned with collecting money than preventing crime – let alone catching criminals. 938 more words