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El Alguacil Gore Despide a un Oficial por Violar Protocolo

Dec. 11, 2014 (San Diego) La tentación existen, en el ambiente que existe en este momento, el caer en la forma de pensar floja de que ningún departamento de policía pude hacer algo bien. 284 more words

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George Will: Eric Garner, criminalized to death

Washington Post: By history’s frequently brutal dialectic, the good that we call progress often comes spasmodically, in lurches propelled by tragedies caused by callousness, folly or ignorance….

Race

How Measures Drive Behaviours: UK Police failing to record a quarter of all sexual offences

by Pietro Micheli (Guest Author)

Two weeks ago, a report produced by the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary showed that more than 800,000 of all reported crimes (one in five) go unrecorded each year. 484 more words

Creating Dialogue through Silence: A Project

Beginning on December 1st, months after the fatal shooting of Micheal Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and in response to the escalation of protests, often with aggression from both the police and protesters, I have decided to become silent. 179 more words

Personal Reflection

Tanks for Nothing

Several months before all the furor in Ferguson, Missouri, we were chatting with an old friend about the many police forces around the country which were lately acquiring such surplus military equipment as tanks and armed aircraft. 448 more words

Politics

Today Free Space

Today is “Shari’a Day” or “The Islamic Revolution Day” in Egypt as pronounced by so-dubbed Islamic-based and Islamic-backed groups. All sorts of hype and controversy are raised about November 28TH’s possible events. 163 more words

Brazil’s favela fairy tale: When Prince Charming packs heat

Flora Charner – Aljazeera America, 11/24/2014

As Marcelle Rosa, 15, walked onto the dance floor, she looked like a modern-day princess. She was wearing a pink and black ball gown with a tightly laced corset and a tiara on top of her coiffed curls. 142 more words

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