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The Eric Garner Legacy: Policing in Modern America

By Binoy Kampmark
December 17, 2014
Global Research, December 16, 2014

US police forces have been caught off guard by the ground swell of protests against their tactics, notably against minorities.  905 more words

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Tens of thousands join protests against police killings in the US

By Joseph Kishore
December 15, 2014
World Socialist Web Site

Tens of thousands of protesters participated in demonstrations against police violence in New York City, Washington, DC and other US cities on Saturday. 746 more words

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After being exposed, undercover cop draws gun on protesters in California

By Evan Blake and Gabriel Black
12 December 2014
World Socialist Web Site

On Wednesday night, a plainclothes police officer dressed as protesters had his identity revealed before drawing his baton and pistol on a crowd of protesters and reporters in Oakland, California. 737 more words

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'The Alarm Bells are Ringing': From Athletes to Environmentalists, a Universal Call for Racial Justice Emerges

While the protests over deaths of Eric Garner and Mike Brown refuse to stand down, leading environmentalists, labor protesters and others show their solidarity saying: “These issues are not separate.” 972 more words

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Protests over police killings continue in Northern California

By Evan Blake and Gabriel Black
December 10, 2014
World Socialist Web Site

Over 150 people were arrested in Emeryville, California Monday night after protesters blocked traffic in both directions on Interstate-80, the busiest freeway in the East Bay Area. 688 more words

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Michael Brown and Eric Garner: Peace and Violence in “American Democracy”

By Arnold August
December 9, 2014
Global Research, December 08, 2014

When the grand jury rendered its non-indictment verdict on the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, protesters from the area converged on the local police department headquarters. 2,362 more words

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Obama administration seeks to contain anger over whitewash of police killings

By Patrick Martin
December 2014
World Socialist Web Site

Protests continued over the weekend in dozens of US cities against the official whitewashes of the police killing of Eric Garner in New York City and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 1,055 more words

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