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A look at the dangers posed to students by law enforcement and how to invest in real school safety for our nation’s children.
Until we address the Pentagon’s revolving door, private corporate interests are always going to be put ahead of public well-being and care.
Real school safety means divesting from school resource officers and investing in restorative practices, social development, health, and counseling.
Many school districts are deciding that police in classrooms cause more problems than they solve.
Military recruiters deliberately exploit the financial and social insecurities of teenagers to enlist more soldiers.
Federal forces deployed in American cities is indeed cause for alarm. But we should also ask what these agents have been doing at the border and beyond.
The US should prioritize humanitarian aid over military aid. The former makes for a safer future for all, while the latter makes the world more volatile.
You don’t go to jail for missing a highway toll. It shouldn’t be any different for fare evasion on public transportation.
With the money we spend on ICE and CBP, we could solar power nearly 35 million homes.
Black Lives Matter protests have jumped U.S. borders and reached across the world, including Palestine, where Floyd’s murder has struck a chord.