“If we want to begin making our communities safer from gun violence, the first step must be to invest in ourselves, because lord knows the police won’t save us.”
If we are serious about keeping children safe, lawmakers should heed the dozens of school districts across the country that have begun decreasing their reliance on police in schools.
Ending police exchanges will help build a world where our ties are of solidarity and common pursuits for justice.
There are obvious links between anti-war movements against U.S. militarism and Black Lives Matter activism against police brutality. Is time for activists to join forces?
Even with climate disasters all around us, nonviolent environmental demonstrations face fierce police repression. Why?
The standard, often unreliable reporting on police killings dehumanizes victims — a fact my own family knows too well.
We’re getting an up-close look at how law enforcement treats left and right protests differently. But the solution is protecting protest, not supercharging law enforcement.
A look at the dangers posed to students by law enforcement and how to invest in real school safety for our nation’s children.
Trump’s vile equivalence of a golf putt to police violence says a lot about the bubble America’s super rich live in.
Police departments are over-militarized at the local level, too. Ending the 1033 program is one way to change that.
Black Lives Matter protests have jumped U.S. borders and reached across the world, including Palestine, where Floyd’s murder has struck a chord.
Tanks and ships can’t save us from our greatest dangers, so let’s pay for the things that can.
Educators are waking up to the grave emotional and developmental harm school resource officers cause. School districts must reallocate their resources.
From Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis, we need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier.
“No mainstream media covered the abuse we experienced that night, but the mayor taking a knee went viral.”