Anna Feigenbaum

Anna Feigenbaum is a lecturer in media and politics at Bournemouth University. She is a co-author of "Protest Camps" (Zed 2013) and the author of the forthcoming "Tear Gas: The Making of a Peaceful Poison" (Verso 2015).Follow her on Twitter: @drfigtree.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The National Guard Protects Ferguson's Police, Not Its People
On August 16, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon called National Guard troops into Ferguson to “ensure the safety and welfare of the citizens.” This call came amid international debate over the militarized police response to protests that were sparked by the police killing of unarmed teenager Michael...
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A tear gas canister made by Rio-based Condor Nonlethal Technologies found on the streets of Ankara, Turkey in 2013. (Twitter/Suzette Grillot) Views
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Repressing World Cup Protests — A Booming Business for Brazil
On June 12, Brazilian police fired tear gas on a group of 50 unarmed marchers blocking a highway leading to the World Cup arena in São Paulo. On June 15 in Rio de Janeiro another 200 marchers faced floods of tear gas and stun grenades in their approach to Maracana stadium. Armed with an arsenal of...
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Image from a promotional presentation for Urban Shield 2013. (Alameda County Sheriff’s Office) Views
Thursday, October 24, 2013
This Weekend, A One-Stop-Shop to Militarize Your town
Between October 25 and 28 a major urban security training event and trade expo will invade Alameda County, Calif. Urban Shield , now in its seventh year, is a marketplace of repressive ideas and technologies. The mood on the expo floor is largely convivial and friendly, with stalls staffed by as...
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Tuesday, June 04, 2013
What Turkey Should Tell Us about Tear Gas
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