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Trump's insurrectionists attack police while trying to storm the Capitol building on January 6, 2021. The rioters broke windows and used metal bars, flag poles and bear spray as well against the police. (Photo: Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Wait, Don't Tell Me: The Capitol Riot Was Yet Another "Intelligence Failure"
This is Washington's go-to excuse for basic failures of policy, but we should not tolerate it any longer.
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) speaks as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) looks on during a press conference about student debt outside the U.S. Capitol on February 4, 2021 in Washington, D.C. News
To 'Ensure Justice and Accountability for Police Brutality,' Pressley Leads New Bill to End Qualified Immunity
"There can be no justice without healing and accountability, and there can be no true accountability with qualified immunity."
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NYPD's "DigiDog" robotic K-9 unit, manufactured by Boston Dynamics, can climb stairs and run at a speed of three-and-a-half miles per hour. (Photo: FNTV/YouTube screen grab) News
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Condemns NYPD Test Deployment of K-9 Robot in Bronx Home
"Please ask yourself: when was the last time you saw next-generation, world class technology for education, healthcare, housing, etc. consistently prioritized for underserved communities like this?"
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Police officers in Buffalo, New York walk by the motionless body of 75-year-old Martin Gugino as he bleeds from his ear after being attacked by officers during a protest on June 5, 2020. (Photo: Screengrab/WBFO) News
Outrage and Disgust as Charges Dropped for Buffalo Police Officers Who Fractured Skull of 75-Year-Old Peaceful Protester
"Despite the video evidence of the officers' misconduct, a grand jury has dismissed the charges."
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Amazon Prime delivery van parked outside apartment building, Forest Hills, Queens, NY. (Photo: Lindsey Nicholson Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) News
Warnings of Growing 'Surveillance Empire' as AI Van Cameras Give Amazon 'Roaming Eyes in Every Neighborhood'
"Amazon will have the perfect panopticon in place to sweep up unprecedented amounts of data en masse," says Fight for the Future.
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Marijuana legalization advocates and members of community groups attend a rally against marijuana arrests in front of One Police Plaza on June 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) News
Because 'Time for Urgent, Bold Change Is Now,' 200+ Groups Tell Biden to End Failed War on Drugs
"We are urging the administration to abandon criminalization as a means to address substance use, and instead ensure universal access to equitable evidence-based solutions rooted in racial and economic justice and compassion."
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New data from the U.S. Crisis Monitor and the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) show that police used violence against leftist demonstrators three times as often as against rightwing protesters. (Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images) News
New Analysis Shows US Police 3 Times More Likely to Use Violence Against Leftist Protesters Than Far-Right
The report's findings came as a surprise to virtually no one.
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Protesters march near the Minneapolis Police Department's 1st Precinct during a demonstration against police brutality and racism on August 24, 2020. (Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Justice Was Not Served': No Charges Against Kenosha Cop Who Shot and Paralyzed Jacob Blake
"We feel this decision failed not only Jacob and his family, but the community that protested and demanded justice," said his attorneys.
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Tamir Rice, 12, was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer while playing with a toy gun on November 22, 2014. (Family photo/handout) News
'Hypocrisy and Horror': Outrage After Trump DOJ Clears Cleveland Cop Who Killed 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice
"The Rice family has been cheated of a fair process yet again," said family attorney Subodh Chandra.
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"Amazon Ring cameras are dangerous, not just for the people who buy them, but for their neighbors, their communities, and society as a whole," said Evan Greer of Fight for the Future. (Photo: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) News
A Threat to 'Both Society and Consumers': New Campaign Urges Reviewers to Stop Recommending Amazon Doorbell Cameras
"Ignoring the broader societal impact of a product does not make your review 'neutral,' it makes it reckless and incomplete."
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