Police State

Julia Conley, staff writer
One critic called the proposal, which expands on Trump's claim that mental illnesses, not guns, are to blame for gun violence, "nothing less than chilling."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Oxfam activists with a big head with the effigy of Shinzo Abe (C) perform during a demonstration in Biarritz, France on August 23, 2019, on the eve of the Group of Seven (G7) summit.
"If they were really interested in building a fairer world, surely the G7 would...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"It is beyond logic and humanity to attempt to keep children locked up for as...


Marking this "holiday of horrors," another black guy dies - this time on video - another white cop walks. The failure of a New York grand jury to indict Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death quickly sparked a righteous wave of protests and furious chants of "This Stops Today." A stunningly tone-deaf NYPD offered the hashtag #Wehearyou and the vow they're "committed to rebuilding public trust." Hey NYPD: The people have had it. Eric Garner's father: "There is no justice system."