Police State

Julia Conley, staff writer
"If Chelsea had been home when these cops arrived with guns drawn, she would be dead."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"An ICE warrant does not allow officers to enter a home without consent."
Common Dreams staff
"When high profile people choose to take a stand for human rights, it emboldens...


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."