Police State

Julia Conley, staff writer
Nurse Alex Wubbels calmly showed a police officer her hospital's policy of prohibiting blood draws from unconscious patients. Moments later, the officer attacked and arrested her.
"You’re making a huge mistake because you’re threatening a nurse."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Protestors confront a convoy of Missouri National Guard humvees as they drive near the Ferguson police station on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.
In what critics are characterizing as a " dangerous " move in the direction of...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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Further

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."