Racism and Police Brutality Have Roots in Capitalism

By Alex Krehbiel      The ongoing protests against police brutality and racism that have been taking place in numerous cities and states across the country in response to the murder of unarmed African-American men is a progressive and hopeful phenomenon.  This multi-racial movement has taken to the streets in large numbers to vociferously denounce these killings and the race-based inequities in our legal system, including mass incarceration.  They demand an end to these murders.  That the perpetrators be brought to justice, and that mechanisms like community control [...]