Creeping Fascism

Ask the Cop on the Corner, Ask the Cop at Your Front Door Creeping Fascism by RON JACOBS The list contines to grow.  The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  The essentially unprovoked police attacks on protesters, bystanders and journalists at Occupy protests around the nation.  The continuing murder of (mostly young and black) men by police departments around the nation with few or no legal repercussions to the murderers.  The growing surveillance state and the denial of basic freedoms via emergency legislation in cities facing political protest [...]

By |2012-03-03T01:04:13-05:00March 1st, 2012|Commentary, Editorial, Featured, Wall Street|1 Comment

Pelican Bay Prisoners Strike

Inside Pelican Bay A Hunger Strike for Humanity By RON JACOBS (As we went to press the prisoners have ended the strike at Pelican Bay but it continues in other prisons) 1. Eliminate group punishments. 2. Abolish the debriefing policy and modify active/inactive gang status criteria. 3. Comply with the recommendations of the US Commission on Safety and Abuse in Prisons (2006) regarding an end to longterm solitary confinement. 4. Provide adequate food. 5. Expand and provide constructive programs and privileges for indefinite SHU inmates. These five [...]

By |2011-08-01T14:14:11-05:00August 1st, 2011|Commentary, Democracy, Events, Featured, Human Rights|0 Comments
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