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In Chicago, Calls Grow for Investigation Into Homan Square ‘Gestapo Tactics’ 1   Recently updated !

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams March 19, 2015   In Chicago, Calls Grow for Investigation Into Homan Square ‘Gestapo Tactics’ DOJ must bring policing in line with human rights standards, officials and activists say     Cook County commissioner Richard Boykin and U.S. Representative Danny Davis on Wednesday stepped up their demand for the federal […]


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Gitmo in Chicago

By Stephen Lendman Global Research March 4, 2015   Gitmo in Chicago   What London’s Guardian reported on Tuesday is shocking, disturbing, yet unsurprising given the scourge of neocon fascist governance in America. Washington’s war on humanity at home and abroad should be a wakeup call for everyone. Wars without end rage against one nation after another. […]


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Video ~ Handcuffs, Leg Shackles and Tasers: The New Face of Punishment in the Public Schools

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 25, 2015 Handcuffs, Leg Shackles and Tasers: The New Face of Punishment in the Public Schools On any given school day, kids who “act up” in class can be pinned facedown on the floor, locked in dark closets, tied up with straps, bungee cords and duct tape, […]


Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 16, 2015   Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You     “You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 None of us are […]

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Deputy Fired For Threatening To Arrest Photographer Who Took Pictures Of Police In Public

By Chris Morran Consumerist February 7, 2015   Deputy Fired For Threatening To Arrest Photographer Who Took Pictures Of Police In Public     As we’ve covered before, courts have ruled time and again that police can’t force citizens to stop taking photographs of them in public so long as you don’t interfere with their […]

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How Reality TV Is Teaching Us to Accept the American Police State 1

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 5, 2015   How Reality TV Is Teaching Us to Accept the American Police State   “Plays, farces, spectacles, gladiators, strange beasts, medals, pictures, and other such opiates, these were for ancient peoples the bait toward slavery, the price of their liberty, the instruments of tyranny. By […]