Category: police

“Like a Bludgeon”: Corruption, Counter-Insurgency & the Limits of Reform within the Baltimore Police

This post was originally published on this siteThe post “Like a Bludgeon”: Corruption, Counter-Insurgency & the Limits of Reform within the Baltimore Police appeared first on It’s Going Down. In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast we speak with journalist and author Brandon Soderberg about the book they recently co-authored, I Got a… Read more »

Broken Windows, Falling Empires: A Discussion with Kristian Williams

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Broken Windows, Falling Empires: A Discussion with Kristian Williams appeared first on It’s Going Down. “It is sometimes said that insurgents start with nothing but a cause and grow to strength, while the counter-insurgents start with everything but a cause and gradually decline in strength to… Read more »

Kite Line- June 26, 2020: The High Stakes of Institutional Racism During COVID-19

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we share a phone conversation between Kijana Tashiri Askari and C, one of their outside supporters. Askari is incarcerated in the California Medical Facility- a male-only state carceral medical institution.The recorded this conversation earlier this week, about the conditions Kijana and others are facing, including improper… Read more »

Kite Line- February 21, 2020: The End of Policing

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we focus on the history of police in the United States, and the concept of community policing. Alex Vitale, author of the new book, “The End of Policing” shares his research about the origins of modern police, and the inadequate ways that police respond to community… Read more »

This Is America #70: New Haven Explodes Against the Police

This post was originally published on this siteThe post This Is America #70: New Haven Explodes Against the Police appeared first on It’s Going Down. Welcome, to This Is America, April 23nd, 2019. In this episode, we talked with two people from the New Haven, Connecticut area about the recent anti-police rebellion that has taken… Read more »

Kite Line- March 15, 2018: Policing Los Angeles, Part One

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we air the first of two episodes tracking the rise of police racism and militarization in Los Angeles, from the Watts Uprising of 1965 to the 1992 L.A. Riots after Rodney King’s beating. Max Felker-Kantor, author of the book, Policing Los Angeles, walks us through the… Read more »

Trouble 18: ACAB [TRAILER]

This post was originally published on this siteThey are the batons, flash bangs and rubber bullets used to break up our demonstrations, and put down our riots. They are the guardians of capital. They are the oppressor. And without exception… All Cops Are Bastards.

Elsipogtog In Five Minutes

This post was originally published on this siteIn the summer of 2013, the Mi’kmaq in New Brunswick began a campaign against fracking in their territories. Through protests, blockades, and sabotage, they managed to kick SWN Resources out of their territories and inspire indigenous people across the country.

Portland Police Attack Antifa

This post was originally published on this siteVideo Ninja Jake Westly Anderson went to Portland on August 4th, to cover the confrontation between anti-fascists and Patriot Prayer and filed this report

France: 3rd Day of Rioting After Police Murder

This post was originally published on this siteAfter cops murdered 22 year old Aboubakar Fofana during a traffic stop, people struck back against city officials and cops. They burned down shops, cars, and a cop shop among other things. The cop who shot Aboubakar changed his version of the story from a self-defense shooting to… Read more »