The presence of an armed officer changes the values taught and the atmosphere at school. At such a young age, students are learning to fear the police.
The graphic video from South Carolina of a 16-year-old young woman tossed and beat up by a school police officer exemplifies the brutality and criminalization the youth face today.
“Tasers are the cattle prods of capitalism, they are going to be used to prod us along and get rid of us.”
The defense of homeless rights is not only the defense of our whole class against the brutal rule of the billionaire capitalist class and its fascist agenda, it is a fight for a new society.
The problem is that the means of life —the production of food, housing, healthcare, etc.,—are privately owned by a handful of billionaires rather than by society as a whole.
The crisis of homelessness could be solved overnight. The only thing standing in the way is the private property relations of capitalism.
The burning question today for those of us in a fight for our survival is: Will we allow a system built upon violence to destroy us?
Today, the police are the street enforcers for the corporate dictatorship. We need a society where the people, not the corporations, are in charge.
A thousand scattered voices, politically and ideologically separated, mean nothing. We must confront each and every attack on what liberty we have left.
The Pain of the Prison System (POPS) is a club that truly changes how students process the emotions that come with having loved ones in prison.
Another example of how Mr. Danziger helps his students cope with the repercussions of incarceration.
Pembroke Pines residents talk about how CCA prisons are affecting their communities. 98% are opposed to the new detention center