Today, the police are the street enforcers for the corporate dictatorship. We need a society where the people, not the corporations, are in charge.
The fact of the matter is simple. Stereotypes and labels are not innocuous. They are far from harmless. Not as long as they have the power to color perceptions, invoke slurs, incite brutality and compromise one’s safety.
The Waco biker gangs aren’t just murderers — they’re ‘thugs.’ Why won’t the media call them that?
With hundreds of drunk, angry people looking for excitement, all it takes is a catalyst — in this case, a flying beer bottle — to incite a riot.
Is Violence In America the Result of the Death Within Us?
Dr. Darron T Smith explains that four hundred years of violence and oppression cannot be assuaged by a few public appeals.
Kenneth Patricio sees #Ferguson as a microcosm of the struggles of a larger world.
Sarafina Bianco grew up and still lives just down the road from Ferguson, so the roots of racism and anger—and the need for healing—hit close to home.
Tom Burns was there with his father when his beloved Detroit Tigers won the 1984 World Series, and Detroit erupted