The rising police state

Baltimore protest against police killing of Freddie Gray. PHOTO/ELNO SIERPE

Baltimore protest against police killing of Freddie Gray.
PHOTO/EINO SIERPE

The underpinning of the rising police state is the changing economy and the mass poverty it produces. Given American history, it could not be otherwise that the victims of police brutality are overwhelmingly people of color. History also shows that as this brutality becomes accepted by the majority, it is inevitably used against everyone. To stop a complete fascist police takeover of the country, every instance of police violence must be fought.
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