Tag: Police

Anti-racism

The Vicious Circle

Reflecting on the trial of Derek Chauvin, Nicholas De Genova interrogates the white masculinist culture of violence that surrounds policing in the US.

Anti-racism

The Radical Practicality of Community Control Over Policing

Community self-defense requires the capacity to respond to any and all challenges to its safety and self-determination – which requires gaining control over the resources currently consumed by police departments.

Protesters at night hold signs reading, "Abolish the Police"
Anti-racism

Defeat the Police

Omedi Ochieng discusses the police’s role as a counterinsurgent force, and the impact this has on how radical movements can meaningfully pursue police abolition.

Mass Incarceration

Carceral Pardons, Carceral Riots

Dan Berger argues that Trump wielded his pardon power for the same reason governors have largely refused it: to defend mass incarceration and the political-economic inequalities it upholds.

abolition

Materializing Race

Jack Norton and David Stein respond to John Clegg and Adaner Usmani’s argument that mass incarceration isn’t a product of racism. The authors’ argument, they demonstrate, is both conceptually misguided and empirically wrong.

Anti-capitalism

To End Police Violence, End Racial Capitalism

Peter Ikeler demolishes Dustin Guastella’s recent article arguing that socialists should oppose the defunding of police. Against this reactionary nonsense, he advocates a properly socialist and abolitionist politics.

Anti-capitalism

Defunding the Police Means Transforming Our Society

Gerald Smith speaks at today’s Juneteenth West Coast port shutdown against racist police violence, continuing the ILWU’s long history of waging anti-racist struggles as class struggles.

Anti-racism

American Carnage

Police racism isn’t aberrant but is constitutive of a material and practical system of white supremacy embodied in state power.

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