police brutality

  • The Police Need to Lay Off the Mentally Ill

    On October 14, a 52-year-old who had bipolar disorder and schizophrenia was shot in the stomach by a cop, even though he wasn't posing an immediate threat to anyone. This kind of incident is depressingly common.

  • The Horrible Quota Policy Followed by Immigrant Detention Centers

    Though illegal immigration is at its lowest levels in years, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) still has to keep an average of 34,000 people in custody, even if that means detaining legal immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.

  • Wait a Second Before Cheering a Police Shooting

    Early reports suggested that a gunman, maybe even a terrorist, was attacking the Capitol in Washington, DC—but it turned out to be an unarmed, possibly disturbed woman who was killed by cops with her daughter in the back seat.

  • Did Police Screw Up During the DC Navy Yard Shooting?

    Some Cops Claim a Tactical Team Was Prevented from Going In

  • We Spent Last Night Watching Greek Antifascists Clash with the Police

    Last night, more than 5,000 people stormed the streets in Athens to protest against the first political homicide in Greece since the early 90s. A 34-year-old antifa activist and rapper, locally known as "Killah P" was stabbed twice on Tuesday evening...

  • Another Unarmed Man Meets Trigger-Happy Police

    Jonathan A. Ferrell got into a car accident early Saturday morning and attempted to get help from a nearby house—but the homeowner called 911, the cops showed up, and Ferrell got shot for no reason at all.