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The theology of police authority: the impact of Romans 13

A deep dive into the inner workings of a church in Kenosha, WI that espouses the scripture of Romans 13 to imbue police authority with…

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Posted in #Riots #TheRealNews black lives matter Dr. Gerald Horne Jacqueline Luqman looting property damage protests University of Houston

America’s settler colonialist roots explain how we see property rights

How the colonization of the United States helped create the American obsession with property rights and property damage over people’s rights. The post America’s settler…

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Posted in #FilmThePolice #TheRealNews black lives matter blue backlash blue lives matter Film The Police first amendment freedom of speech Otto the Watchdog Police Abuse police brutality Police Corruption police misconduct police retaliation qualified immunity stephen janis Taya Graham Winston Knowles

He exposed police corruption, now cops won’t leave him alone

The story of cop watcher Otto The Watchdog reveals how American law enforcement uses the criminal justice system to retaliate against critics and their families….

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Posted in #TheRealNews black lives matter Independent Investigation Jacob Blake Kenosha Kyle Rittenhouse Michael Bell Michael Bell Sr. police brutality police misconduct police reform police shooting protests right-wing extremism Wisconsin

Why Jacob Blake’s family will have to fight for justice

After his unarmed son was killed by Kenosha police, Michael Bell Sr. has fought for independent investigations of police shootings. The post Why Jacob Blake’s…

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Posted in #TheRealNews black lives matter excessive force Film The Police Police Accountability Report police brutality police shooting stephen janis Taya Graham

Breaking: Police shoot man multiple times in the back

The shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, WI police has prompted outcry after a video posted to social media raised troubling questions. The post Breaking:…

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Posted in #TheRealNews AOC Arab American Institute bernie sanders black lives matter Democratic Party DNC James Zogby Joe Biden Kamala Harris marc steiner progressives Sunrise Movement

The DNC is over. What’s next for progressives?

DNC member Jim Zogby, who helped run Jesse Jackson’s campaign in 1984, joins The Real News Network for historical perspective and analysis of Democrats and…

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Posted in #TheRealNews 2020 Election Berkley black lives matter Brandi Thompson Summers Democratic national convention Democratic Party Joe Biden marc steiner mass incarceration Oakland Sen. Kamala Harris Vice Presidential candidate

Thinking beyond representation: progressives weigh Harris’ past

Oakland native and Berkley professor Brandi Thompson Summers tackles the contradictions wrapped up in Harris’ nomination. The post Thinking beyond representation: progressives weigh Harris’ past…

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Posted in #Police #Protest #TheRealNews 1968 Paris Uprising autonomous zone Battle in Seattle black lives matter CHAZ CHOP DAN Direct Action Network EarthFirst! French Situationists occupy wall street Paris Commune

Autonomous zones get the goods

The next temporary autonomous zone could connect the history of public property as protest and centering the work of current activists for a more impactful…

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Posted in #TheRealNews black lives matter civil rights Larry Hogan red line sonny Hostin The View transit equity

COVID-19 Threatens Maryland Campaign To Bring Mass Transit To Black Neighborhoods

Third parties are required to gather just 5,000 e-signatures to gain ballot access during the pandemic, while a transit equity campaign in Baltimore, where 40%…

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Posted in #Military #Protest #Riots #TheRealNews agents anti-war Baltimore black lives matter Breonna Taylor DHS federal forces Freddie Gray George Floyd ICE Jackson State Kent State labor movement Leafblower Patrol militarized police Moms4BlackLives police brutality Portland Portland Dads Portland Moms standing rock strikes uprising

America’s Brutal Police State Expands Its Reach In Portland

The way white moms in Portland are being treated has long been the norm for BIPOC people. The post America’s Brutal Police State Expands Its…

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Leaked FBI Documents Reveal Secret Program To Criminalize Social Media

Simply posting about your presence at a police brutality protest can be used to incriminate you and lead to your arrest. We speak to Portland…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Baltimore black lives matter climate change Donald Trump Larry Hogan mass transit Racial Justice racisim Still Standing

Report: Hogan Killed Mass Transit Despite Discriminatory Impact

Md. Gov. Larry Hogan is accused of killing a project that would connect disinvested Baltimore neighborhoods with jobs and opportunities despite the racially discriminatory impact….

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Posted in #TheRealNews black lives matter border patrol Jaisal Noor Ken Klippenstein Portland protests The Nation

Instead Of Battling COVID-19, Trump Launches A War On Protesters

The Nation’s Ken Klippenstein discusses the leaked documents that reveal CBP as the federal agency detaining protesters in Portland. The post Instead Of Battling COVID-19,…

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Posted in #Police #TheRealNews black lives matter organized labor reform unions

Lawmaker Says Union Fired Him For Pushing Police Reform

Organized labor must confront police unions’ opposition to meaningful accountability, says Delegate Gabriel Acevero. The post Lawmaker Says Union Fired Him For Pushing Police Reform…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Alex Vitale black lives matter defund police Jaisal Noor public safety the end of policing violence interrupters

Alex Vitale: Defunding The Police Is The Future

Police and police unions have proven incapable of ensuring public safety, argues Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing The post Alex Vitale: Defunding…

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Posted in #Surveillance #TheRealNews black lives matter Michael Avery police accountability police reform Rakem Balogun stephen janis Taya Graham whistleblower

Police Are Arresting Protesters Over Facebook Posts—And It’s Just The Beginning

The FBI investigated and arrested Michael Avery for posting on Facebook about a Black Lives Matter protest. We talk with a tech industry whistleblower about…

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Posted in #Racism #Riots #TheRealNews 1619 project black lives matter colonialism confederate statues congo Gandhi gerald horne Jacqueline Luqman leopold monuments protests statues white supremacist

Tearing Down White Supremacist Monuments Isn’t Empty Symbolism

The monuments represent more than just the people they honor. They symbolize the brutal legacy of white supremacy, racism, colonialism, and genocide we live with…

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Posted in #Police #TheRealNews Baltimore black lives matter defund police George Floyd Jaisal Noor

Activists Paint ‘Defund Police’ In Front Of Baltimore City Hall

Black Lives Matter activists are demanding Baltimore cut half its police budget to fund schools and violence prevention programs. The post Activists Paint ‘Defund Police’…

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Agents Provocateurs Are Still A Real Threat To Our Movements

‘Outside agitators’ aren’t the cause of last week’s protests, but they are one of the forces that threaten to derail movements. The post Agents Provocateurs…

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Posted in #TheRealNews black lives matter death in police custody George Floyd Mayor Frey Minneapolis police brutality police killings police misconduct police reform policing Positional Asphyxiation stephen janis Taya Graham

Outrage In Minneapolis After Police Killing Caught On Video

The city roils after the death of George Floyd as police confronted protesters and the mayor urged prosecutors to charge the officers involved. The post…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Poverty #Protest #Racism #TheRealNews black lives matter capitalism classism COVID_19 DOJ lockdown protests neoliberalism police brutality policing racial bias white supremacy

What Impact Has Coronavirus Had On Policing?

Racial bias in policing has always existed, with tragic results for some. But has the coronavirus had an impact, or has it merely exposed just…

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