Pages tagged with Police State

The recent arrest of the well-known firebrand Tommy Robinson and the summary justice meted out to him has caused outrage on both sides of the Atlantic.
Notwithstanding the exaggeration of comparing 21st century Britain to George Orwell's '1984', the growth of 'speech' crimes in the last decade is bordering on the insane. Merely offending someone nowadays seems sufficient cause for the 'perpetrator' being criminally tried and convicte...
The mid-term elections over, the Republicans victorious, and America now becomes fully owned and operated by a corporate oligarchy.
When white suburban police obtain military weaponry, it is inevitable they will use them against communities of color.
When an unarmed black teenager was gunned down by a white cop for no apparent reason, all hell broke loose in Ferguson, Missouri.
Yesterday's verdict in an Occupy Wall Street protester's trial makes a mockery of justice as it warns all of us: if you dissent we will crush you.
While on a twenty-day motor trip to Chicago and back we encountered the heavy hand of the law in Utah, where we were treated as if we were common criminals, simply because our rental car had California license plates.
I think most all of us would agree that America is becoming something other than what we want or expect. What is causing this change? This article reveals one major problem that must be changed.
In a gross violation of his First Amendment right to free speech, an 18 year old Texan faces ten years in jail for making a sick joke on Facebook.
Nikita Khrushchev was the ruler of Russia after the death of Stalin. He dismantled the police state of Stalin and ushered in a more liberal regime.
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