California Values Bill SB-54: What It Is About and Why It is Important to Women by Cherise Charleswell

This post originally appear on The Hampton Institute on August 9th, 2017. California Legislation, particularly health policy and those dealing with public safety, is of great importance to the United States as a whole; and this is because California has always stood

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The Chartering of the Inland Empire Socialist Party USA

I was first introduced to the Socialist Party USA (SPUSA) though my college friend Nick W. We went to a Freedom School out in Los Angeles; Jen M. led the event and asked one simple question: when did you become a radical?

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Security and the Police of Souls: An Interview with Mark Neocleous, Part II

Read Part I here. Nicholas: Article Twenty-four in “Fundamentals of Pacification Theory” mentions “Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiatives” and the state’s urging citizens to partake in “shared responsibility” (i.e. If You See Something, Say Something neighborhood watch programs). As you write, these initiatives

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For Abolition: Prisons and Police Are More Than Brutality, They’re State Terror by Frank Castro

In his speech “Terrorism: Theirs and Ours,” now deceased Professor Eqbal Ahmad elucidated five types of terrorism: state, religious, mafia, pathological, and political terror of the private group. Of these types, the focus in mainstream political discourse and media has almost always

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Sentinels of Liberty – Police Power and Capital: An Interview with Dr. Tyler Wall, Part II

Read Part I here. Nicholas: Do you envision police as having any (redefined) role in serving under the hypothetical scenario where a socialist government held official power (e.g. Syriza in Greece)? Tyler: [This] question is quite complicated, obviously, and one that I

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Sorry Centrists: The First Amendment Doesn’t Protect Alt-Right Speech

After the events in Charlottesville, debate has broken out about first amendment rights and fascist, alt-right, neo-Nazi, the KKK, and other white supremacist organizations’ rights to assemble, march, and spread their message. The First Amendment ensures that the government shall make no

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