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The Clouds Clear: Labor, Seattle and Beyond: Against The Current vol. 85
As the clouds of teargas lifted from the streets of Seattle two images emerged in public consciousness: The edifice of the WTO brought crashing to its knees, simultaneously revealing an odd Lilliputia...
Connexions: Volume 6, Number 5 - January 1982 - Children/Enfants
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Connexions Digest: Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook
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Handbook to Survive Bad Policing
Guide to surviving police harassment and abuse. Helps anyone targeted by the police but especially Aboriginal youth, people of colour, and recent immigrants. Explains rights and strategies for dealing...
Mayhem, Murder and Manipulation - Mexico in Turmoil: Against The Current vol. 123
La Botz, Dan
Mexican police attacked activists and residents in the town of San Salvador Atenco in the State of Mexico in early May, killing one, injuring scores, and jailing over 200. The police attack on Atenco ...
Melbourne: WEF Meets Real World: Against The Current vol. 89
Over 15 000 people from all corners of Australia and farther afield blockaded the Asia-Pacific summit of the World Economic Forum (W.E.F.) in Melbourne between September 11 and 13 in the latest expres...
No comment: the defendant's guide to arrest: A guide on your rights if you are arrested, with advice on what police are likely to do and say, and what you can do to protext yourself
If you think you might one day run the risk of being arrested, you must find out what to do in that situation. If prison, fines, community service etc. don’t appeal to you by following what’s written...
On Handcuffed and Felonious Children
Arresting young children for a crayon drawing, not unlike the games of hangman we once all played, is the ultimate meaning and logic of Zero Tolerance. Zero tolerance involves the application of law i...
Organising Things: A Guide to Successful Political Action
A comprehensive guide to practical political action, packed with information and handy checklists.
Police: Urban Policing in Canada
Policing is crucial to society. In the public's mind, police stand for law and order, protecting the law-abiding from the law-breaker. But what does the police officer on the beat actually do? Does th...
The Police and Court System: Neoliberal America's Tax Collectors
The criminal justice system has increasingly become the preferred way to fund city governments in the modern neoliberal nightmare that is the United States. The police target the poor for petty infrac...
Police in Canada: The Real Story
What's going on with Canada's police? Once an institution that commanded respect and trust, the police are now widely regarded with skepticism and even suspicion.
Torture by Taser: When police abuse their newest 'nonlethal' toy, people die.
The White Cop and the Black Professor
Police are trained to act as authoritarian thugs when they are dealing with people who are not obviously of, or loyal to, the very wealthy elite who rule the nation. The police are trained to enforce ...
Stories from four decades of court reporting - or, how I fell out of love with the Canadian justice system (especially judges)
Through an examination of notable trials she has covered, Chrisitie Blatchford makes the case that Canada's judicial system is out of control and often inept. Judges, she says, are the new senators, u...
US has a new tool to control the masses
No one should want the state to have power to strip your clothes off. And yet that's what is happening, thanks to the supreme court
Denouncing a new US Supreme court ruling that allows police to strip search any person who is placed under arrest for any offence at any time. Wolf says this state sanctioned sexual humiliation is a t...