Law & Justice

Can we save Assange? We will not give up! Abby Martin, Snowden, Chomsky & others speak out!
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Can we save Assange? We will not give up! Abby Martin, Snowden, Chomsky & others speak out!

In this video, acTVism compiled past statements by leading intellectuals, journalists, whistleblowers, etc. that provide context to the Assange case and also warn of the consequences that the extradition of Assange will have on democracy. These statements were made before a British court ruled in favor of the U.S. to extradite Assange.

A World Without Police
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A World Without Police

Geo Maher, the author of the just-released book, A World Without Police, talks about why the police are actually designed not to do what we think they are supposed to do, to “serve and protect” the general public, but actually serve and protect property owners and more generally those who benefit from racism and inequality. He goes on to outline what a world without police could look like.

“Liberty and Justice for Some People”  – James Early on Reality Asserts Itself Pt 1/3
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“Liberty and Justice for Some People” – James Early on Reality Asserts Itself Pt 1/3

In this series of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, James Early talks about American identity and growing up African-American facing the deep racism of the South. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced November 18, 2013.

Toronto G20 – A Model for Repressing Mass Protest
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Toronto G20 – A Model for Repressing Mass Protest

Eleven years ago, the mass arrests at the Toronto G20 was a model for training police across North America in techniques for repressing peaceful mass protests. Led by the RCMP, the strategy was to arrest over one thousand people and later release them once their right to demonstrate had been eliminated. The Ontario Ombudsman called it the greatest violation of civil rights in Canadian history. Alok Mukherjee, at the time was Chair of the Toronto Police Services Board, joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.

The Promise and Limits of Black Lives Matter – Cedric Johnson
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The Promise and Limits of Black Lives Matter – Cedric Johnson

Does the “Black Lives Matter” framing of the protests undermine the potential for much broader alliances? It’s not just black people who are being over-policed, it’s all working-class people and in particular, the most dispossessed. Cedric Johnson joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.

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