NYPD





On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks about the Third Party Debates that aired live on RT, and talks to Georgetown Professor, Chris Chambers about the total media blackout that keeps alternative voices and third party candidates in the dark. Abby then looks at the NYPD’s continued surveillance of Muslim communities and foiled FBI sting operations, and Obama’s rebranding of the Bush administration’s counter-terrorism policies with an interview with Media Roots Journalist, Robbie Martin.



New York City’s racist stop and frisk police policy is the stuff of legend, but it’s never before been recorded so explicitly. Kudos to The Nation:

…In the course of the two-minute recording, the officers give no legally valid reason for the stop, use racially charged language and threaten Alvin with violence. Early in the stop, one of the officers asks, “You want me to smack you?” When Alvin asks why he is being threatened with arrest, the other officer responds, “For being a fucking mutt.” Later in the stop, while holding Alvin’s arm behind his back, the first officer says, “Dude, I’m gonna break your fuckin’ arm, then I’m gonna punch you in the fuckin’ face.”…












Everyone knew that the New York Police Department was planting agents provocateur amongst protest groups, but now there’s documentary proof. From AP via CBS News: Undercover NYPD officers attended meetings of liberal…



Did any disinfonauts go to Zuccotti this weekend? If so please supplement this report from Reuters: Dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested during the weekend as police cleared New York’s Zuccotti…






So it’s finally happened. Breaking news (and so likely to change as the day goes on), reported by the New York Times: Hundreds of police officers early Tuesday cleared the park in…