Most recently, we have seen this excessive punitive force aimed, with a deliberate intent that only the most willfully blind apologists could deny, at those who have defied the system’s authority. — Joe Macacre
In a recent op-ed piece at Truthout on Cecily McMillan being found guilty of assaulting NYPD officer and general shitheel Grantly Bovell, Joe Macare provides a powerful, poignant, and enraging account of some of the latest injustices committed by the state against the least protected citizens it could find. Cecily McMillan’s case is simply the most recent example of police, judges, and district attorneys blatantly abusing the justice system to protect its own officers and to criminalize those who dared to fight back.
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Just shy of half a century later, we cannot count the butterflies who have been put upon the wheel of “justice” in supposedly civilized, democratic, “free” countries like the United Kingdom and United States.