Police

As if disinfonauts really needed reminding, be careful who you “friend” on Facebook or other social media platforms: they might be cops looking to arrest you and your associates, reports the Atlantic:…





The Mapping Police Violence project has some shocking statistics to accompany this map: o At least 1148 people were killed by police in 2014. 304 (26%) were black. o Black people were nearly 3x more likely than whites to be killed by…









Peijman Kouretchian, writing at the Metta Center for Nonviolence, from December: The streets look like war. Two NYPD police officers were just “assassinated” apparently as revenge for the Eric Garner chokehold death….




Robert C. Koehler writes at Common Dreams: And so we grieve over another national tragedy. Two New York City police officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, were shot — assassinated — as…