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militarized police

by Andrew King Testimony Presented at the Police Militarization Hearing, Cambridge City Council, January 6, 2021.   View the video My name is Andrew King and I live at 40 Essex St. Cambridge, MA. I’m a member of Massachusetts Peace Action, whose members include hundreds of …

The Costs of War Project is releasing a new report documenting how the post-9/11 wars have intensified police militarization in the United States. To coincide with this launch, the Watson Institute is hosting a livestream panel with scholars, civil society advocates, and a member of …

The use of military equipment against Americans protesting police brutality demonstrates the link between militarization abroad and at home. The War on Drugs, the War on Terror, the bloated Pentagon budget, pork barrel politics of Members of Congress, have all led to systematic militarized violence …

by Rosemary Kean and Jackie Dee King In the weeks since the brutal public murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, nationwide protests have erupted to challenge police violence and demand transformational changes in policing that amount to a restructuring of what we mean by …