More than 1,000 people gathered in front of Cambridge City Hall for a Black Lives Matter protest, organized by Defend Black Lives Cambridge, June 20, 2020. Erin Clark/Boston Globe Photo
Racial Justice and Decolonization

The Cambridge Police Department Should Demilitarize

An updated version of this post can be found here: https://masspeaceaction.org/demilitarize-cambridge-police-department/ 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 […]

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb on walls at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday during an attempt to interfere with the rtification of the 2020 presidential election results by Congress. (Jim Urquhart/Reuters)
Democracy

Was Trump Hoping for a Coup?

by Joseph Gerson Originally published by Common Dreams There is so much that we don’t know about Wednesday’s assault on our national capital and our limited constitutional democracy. The new Congress should not only investigate why the Capital police and Homeland Security were missing in […]