Militarized Boston Police
Racial Justice and Decolonization

Reinventing law enforcement in Boston

by Jeff Klein Originally published in the Dorchester Reporter Many people who hear calls to “defund” or “abolish” the police may have the impression that these are demands to eliminate law enforcement altogether.  That is incorrect. The intent is to reinvent law enforcement in a […]

Universal Hub, https://www.universalhub.com/2020/some-boston-neighborhoods-seem-be-getting-hit
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What a crisis reveals

First published in the Dorchester People for Peace Update, April 10, 2020 A crisis can highlight faultlines in a society that are less visible in “normal” times. It is now impossible to ignore that our fragmented and mostly privatized healthcare system is not up to […]

US Military Commands
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What Makes Us Safe?  What Doesn’t?

Originally published in the Dorchester People for Peace Update, April 3, 2020 Two news items from this week partly answer those questions. More than 3,000 have died in U.S., surpassing 9/11 death toll, the Washington Post reported. Of course, most news outlets failed to mention that the attackers did […]