civil liberties & police

Former Black Panther freed, but still harassed

February 2021

Jahil Muntaqim, paroled after 50 years in prison, is being beleaguered by cops and charged with “registering to vote.” Do sign the online petition to drop the charges.

Podcast Review — The Thin Black Line

January 2021

Although it’s been a long time since Daniel Yock died in police custody in 1993, it’s not “case closed” for the Murri community.

Policing, protest and the pandemic: LGBTIQA+ liberationists speak out against police abuse

November 30, 2020

2020 has been one hell of year—environmental catastrophe, COVID, a capitalist system in crisis, naked police abuse and resistance! LGBTIQA+ people have a massive stake in uniting with other communities to stem the erosion of democratic rights and hold police accountable. Decades of struggle against police abuse. The contemporary queer community was forged through resisting police attacks… Read more »

Nigerian fury at naked police violence

December 2020

Huge anti-government protests have rocked Africa’s most populous nation over its notorious police group, SARS, with protests erupting in support in the U.S. and England.

Open Letter on the November 3, 2020 General Election – Bay Area

October 9, 2020

As Election Day 2020 approaches, multiple crises are wreaking havoc across the country. The pandemic that has taken more than a million lives across the globe has triggered an economic crisis that will deepen, not resolve, in the months ahead. The consequences of global warming are manifesting more and more acutely. Political polarization continues to… Read more »