Tag: Radley Balko
L’ascesa dello Sbirro di Guerra
Recensione di “Rise of the Warrior Cop” Di Kelly Wright. Originale pubblicato l’otto agosto 2018 con il titolo Review: “Rise of the Warrior Cop”. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Questo libro arriva giusto a proposito dopo la mia ultima recensione per C4SS del libro Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism, di Christopher Coyne…
Review: “Rise of the Warrior Cop”
Radley Balko (2013). “Rise of the Warrior Cop.” New York: PublicAffairs This book was a timely read after the last book I reviewed for C4SS, Tyranny Comes Home: The Domestic Fate of U.S. Militarism by Christopher Coyne and Abigail Hall. Tyranny Comes Home gives a “macro” overview of the broader policy implications of U.S. military adventurism, while…
Tarantino vs. The Hateful State
When I heard noted filmmaker Quentin Tarantino had participated in a rally devoted to opposing police brutality, I thought that was cool. When I heard that the police unions were encouraging people to boycott his upcoming movie, The Hateful Eight, I thought that was funny. But when I heard that the Fraternal Order of Police,…
Cops are Afraid? Good. on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Nick Ford‘s “Cops are Afraid? Good.” read by Chad Nelson and edited by Nick Ford. “One statistic missing from this picture is the number of citizens gunned down by police officers per year. That’s largely because that statistic relies on the willingness of police departments to hold themselves accountable and self-report these incidents….
Cops are Afraid? Good.
The Huffington Post‘s Ryan J. Reilly reported last week that two officers were shot during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri. The gathering in question was spurred by news of Thomas Jackson’s resignation as police chief. Jackson quit after the Justice Department released a report revealing racial biases, revenue-driven policies and the criminalization of Ferguson citizens writ large…
“Protect and Serve?” More like Hate and Fear
The recent trajectory of events leading up to the shooting of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, and the nationwide police backlash afterward, have made it clearer than ever how police feel about the public they supposedly protect and serve: they’re terrified of us. For more than twenty years, the Drug War and associated…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist And Chess Review 34
Matthew Harwood reviews, Radley Balko’s, Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces Conor Friedersdorf discusses why it shouldn’t be criminal to report government secrets. His view on charging leakers of classified information is not mine, but the piece is good overall. Kurt Wallace interviews Sheldon Richman. Gary Leupp discusses the lie…
Anarchy and Democracy
Fighting Fascism
Markets Not Capitalism
The Anatomy of Escape
Organization Theory