Category Archives: BREAKING-NEWS

Commander Zero and Jack McKinney

Commander Zero has died and I’m thinking of Jack McKinney – what? In the late 1970s Edén Pastora, also known as Commander Zero, was a leader of the Sandinistas in Nicaragua. They were fighting to over-throw the US-backed dictator. I … Continue reading

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NYT: Here Are the 97 U.S. Cities Where Protesters Were Tear-Gassed

♬ ♫ ♪ Not tear gas nor baton chargeThat stops you taking the city ♫ ♭ ♪— ‘Ghetto Defendant’ – The Clash

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Facial Recognition: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Links FindFace – Wikipedia Clearview AI – Wikipedia

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Tear Gas Is Banned in War yet Philadelphia Police Used it on Unarmed People

Links Mayor Jim Kenney approved tear gas use at Philly protests, officials say as City Council questions police response, at the Philadelphia Inquirer. Is Tear Gas Banned for Use in Warfare?, at Scopes. Tear Gas Is Way More Dangerous Than … Continue reading

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‘Cops’ cancelled, what about ‘Live PD’?

After over 30 years on TV Cops has been cancelled in the wake of the BLM protests over police brutality. What about Live PD? I never watched it much but it seems to me it’s in the same vein as … Continue reading

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Finally! John Oliver spends his entire show explaining HBO Max – I thoroughly understand it now.

Just kidding, he spends his entire show on the police:

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Tom Morello carries on in the spirit of The Clash and Joe Strummer

Links Tom Morello at Wikipedia TomMorello.com Tom Morello at Twitter: @TMorello Tom Morello on Facebook

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