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U.S. cops kill at 100 times rate of other capitalist countries

How many people are killed every year by the police in the U.S?... [read more]

The Sean Bell Verdict: Another Mockery of Justice for Black America

New York poet Erica Cardwell believes the Sean Bell verdict shows black life is cheap in the US justice system. ... [read more]

Day of the Jackals: Eyewitness from the G20 Protests

In the wake of a violent police crackdown in Toronto, Daniel Serge reports on the protests at the recent G20 summit. ... [read more]

Morality Policing

The police treat protests and festivals as a threat to their power, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Danegeld

It was just over a thousand years ago that the King of England shook his piggy bank and found it full of twigs and trinkets. He needed dosh and he needed it fast.... [read more]

Chiaroscuro

A poem by Simon Cockle... [read more]

There’s an elephant in the room

In the first of our series of political poetry, David Foley waxes lyrical in his song about bankers' bonuses and bailouts. ... [read more]

Modern Pauperism and its Consequences: A Dissenting View on the Riots in England (Part I of II)

The first part of an essay by Matthias Dapprich in which he adopts a class based analysis of the recent London riots. ... [read more]

Justice in Shades

A damning judgement on army killings suggests that officials at every level have covered up torture and murder, as George Monbiot explains.... [read more]

Beware the Assault on Journalism

John Pilger retraces the 'cultural Chernobyl'of Rupert Murdoch's impact on British life.... [read more]

Cops Must Face Law

Liz Davies says some pressing questions need to be answered about the way in which London's police conducted themselves during the G20 protests.... [read more]