TFS Writers discuss #Blacklivesmatter and wonder is brutality State Sponsored Terrorism?

By The All-Nite Images from NY, NY, USA (Black Lives Matter Black Friday) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By The All-Nite Images from NY, NY, USA (Black Lives Matter Black Friday)

The Black Lives Matter movement as well as  a more vigilant media has raised awareness of law enforcement brutality towards African-Americans. Our TFS writers, Katy Burnett, Brook Hines and Kartik Krishnaiyer discussed the movement as well as the behavior of law enforcement officers and the authorities at the municipal and state levels.

Terrorism comes in many forms despite the narrative played by a media dominated by corporate interests and conservative talking heads. Islamic fundamentalism is one form as is the type of domestic terrorism we saw yesterday in Colorado in the targeting of Planned Parenthood. Another form however, it could be argued is police brutality toward the citizens of a nation. We discuss that here.

Audio below runs 12:01.

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  1. Reblogged this on Wobbly Warrior's Blog and commented:
    State-sponsored terrorism is protected by the US Supreme Court: in cases of willful misconduct, it endorses qualified immunity from prosecution for officers and absolute immunity for prosecutors and their supervisors as well as judges.

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