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My New Book, What Comes After Occupy?

I just published What Comes After Occupy? The Regional Politics of Resistance (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015). Here’s the blurb from the back cover: Occupy Wall Street, as centered in New York City, received much publicity. Little attention, however, has been granted to the hundreds of Occupy groups in marginal locations whose creative politics were certainly not limited…

National Center For Women and Policing

“Two studies have found that at least 40% of police officer families experience domestic violence, (1, 2) in contrast to 10% of families in the general population.(3) A third study of older and more experienced officers found a rate of 24% (4), indicating that domestic violence is 2-4 times more common among police families than…

Being a cop showed me just how racist and violent the police are. There’s only one fix. – The Washington Post

Police Culture from the inside. Worth reading: “Even when officers get caught, they know they’ll be investigated by their friends, and put on paid leave. My colleagues would laughingly refer to this as a free vacation. It isn’t a punishment. And excessive force is almost always deemed acceptable in our courts and among our grand juries.…