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Riot police and protestors clash for the fourth straight day in Ferguson, Missouri over the killing of a young, unarmed black man… Anonymous promises to hold police force responsible if immediate action isn’t taken

This video was posted just minutes ago by Patricia Bynes, Democratic Committeewoman of Ferguson Township, Missouri. It shows police officers in the city of Ferguson launching tear gas and stun grenades at protestors. This is the third night in a row that police and protestors have faced off in the northern St. Louis suburb. It […]

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Made in Detroit… the armored riot coat

As riot police around the country prepare to start violating civil rights and forcibly removing American citizens from their OWS encampments, I thought that I’d pass along this image that my friend Forest brought to my attention a little while ago. Taken in 1956, the photo shows a precursor of the riot gear worn by […]

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