(The following piece of writing contains the names of people who have died at the hands of the bourgeois state) The role that law enforcement plays around the world is not simply one of preventing crime or ensuring the safety, health and belongings of all members of society as some common views, definitions and media […]Read More Prisons and Police Brutality: Last Line in the Defence of Exploitation and Oppression
We are publishing this article to commemorate last year’s shooting in Yuendumu, shortly before the 5th year anniversary of the Sydney Long Bay Jail Killing, and for the 16th anniversary of the Palm Island Riots. Its content is largely reflective of these events and other deaths in custody. We wish to advise Indigenous readers that […]Read More On An Island Watch House Bed, A Black Man’s Lying Dead
For years now, the Australian public has been facing increasing militarisation of the police; with many frontline officers and specialist units across the country being trained in military-style thinking and tactics. There has also been the introduction of military-grade weapons and protective gear. The Lindt Café siege in 2014, the Paris terror attacks of 2015, and the […]Read More Get Rid of Militarised Police Units? Get Rid of Capitalism and All Police Forces!