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AUTOMATING BANISHMENT: The Surveillance and Policing of Looted Land

Read Automating Banishment: The Surveillance and Policing of Looted Land, our new community-based report on the relationships between “data-driven policing” and real estate development, displacement, settler colonialism, and conquest. The report is available with interactive maps at automatingbanishment.org. You can also download a pdf of the report or download a short summary. This community-based report … Continue reading AUTOMATING BANISHMENT: The Surveillance and Policing of Looted Land

Data-Driven Policing: Abolition Requires a Culture of Resistance

Read our new article in Issue 35 of The Abolitionist, Critical Resistance‘s “publication dedicated to the strategy and practice of prison industrial complex abolition.” You can read the article below, download the pdf here, and subscribe to The Abolitionist here. Data-Driven Policing: Abolition Requires a Culture of Resistance By Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Policing is … Continue reading Data-Driven Policing: Abolition Requires a Culture of Resistance

Anti-Blackness and the National Security Police State that Civil Liberties Advocacy Built

As the U.S. commemorates another anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, civil liberties organizations and Muslim advocacy groups have had a lot to say about the Islamophobia of the past two decades. Islamophobia is of course a real source of violence. But far beyond the impact on Muslim communities, we must recognize post-9/11 demonization of Muslim, … Continue reading Anti-Blackness and the National Security Police State that Civil Liberties Advocacy Built