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Posted on: May 16, 2012, Source: The Guardian

A Federal judge granted class action status to a lawsuit alleging the NYPD's controversial program amounts to racial profiling.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2012, Source: The Guardian

The illegal practice of stop-and-frisk hasn't stopped since Commissioner Kelly issued his memo; there is a deep disconnect between the top brass and what happens on the street.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2012, Source: The Guardian

A rally on Tuesday increased the public pressure on Commissioner Ray Kelly and the NYPD following a series of recent controversies over police tactics.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2012, Source: The Guardian

The battle for the Republican nomination has moved to Florida, which also happens to be a key battleground in an entirely different fight: the $15bn war on drugs.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The US appears to be repeating its historically catastrophic strategy of propping up human rights abusers and simplistically relying on militarization to root out social problems.