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New Page: Books on Fascism, Authoritarianism, Violence and Bigotry

I have a new page, with books on fascism, authoritarianism, violence and bigotry, and more, with links to book reviews and author interviews and information about the authors ... Read More
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Government Violence, Militias and Intimidation in American History

Trump's calls for aggression seen in America's long history of government violence, government-sanctioned violence and intimidation by militias, KKK and other hate groups ... Read More
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Authoritarianism: Respect for Authority — the President, Teachers, Police

The president's almost a god, you hand your kids' lives over to the schools, and you live in a police state. As a country, America has a serious case of authoritarianism.  ... Read More
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Dutch Police Training: From Authoritarianism to Deescalation Strategies

In World War Two, the Netherlands felt what authoritarianism does. Respect for authority declined after the war. Dutch police training adapted, and focused on social skills like deescalation techniques ... Read More
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Fans of SRO Ben Fields v. Lawsuits for Excessive Force and Racial Profiling

SRO Ben Fields had lawsuits filed against him, for excessive force and for racial profiling. Yet the police and the school were okay with letting him loose on kids, and so are many others ... Read More
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What’s the Purpose of American Public Schools, Education or Discipline?

How is it acceptable to have Officer Slam in American public schools? And why is discipline seen as the be-all, end-all in American public education? ... Read More
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Better Firearms Training, Less Lethal Force, Fewer Lethal Police Shootings

During police firearms training, why not teach officers to aim for the shoulder or leg? There would be decidedly fewer lethal police shootings if cops didn't have the license to use lethal force every time they felt threatened ... Read More