TADMZ: Police State of Denial

A look at two clear signs that the US government is aligning itself with right wing reactionaries and against left wing protestors while corporate media shows tepid interest at best.

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An Open Letter to ESPN About President Trump and Jemele Hill

ESPN is being asked to fire host Jemele Hill for telling the truth about our white supremacist government

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Info Meme of the Week: Injustice League

Breaking down and analyzing the news that Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice will retry activist Desiree Fairooz for laughing

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A Brief Thought: Send Em Upriver Sessions & The Trump Era

In the calm before the American imperialist storm, Nina takes a look at the latest immigration fuckery Jeff Sessions is peddling.

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A Brief Thought: Lesser Evilism & Trump’s Immigration Crackdown

Nina takes a quick look at how ignoring former President Obama’s horrifying immigration record empowers Trump’s inhumane ICE crackdown today

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A Very Brief Thought on the Language of White Supremacy & ICE Raids

Nina drops a very brief thought on the curious language “liberal” media uses to describe racial profiling by Immigration & Customs Enforcement

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Tales from the American DMZ: It’s (Almost) All Economics

Nina takes a terrifying look at the potential relationship between police militarization, global war and the coming automation crisis

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Heat Check

Editor’s note: this is another piece I wrote in the late summer of 2015 for my blog at sportsballchic.com. My orginal idea was to tell a story about the peculiar way large, faceless institutions tend to promote the most selfish and dishonest people ahead of their more sociable, and in most cases far more deserving co-workers. This naturally drew me towards police work and my hometown of Detroit Michigan were we spend an afternoon on the job with Cal Newsome – a man who can’t seem to stop falling upward.

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