Battlefield America author John Whitehead talks about the move, largely sponsored by corporate interests, to militarize local police departments, fostering the us vs them (cop vs civilian) mentality. He suggests a move back toward community policing so that police and civilians regard each other as team members not adversaries.
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The U.S. military plans to take over America by 2030. According to “Megacities: Urban Future, the Emerging Complexity,” a Pentagon training video created by the Army for U.S. Special Operations Command, the U.S. military plans to use armed forces to solve future domestic political and social problems. Yet, as John W. Whitehead explains in this […]
Prepare to be outraged. According to the Department of Justice, at least 25 dogs are gunned down by police officers on a daily basis. To make matters worse, a high number of these family pets are innocent bystanders—fatal victims of reactionary, “worst case scenario” police training.
The powers amassed by each successive president through the negligence of Congress and the courts empower whomever occupies the Oval Office to act as a dictator, above the law and beyond any real accountability. In this episode of On Target, John W. Whitehead examines the presidential powers that will be inherited by the next president—powers which […]
There is a long and growing list of the kinds of speech that the government considers dangerous: hate speech, bullying speech, intolerant speech, conspiratorial speech, incendiary speech, radical speech, anti-government speech, right-wing speech, extremist speech, politically incorrect speech, etc. But if we allow the government to whittle away our First Amendment freedoms, John W. Whitehead […]