Bolton is Just One Face of U.S. Imperial Crisis
The U.S. imperial system is beset by “crises at every level,” said Sara Flounders, of the United National Anti-War Coalition (UNAC). The ruling class is consumed with “enormous frustration that U.S. imperialism can’t control the whole world, and the only solutions they can put forward are war, war and more war” -- leading them to turn to serial warmongers like John Bolton, President Trump’s new national security advisor.
A Setback for Cop-Control in Newark
If a New Jersey court decision diluting the powers of the local Civilian Complaint Review Board is allowed to stand, the Newark-based People’s Organization for Progress may be compelled to give up its seat on the body. “In our estimation, if the board doesn’t have subpoena power and investigatory power, it’s a toothless body,” said POP chairman Larry Hamm.
Movement Most in Need of “Political Education”
“We still have too many Black people not being real about our current state of affairs,” said Shannon Jones, of Bronxites for NYPD Accountability, following protests in Manhattan against the police killing of Stephon Clark, in Sacramento, California. Political education should be a top priority. “A lot of our bandwidth is spent among ourselves discussing basic, universal principles and facts about the way this country operates,” said Jones.
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