There is no real, meaningful oversight of police, certainly not in the way that communities desire it. The notion of police oversight is, in fact, a mirage given the place and function which police serve for the state in capitalist societies.
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Climate change is here, and action is urgently needed to reduce emissions.
This election, through the well-timed publication of a couple articles, the Liberals have claimed they have the best climate plan, or at least a highly credible one. Those who scored the Liberal plan highly appear to have a very specific understanding of the situation that leads them to first believe the Liberals’ market-based, industry-friendly policies will sufficiently reduce emissions, and second that the Liberals will follow through.
With yet another election cycle upon us, working-class people are once again urged to throw themselves behind the wheel of social democracy. In the Canadian context, this means once again throwing support, and significant resources, behind the New Democratic Party (NDP).
Maybe it was the Muslim prayer beads hanging on the rearview mirror, maybe it was the medical bag in the front seat with his father’s name on it–Mohammed–maybe somebody had seen him in the car and thought “that guy looks Arab.” It was impossible to know exactly what motivated the attack.