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Through the Looking Glass; Chief Beck’s PR War Machine

  “Copaganda: An Introduction” When I read media by or about the LAPD, I often feel a little like Lewis Carroll’s “Alice,” who ― after reading the nonsense poem “Jabberwocky” in Through the Looking Glass ― remarked: “Somehow it seems … Continue reading

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“Watchdog or Lapdog?” (1991 Revisited)

[ed. After talking to a veteran comrade about our most recent posts (on Sheriff Baca, Fullerton and the LAPD), he dug through his archives and produced the following long-form article about police accountability, originally published in 1991 in “Minority Trendsletter,” a … Continue reading

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A Comedy of LAPD Errors

(ed. Thanks to @LAWSICK for the quick photoshoppery!) Abbott & Costello. Burns & Allen. Martin & Lewis. The Smothers Brothers. Aykroyd & Belushi. Pryor & Wilder. And of course, Laurel & Hardy. When it comes to comedy, polyamory-proselytizers can shut … Continue reading

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Via Chicago

(ed. The following post presents an anarchist comrade’s perspective on the current challenges facing the movement in Chicago. OLAASM has added a few hyperlinks to the text to [hopefully] help contextualize some of the subjects the comrade addresses. Otherwise, all of … Continue reading

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From Saying ‘Officer’ to Screaming ‘Pig’; How I Learned to Stop Equivocating and Hate the State (Part 1)

(ed. Originally published December 10, 2013 – here!) [Introduction] Four days after I got out of the LA County Jail, released on my own recognizance after a brief three day stint there, an unarmed 19-year-old was shot and killed by … Continue reading

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A Clean, Well Lighted Place for the Banality of Evil (Part 1)

(ed. Originally published August 25, 2013 – here!) “I’m sleepy now. I never get into bed before three o’clock. He should have killed himself last week.” – Ernest Hemingway, ‘A Clean, Well Lighted Place’ There is a photo of a … Continue reading

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The Lonely Dissonance of the Long Distance Liberal

(ed. Originally published July 23, 2013 – here!) Those ‘Outside Agitators’: Red Baiting, “Black” Baiting, State Collaboration and Liberalism After #Crenshaw’s #J4TM Anti-Racism Uprising Liberalism  Collaboration: here and here Red-baiting Anarchist-baiting: here and here and by this PSL-affiliated “rapper” here:  

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“Lipstick on a Pig: The LAPD’s Much Improved PR Machine and the Legacy of Saint Bratton”

“Lipstick on a Pig: The LAPD’s Much Improved PR Machine and the Legacy of Saint Bratton” (ed. Originally published February 26, 2013 – here – and presented before the Los Angeles Police Commission orally.) In January of 2010, a woman … Continue reading

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There’s No Such Thing As a ‘Peaceful, Legal’ Protest

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A PEACEFUL, LEGAL PROTEST (ed. Originally published Jan. 30, 2012 – here!) As Oakland leads the way in devising ever more inventive and innovative actions which pressure an already panicked Jean Quan and her … Continue reading

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We Will Get What We Take

WE WILL GET WHAT WE TAKE (ed. Originally published as the tear gas started to clear in Oakland, Jan. 29, 2012 – here!)   When are these kids gonna realize that they can’t solve the world’s problems? That everything is just … Continue reading

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