Tag Archives: War on Drugs

A History of Militarized U.S. Policing: Ferguson and Beyond

[This essay is a shortened version taken from a book project I’m working on called The Predator Empire] A History of Militarized U.S. Policing American policing was shaped by colonial contact with the British. Without evidence of criminal activity, British … Continue reading

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The Pentagon’s Privatization of the War on Drugs

An obscure Pentagon office designed to curb the flow of illegal drugs has quietly evolved into a one-stop shop for private security contractors around the world, soliciting deals worth over $3 billion. The sprawling contract, ostensibly designed to stop drug-funded … Continue reading

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