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Why federal intervention in Portland shouldn’t be a shock

Roussell, Aaron and Rodriguez Fernandez, Gisela (2020) Why federal intervention in Portland shouldn’t be a shock. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (12 Aug 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

For several months, protests have been ongoing in Portland, Oregon, following the police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. Aaron Roussell and Gisela Rodriguez Fernandez examine the intentional misconceptions which have developed to delegitimize the protests in Portland and elsewhere, writing that despite sentiments that such tactics are ‘not American’, the use of police violence and federal agents against protests in US cities is nothing new.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2020 09:30
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106437

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