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When police attack

Graeber, David (2002) When police attack. In These Times (11 Oct 2002). Website.

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Abstract

I spent 15 hours handcuffed on a bus with 44 other people, all charged with a crime that everyone, including the police, knew perfectly well we did not commit. At the Police Academy outside Washington where we were taken on September 27, stood a line of 13 buses, each one full of 45 innocent people. As sleepy Metro drivers slouched over the wheels, riot cops checked to make sure everyone’s hands were securely fastened behind their backs. It didn’t feel particularly glorious, but in doing so we pretty much shut down the IMF.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://inthesetimes.com/
Additional Information: © 2002 In These Times and The Institute for Public Affairs; Online
Divisions: Anthropology
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
Sets: Departments > Anthropology
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2013 10:05
Last Modified: 17 May 2020 23:31
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/53373

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