Mine, apparently, are in Oakland, assisting in a violent suppression of peaceful demonstrations. See, I live in Berkeley, that lovely little liberal enclave just north of scary, ghettoized, minority-filled Oakland*. For those of you who don't live here, believe me when I say that, in many ways, Oakland and Berkeley are completely different entities- including … Continue reading It’s 11:30 pm on a Tuesday- do you know where your police are?
I am not a political activist. Let's get that clear from the start. I never have been, I doubt I ever will be. I am a good citizen- I vote in every election, I read enough literature beforehand to make sure that I at least can nominally support the persons for whom I'm voting. I … Continue reading Show Me What Democracy Looks Like