By: Ian Firstenberg Credit for the BOS walk back of so-called killer robots belongs with the protestors. Well that was a close one. San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted to prohibit police use of remote controlled robots with lethal force after initially supporting the proposal in late November. It seems
Written By Mona Taleb-Agha UPDATE: The Board of Supervisors reversed the decision. SFPD WILL NOT HAVE KILLER ROBOTS. Last week in San Francisco, controversy arose when the board of supervisors decided in an 8-3 vote in favor of a policy proposal allowing the SFPD to utilize military-grade weaponry against civilians,
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The Bay Area has always acted as if it was exceptional – and in some ways it is. The Bay Area is exceptionally beautiful and exceptionally wealthy. It’s also, in some ways, exceptionally full of shit. The Vallejo Police Department’s history of unchecked murder and normalized use of lesser forms
Written By: Habibi Bridges A member of the police making derogatory statements about people of color? Shocking. Unfortunately, this was the case in Berkeley according to a whistleblower from the Berkeley police force who leaked text receipts indicating that a 20-year police veteran and sergeant sent out questionable messages to
This may not come as a surprise, but I’ve never loved the police. I don’t hate every single cop like some kind of psychopath, but I’ve never been in a shitty situation where I felt like the presence of a police officer would improve it. Generally cops make shit worse.
SWIM Gallery has teamed up with LA-based artist Sickid to release a new ACAB hoodie to take action against police brutality and racial injustice. All proceeds from this hoodie will be donated to Campaign Zero, a non-profit organization that is committed to ending police violence through research, organization, and advocacy.