A report on the history and present day reality of police violence in India.
'From colonialism to apartheid and through to contemporary South Africa, it is the threat presented by the masses which means they need to be permanently contained, and this remains the enduring imperative of policing practices.'
Police brutality is endemic in modern Kenya, and a legacy of British colonial rule, write community organisers Gacheke Gachihi and Esther Waigumo Njoki.
This week on the Verso Blog, we bring you reports on the past and present roles of the police in five different countries.
An essay by W.E.B. Du Bois on the imperial roots of American racism.
Riots, rebellions and uprisings that have changed the world.
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A flash sale of our top works of activism and theory to celebrate the made-up holiday Red Day.