Corporate Fascism has replace the nation state rendering much of what we think of as rule by the people and for the people a mute point.
I Blog… I am proud of having the readership I have… Hopefully some of what I say influences people, impresses upon you that much of what oppresses peoples whose lives have been impacted with some trans-prefixed label or another also impacts many other people including people of color, the poor, women etc.
5% of people in this world control the vast majority of the wealth and power.
The police and military are their jack booted thugs.
They are not here to protect us. They are here to protect the interests of the rich.
With the marginalization of so many people who are not white male members of what ever culture is the dominant culture matters like globalization impact all of us.
We are the first cut in order to create the margin of surplus value that fills the coffers of the rich and powerful.
Therefore I watched the protesters in Toronto cheering them on. Including the Black Blocs.
This story is from Raw Story
By Daniel Tencer
Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 — 8:33 pm
Journalists covering the G20 summit in Toronto, Canada, last weekend have accused the local police of threatening them with rape, using male officers to strip-search young women, and even inappropriately touching an underage girl.
Four reporters have filed complaints with the province of Ontario’s police oversight agency. According to the Canwest News Service, those four include Jesse Rosenfeld, a freelancer for the UK’s Guardian whose alleged beating at the hands of Toronto police was chronicled on Twitter, as well Amy Miller of the Alternative Media Center.
Miller told a press conference earlier this week that she had her press pass ripped away from her and was “throttled by the neck and held down” while trying to record a confrontation between police and protesters. She was detained for 13 hours in a cage in a converted film studio on the city’s east side, along with about 25 other women.
“I was told I was going to be raped, I was told I was going to be gang-banged, I was told that I was never going to want to act as a journalist again by making sure that I would be repeatedly raped while I was in jail,” Miller said.
Miller described the police’s alleged behavior as “repulsive and completely inappropriate.”
Continue reading at: http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0630/g20-cops-threatened-women-rape/