Three interesting pieces on the police and New York City

Jonathan Simon, “Do we really need the police? Not as much as we need air“, at Governing Through Crime

Peter Gratton, “Cuomo, Koch, New York“, Philosophy in a Time of Error

Philosophy of Police Violence and Mass Incarceration“, Daily Nous

A timely collision of some interesting pieces brought together in Feedly…

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2 Responses to Three interesting pieces on the police and New York City

  1. Stuart says:

    Thanks for these links. I published a piece on recent protest tactics, the police response in NYC, and what the protests tell us about racialized economic vulnerability. It came out the day before the murder of the two officers in Brooklyn, which meant that my prediction in it of an alteration of the police response has come true sooner than I’d expected.

    Here it is: http://www.defendingdissent.org/now/news/vulnerability-and-disruption-in-nyc/

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