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Mob Justice is Predictable When the State Fails at Justice

I’m hearing this idea that the cops in Dallas were there protecting freedom of speech and assembly. In fact, that is a lie. What we saw in Oakland with the highway blocked for hours was a much healthier expression of the magnitude of public outrage yesterday. You will notice that while Oakland was more disruptive, it was also more peaceful. Meanwhile, in Dallas the cops conspired to suppress what could otherwise have been a very empowering statement. True street demonstrations are intended to disrupt business as usual. They don’t ask permission from the oppressors, they don’t march where the oppressors
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