My new essay in Truthout looks at the tales the Portland Police spun about a mass shooting, and situates that episode as part of a decades-long pattern of facilitating right-wing violence.
Update: Solidarity has re-printed the article.
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AK Press is offering free e-books to help people make sense of the death of Tyre Nichols and the attempts to control the public’s reaction. I am proud to say that Our Enemies in Blue is one book on offer. The other two are William C. Anderson’s The Nation on No Map and Zoé Samudzi’s As Black as Resistance.