Thinking about Boston

The Boston Manhunt
The Boston Manhunt

“As the fog of our perpetual ‘war on terror’ descended again after the Boston Marathon bombings, veteran police chief David Couper reflected on the dangers of loose explosives, why we should resist militarizing the police, and how cops who serve as “social workers in blue” can do more to keep us safe than SWAT teams and ‘police officers who look and act more like robots than peacekeepers.'”

To read the rest of this article by Ruth Conniff on April 27, 2013 in “The Progressive Magazine,” CLICK HERE.