As 2013 shapes up to be one of those global years of protest that history periodically produces, The Atlantic publishes a striking photoessay of demonstrations, all drawn from just the last few weeks. The images come from everywhere from Bulgaria to Chile to Indonesia; among other things, we learn that the use of Guy Fawkes masks has now spread as far as Thailand. Check out the pictures here.
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Police departments exist to protect people's persons and property. The Minneapolis Police Department has failed to do either.
That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying projections that shaped the government response to the epidemic.
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.
Are we seeing a tipping point where police begin to grasp why the public is so outraged?