Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile

Cameron 'at war' with senior police officer as he pledges to 'zero tolerance' approach to street crime - 14th Aug 2011

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

The acting head of the Metropolitan Police has clashed with the Prime Minister over a suggestion that the Army could be deployed to quell rioting in London. Tim Godwin told David Cameron he would agree to troops on the streets of London only after ‘every one of my officers and borough commanders are standing on the police front line’. The row happened last Tuesday morning in a meeting in Downing Street between the two men and Home Secretary Theresa May.
read more


Zero tolerance for student safety or to control them?

US Politics / Liberal : Smirking Chimp (6 years ago)

Massacre. Suicide-bombing. Mass murder. Conspiracy. WMDs. They love those inflammatory words, don't they? Not just adolescents, who use the words as adolescents would, without gauging their impact, but also law enforcement types, w... Read Post

The Only Child Soldier in 200 Years to be Tried for War Crimes

US Politics / Liberal : Smirking Chimp (7 years ago)

Omar Kadr was a 15 year-old boy when his Afghanistan compound was attacked by American forces. Bombed to nothingness in fact, but he and one other survived. Fast forward six years. Mr. Kadr is being tried for war crimes by an Ame... Read Post

War on Iraq: Senior Officers Worried About Dangerously Overstretched U.S Military

US Politics / Liberal : AlterNet Blogs: Speakeasy (7 years ago)

Sixty percent of the officers asked in a recent survey said that the military is weaker now than it was five years ago. Read Post

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC