Why filming police violence has done nothing to stop it
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June 3, 20206 min read, 1145 words

Why filming police violence has done nothing to stop itWhy filming police violence has done nothing to stop it

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Published: June 3, 2020  |  6 min read, 1145 words
After years of police body cams and bystander cellphone video, it’s clear that evidentiary images on their own don’t bring about change. What’s missing is power. The murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers was captured on video, not once but half a dozen times. As ...
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Great Context
June 10, 2020
A contextually relevant, it might even be said mightily so, piece regarding the use of technology as societal leveler. A philosophical rumination of sorts on, as the Author terms it 'techno-utopian fantasy'. In which data (or rather the belief in it - for some as holy writ), so to speak, has the potential to cure all of society's ills. In this way, while not mentioning it here, the Writer pushes the discussed issue to a certain degree into the realm of Debord's 'The Society of the Spectacle'. I would really suggest a very close read of this write-up. There is quite a bit going on in the subtext both deeply interesting and informative. A decidedly outstanding investment of one's time. Four stars!
June 10, 2020
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June 10, 2020
Op Ed spouting hypotheticals about philosophy and surveillance with nothing substantial
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