Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture (Open Media Series)

Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture (Open Media Series)

Angela Y. Davis


Revelations approximately U.S regulations and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever because the breaking of the Abu Ghraib legal tale in April 2004. seeing that then, a debate has raged relating to what's and what's now not applicable habit for the world’s best democracy. it truly is inside of this context that Angela Davis, considered one of America’s so much outstanding political figures, gave a sequence of interviews to debate resistance and legislation, institutional sexual coercion, politics and felony. Davis talks approximately her personal incarceration, in addition to her reviews as "enemy of the state," and approximately having been wear the FBI’s "most sought after" record. She talks concerning the an important position that foreign activism performed in her case and the case of many different political prisoners.
Throughout those interviews, Davis returns to her critique of a democracy that has been compromised through its racist origins and associations. Discussing the latest disclosures in regards to the disavowed "chain of command," and the formal studies by means of the crimson go and Human Rights Watch denouncing U.S. violation of human rights and the legislation of warfare in Guantánamo, Afghanistan and Iraq, Davis makes a speciality of the underpinnings of criminal regimes within the usa.

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