Blue Order

In an increasingly unstable country, what if a “deep police state” threatens to undermine our electoral gains?

Illustration by Pete Gamlen

In August, as uprisings continued to sweep the United States in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, Virginia state senator Louise Lucas found herself charged with a felony, in connection with damage to a Confederate monument in the city of Portsmouth. The police cited a rarely used law against damaging war memorials, […]

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