Form 696: “Live music is now a threat to the prevention of terrorism”

Via No Rock ‘n Roll Fun, this Guardian CiF article by Sunny Hundal discusses the racial profiling inherent in new police  powers under Form 696: I was, until recently, a regular at a monthly club night before the police suddenly started strictly enforcing ID checks. This wasn’t merely to ensure I was above the required […]

One for fans of HBC’s ‘The Wire’

Fans of the superb US TV show The Wire, set in Maryland’s city of Baltimore, may be amused by this snippet from last week’s SchNEWS: IT DOESN’T ADD UP In Maryland, USA, paranoid police have been getting all hot under the collar about a dark and sinister group called “Algebra.” This group was approached by […]