"The militarism that sustains militarized police forces is a problem for everyone. Accepting this means that many more of us are “anti-militarists” than we might think. Feminists have long argued that the “personal is political” — that everything is a feminist issue. I would argue similarly that “anti-militarism” needs to be practiced far beyond the traditional “anti-war” movements, and has to become one of the cornerstones of all popular movements."
In July, ROAR Magazine published an article by our Nonviolence Programme worker Andrew Metheven, exploring the "militarism" in militarised policing around the world.
You can read the full article here.