Tag: Colonialism

“I USED TO BE IN A GANG!”: When is a gang not a gang?

With mainstream media and the Federal Government leading a racist moral panic about ‘African gangs’ apparently tormenting wide sections of Australian society, True Crime News Weekly correspondent Gary Johnston shares his experiences of growing up with youth gangs on the mean streets of Glasgow and wonders why some groups of young men ‘become’ gangs. Continue reading ““I USED TO BE IN A GANG!”: When is a gang not a gang?”

EXCLUSIVE: NSW Police PR for ‘genocidal maniac’ backfires, cops delete Facebook post

NSW Police have deleted a post on their official Facebook page after some members of the public apparently became increasingly racist when it was suggested by others that the post was glorifying a ‘genocidal maniac’ responsible for the murders of countless Indigenous peoples in Australia. Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE: NSW Police PR for ‘genocidal maniac’ backfires, cops delete Facebook post”