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Antiwar Radio: Spencer Thayer

Spencer Thayer, member of Chicago Cop Watch and the Jail Jon Burge Committee, discusses the numerous torture accusations against former Chicago police commander Jon Burge, the torture tactics used by the US in Vietnam that have since made a home in civilian law enforcement, the longstanding practice of Chicago politicians and prosecutors ignoring complaints against police abuse and the real physical dangers faced by activist proponents of alternative policing methods.