Daily Archives: October 23, 2011

Naomi Wolf Arrested at OWS; Frye on Police Power

Wolf’s account of her illegal arrest and detention here.

Frye on police power in a free society:

But in an atmosphere of real fear and real suspicion the police must become both more efficient and more tolerant if they are to be of any use in defending democracy. Otherwise, they will be not only unjust to individuals, but dangerous to their own community. (Canadian Forum 29, no. 346 [November 1949]: 170)