#97: Understanding the RICO Charges in Atlanta


How Georgia prosecutors are attempting to criminalize protest itself

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Prosecutors in Georgia have charged activists protesting against a planned police militarization facility known as “Cop City” with violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr has indicted 61 people on RICO charges. In this episode, we explore the ramifications of this more or less unprecedented stage of repression.

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