Deflation allows protestors to travel cheaply.
Deflation allows cops to track them cheaply.
Free internet services allows their communications to be monitored cheaply.
None of this was possible decades ago.
In 1963 half of USA workers walked to work!
and they were not so fat.
McKesson and Elzie both tell Mother Jones they were “not surprised” that they were being watched. “It confirms that us telling the truth about police violence is seen as a threat,” McKesson says. Both activists say they do not know why they were identified as physical threats.
McKesson and Elzie live in Missouri, where they helped organize the Ferguson protests. They traveled together to Baltimore for a week and a half during the Freddie Gray protests. A link to the ZeroFox report first circulated on Twitter last Wednesday. ZeroFox did not respond to a request to confirm the authenticity of the documents.