Libero Della Piana the author of this post argues that the laws to stop protesting, which include a high fine, are against the people's right. He believes there will be many more protest, the unity of people is unbreakable against unjust laws that will fine people ridiculous amounts and even jail them. This could be his perspective due to the fact that he is a Senior organizer for Alliance with a just society, that bring awareness to racial and economic injustices.
In Allen Brown's article, OK governors sign anti-protest law, it tells the reader that the state passed laws that make citizens scared of protesting since they could face a hefty 100,000 dollar fine just for spray painting something. The perspective here is that the laws are passed just so they could punish protesters while making profit off them, since they are scared of how powerful protest are.
Why small debts matter so much to black lives, by Paul kiel, describes how black people are racially discriminated not just in jail but economically too. Which is why a lot of black people get incarcerated because they cannot pay a fine which turns into another fine so forth till they get jail time. Black people already being discriminated have a hard time making good income which is why the perspective being argued is that the fines imposed are unjust because they just bury people in a bigger hole. Kiel focuses on bankruptcy which is why he could be writing articles about debt affecting black people since they are unjust and in a way bankrupt them from their lives
Michel Martin article informs the reader that african americans are more likely to have their electricity cut and to be arrested for small debts like a parking ticket. This obviously being caused by discrimination which is why their fines are not just, they root from a prejudiced way of thought and then make life for blacks harder. It can be argued that these fines are excessive because they only put an already poor group of people into a worse position which they can’t get out of if they are discriminated. It would not be just to have one race affected more negatively than any other over a fine.
A class-action lawsuit alleges the state of Michigan traps its poorest citizens in poverty by suspending their licenses when they can’t pay traffic fines or fees. And it’s a perfect example as to why