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  • What Former NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s Column Omitted About Racist Broken Windows Policing 03 Jun 2019 23:16 Black Star News Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton still trying to defend bigoted "Broken Windows" policing... On Sunday, former New York City Commissioner Bill Bratton wrote an op-ed expressing frustration that the racially-applied “Broken Windows” policing …
  • Cave heroes win Australians of the Year 25 Jan 2019 18:44 News.com.au Every year, Australia celebrates those who work towards improving our country. Across fields ranging from science to community welfare, those nominated for Australian of the Year have inspired a nation through their achievements. Craig Challen and Richard …
  • Rochester 10 26 Dec 2018 06:45 City Newspaper Who makes Rochester Rochester? The people who are most often in the public eye are the elected officials, corporate leaders, university presidents and researchers, and entertainment figures. But thousands of Rochesterians make equally important …
  • Frances Kellor and the Birth of Multiculturalism 19 Oct 2018 00:55 Q-Notes Online by Victoria A. Brownworth, LGBT History Project Few topics in American politics under President Trump elicit more controversy than immigration. The same was true in early 20th century America when waves of immigrants flooded Ellis Island, causing fears …
  • Same city, different opportunities: Study maps life outcomes for children from Chicago neighborhoods 16 Oct 2018 14:11 Chicago Tribune America is known as the land of opportunity. But new research suggests that the American Dream is much harder to reach for some kids and that wide differences exist even for those who grow up in neighborhoods mere miles apart. Researchers from Harvard …
  • Charlottesville focuses on healing as Unite the Right heads to Washington 13 Aug 2018 16:48 NBCNews Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Residents, protesters and others gathered in this Virginia city on Sunday to mark the anniversary of tumultuous …
  • One year ago, a right-wing march in Charlottesville ended in violence 12 Aug 2018 07:28 euronews Last year's tumultuous clashes in Charlottesville gripped the nation and became a flash point in a renewed discussion about the state of race relations in America. White nationalists and anti-fascist counter-protesters clashed violently, and video …
  • "Feeling Race" and Other Crucial Issues: Join Thousands of Sociologists Aug. 11-14 in Philadelphia 12 Jul 2018 22:59 Newswise Contact: Naomi Paiss, Communications Director, at (202) 247-9859, npaiss@asanet.org, or (202) 440-0875 (cell); Johanna Olexy, Senior Communications Associate, at (202) 247-9873, communications@asanet.org, or (202) 251-6251 (cell). Newswise — July 11, 2018, …
  • Trump Is Still The Same Man Who Wanted The Central Park Five Executed 20 Jun 2018 09:45 Politics Daily Impulsive and emotional reactions are Donald J. Trump’s trademark ― even more so than displaying his name in big gold letters on luxury buildings. These traits helped Trump win the presidential election, and they continue to harm innocent people every day. …
  • Finding Her Voice 16 Nov 2017 08:15 City Weekly Long before she picketed at Weber State University, before she took the LDS Church to court, before a masked gunman threatened her life, before she was shackled by ICE agents and a lifetime before she sang opera to sublimate her anxiety, Victoria Sethunya …

Critical Criminology

  • Weaving social justice into graduate studies 23 Oct 2019 00:38 Newswise Newswise — A group of students, studying everything from criminology to creative writing, are working together to make a difference and find purpose in their careers.   A new Social Justice Research Fellowship in West Virginia University’s Eberly College …
  • WA's tasering hotspots revealed in police data showing every deployment 22 Oct 2019 23:42 ABC.net.au Updated October 23, 2019 09:59:49 One Western Australian is tasered the equivalent of every weekday by police officers, new data obtained by the ABC via Freedom of Information has shown. Key points: The data shows people in regional WA are more likely to …
  • British intelligence officers will give evidence on Manchester Arena terror attack 22 Oct 2019 13:54 Charleston Daily Mail British intelligence officers will be able to give evidence about the build-up to the Manchester Arena bombing in private following a decision today.  It will be the first time that an inquiry into a terrorist attack on mainland Britain has taken place …
  • U.S. to collect migrant detainees' DNA 22 Oct 2019 08:29 NWA Online WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to an FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice …
  • US plans to collect DNA from asylum seekers 21 Oct 2019 17:01 Taipei Times The administration of US President Donald Trump is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials, and would add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for …
  • US taking step to require DNA of asylum-seekers 21 Oct 2019 12:10 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer FILE - In this Thursday, April 18, 2019, file photo, a sign for the Department of Justice hangs in the press briefing room at the Justice Department, in Washington. FILE - In this Thursday, April 18, 2019, file photo, a sign for the Department of Justice …
  • Admin to Require Asylum Seekers' DNA 21 Oct 2019 11:09 DTNPF.com President Donald Trump and others in his administration often single out crimes committed by immigrants as a reason for stricter border control. But multiple studies have found that people here illegally are less likely to commit crime than U.S. citizens, …
  • APNewsBreak: US takes step to require asylum-seekers’ DNA 21 Oct 2019 05:23 The Republic WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers and other migrants detained by immigration officials and will add the information to a massive FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a …
  • From Ferguson to Fort Worth, police reform moves in fits and starts 19 Oct 2019 08:56 CNN Today, the civil rights attorney is representing the family of Atatiana Jefferson, another black Texan gunned down in their own home by a white police officer.The boy saw Jefferson, 28, his "Auntie Tay," crumple to the floor and die. "What …
  • Nurses who kill: Medical murderers and the mystery of the Clarksburg VA hospital 18 Oct 2019 23:27 Stars and Stripes Nurse Charles Cullen worked at nine hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, killing dozens of patients by spiking saline IV bags with deadly doses of drugs physicians did not order and patients did not need. Donald Harvey, who worked as an orderly among …

Crime Theory

  • Germany shooting didn’t come out of nowhere 10 Oct 2019 17:46 Jerusalem Post Flowers and candles are seen outside the synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting. (photo credit: REUTERS/FABRIZIO BENSCH) British Colonel Richard Kemp summed up German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s …
  • Trolls, conspiracy theorists, hoaxers and Trump have twisted Facebook, YouTube and the news to toxic levels - and it's only getting worse 10 Oct 2019 15:35 Pacific Northwest Inlander click to enlarge Derek Harrison photo illustration It may be getting harder and harder to figure out the truth, but at least this much is clear: It's a good time to be a liar. We've spent three years arguing if fake news swung the 2016 election — …
  • Study links high pollen days to decrease in crime 09 Oct 2019 08:05 Colorado Springs Independent Around one in five people suffers from allergic rhinitis — often called hay fever — and frequently experiences the nasal congestion, runny nose and watery eyes that accompany high-pollen days. Other symptoms of such seasonal allergies include mood changes, …
  • Nine Nobel Prize Predictions for 2019 02 Oct 2019 18:15 Inside Science These significant advancements could win the Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry. (Inside Science) -- Every year, the Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry honor great advances and discoveries in science. …
  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution – South Africa 02 Oct 2019 15:37 South Africa Today The article below begins by explaining (the definition) of The fourth industrial revolution, going over to where Africa stands in total with respect to the revolution. Thereafter, the overview flows to South Africa and then directly to the drive by the ANC …
  • The cyber attack on a prestigious university that's sending shockwaves through global governments 02 Oct 2019 06:54 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Updated October 02, 2019 16:34:33 The hack on a prestigious Australian university with far-reaching international implications. One email was all it took for hackers to steal some of the most personal information from people potentially now in high-ranking …
  • Hackers gained unprecedented access to the private information with one email 02 Oct 2019 06:54 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Updated October 02, 2019 16:35:43 Without anyone clicking on a link, a massive cyber attack of unprecedented sophistication gained access to private information of potentially high-ranking officials across the globe. Key points: A massive cyber attack …
  • Gender and Security: Redefining the State and a Threat 28 Sep 2019 15:20 Pakistan News Thinking about international security from a gender perspective allows us to re-define what is meant by the term 'international security'. Currently, the definition of 'security' is heavily influenced by classical and neo-realist theory ( …
  • The UW Women’s Center provides research and recommendations to the Washington state legislature on human trafficking in the state 27 Sep 2019 11:24 International Examiner The Washington State Capitol in Olympia, Washington. • Photo by cmh2315fl/Flickr Report by Sutapa Basu and Johnna White As the first state in the nation to criminalize human trafficking, Washington State is recognized nationally as a pioneer in the …
  • NECO withholds over 30,000 students results in Niger 16 Sep 2019 19:34 New Telegraph RESEARCH Lagos State University (LASU), last week, embarked on a major journey, which will trigger research development for the overall development of the nation   Fashola: No national development without proper data VC: Research is catalyst tool for …

Black Lives Matter

Gender and Crime

  • Netflix's 2019 Originals: A Complete Guide 21 Oct 2019 17:55 Gaston Gazette 2019 has been a bountiful year for Netflix originals already, but the streaming service isn't done putting out new shows, movies, and documentaries yet. The last few months of the year will see quite a few buzzy films finally hit wide release online, …
  • You Know Her Story, Now Learn Her Name 09 Oct 2019 17:52 Candor You don’t know me; however, you’ve been inside me. In newspapers, my title was ‘unconscious, intoxicated lady.’ Ten syllables and nothing greater than that. For a while, I believed that that was all I was. I had to force myself to relearn my real name, my …
  • Sadly, when it comes to sexual abuse, predators don’t discriminate 24 Sep 2019 14:05 The Express Tribune Pakistani civil society activists take part in a protest after a child was raped and murdered.PHOTO:AFP. Earlier this month, I wrote about a case of rape against a minor in Kasur and at the end, I wrote with quite some conviction that I would be writing …
  • Unbelievable: The true story behind Netflix's new acclaimed drama 23 Sep 2019 11:17 Independent Note: This story contains plot details from Netflix’s Unbelievable, which is based on a true story In the first episode of Netflix’s Unbelievable, an 18-year-old Washington state woman reports her rape, only to face suspicion from the very detectives who …
  • Africa'second revolution whose time has come: Breaking-away from oppressive partisan poverty politics 05 Sep 2019 22:04 Bulawayo 24 News The high-sounding and inspirational liberation of the entire of Africa by political parties and liberation movements that lost its cause! The law-abiding citizens that have been reduced to the level of traumatised hostages by the same hoped-for partisan …
  • OP-ED: Defy injustice – and invoke the courage to dance with your fear 01 Aug 2019 20:40 News This is an edited version of the Inaugural Lecture on Insubordinate Leadership hosted by UCT’s KJP Leadership Institute and the Poverty and Inequality Institute. This inaugural lecture honours our insubordinate ancestors – the 20,000 women of 1956 who …
  • Why Rapists Must Get Capital Purnishment – Bunmi Dipo-Salami 15 Jul 2019 15:44 Nigerian Current Bunmi Dipo-Salami is the Executive Director, BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights a fledgling human rights organisation in the vanguard of fighting the rights of women and girl child. In this interview, the woman activist, worried and alarmed by the seemingly …
  • The misogynists might finally learn to behave if their actions are outlawed | Catherine Bennett 14 Jul 2019 06:31 News A n exceptionally abundant glut of sexual harassment news may have overshadowed a significant victory for students at Warwick University, which, thanks to its administration’s complacency over sexist abuse, has come to occupy a prominent place in the …
  • Eve Ensler on Donald Trump, rape culture and the "unreckoned history" of America 11 Jul 2019 13:11 Salon Rape culture is both a noun and a verb. Rape culture is a society and environment in which rape and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls are made to seem normal. This is done through language and the images circulated by the media and …
  • Reuben Abati: Rape and the Senior Pastor of COZA 06 Jul 2019 08:09 Y Naija COZA is the acronym of a church in Abuja, Nigeria, known as the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly. It is one of those Pentecostal churches that dot every street of Nigeria where the Pastors claim to have a direct phone line to God, and are majorly regarded by …

Prison Privatization

Prison Abolition

  • Long live the greatest threat to the internal security of the US, the Black Panther Party! 23 Oct 2019 01:45 San Francisco Bay View by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington “I never thought I could be so easily tricked into being against something that I didn’t understand. It’s got to be one of the most basic principles of living: Always decide who your enemies are for yourself, and never let your …
  • Taking Next Steps Toward Nuclear Abolition 20 Oct 2019 22:36 Op Ed News My friend Marianne Goldscheider, who is 87, suffered a broken hip in July, 2018 and then, in June 2019, it happened again. When she broke her hip the first time, she was running, with her son, on a football field. After the second break, when she fell in …
  • In defence of America’s prison-industrial complex 18 Oct 2019 19:20 Economist ON A CLOUDLESS October day, the early autumn sun still scorching, prisoners line up outside the education building of Saguaro Correctional Centre in Eloy, Arizona. They joke with the corrections officer on duty as she inspects their books. Her uniform does …
  • New York City Council Votes to Close Rikers 18 Oct 2019 13:21 Washington Square News An all-council vote on Thursday approved Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to shut down the Rikers Island complex and replace it with four smaller borough-based jails. As protestors shouted and people gathered in hoards hoping to enter City Hall, New York City …
  • What Curators Don’t Get About Prison Art 18 Oct 2019 13:02 The Nation George T. Wilkerson’s Subtext. (Courtesy of Worth Rises) More than 40 years have passed since Arts in Corrections, one of the first prison art programs of its kind began in a California state penitentiary. Since then, wardens across the country have …
  • IRT documentary tells Zheng’s story of incarceration and activism 18 Oct 2019 11:17 Mac Weekly “There will always gonna be struggles,” Eddy Zheng said, staring straight at the camera with passion blinking in his eyes. “The day that there [are] no more struggles is the day that I am not breathin’.”  The audience was still immersed in mixed feelings …
  • City Council To Vote On Plan To Close Rikers And Build New Jails 17 Oct 2019 20:38 Gothamist On Wednesday afternoon, the City Council's Land Use committee approved the mayor's $9 billion plan to close Rikers Island by 2026, and replace the complex with four new jails in Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens. The vote will go to the …
  • N.Y.C. Is Voting to Close Rikers. Now Comes the Hard Part. 17 Oct 2019 19:50 The New York Times One jail will tower over shops and restaurants in Downtown Brooklyn. Another will be next to a subway yard in Queens. In the Bronx, a jail will replace a Police Department tow pound. And another jail will rise in the shadow of City Hall in Manhattan. That …
  • Rikers Would Close in Historic Plan to Remake N.Y. Jail System 16 Oct 2019 19:56 International Herald Tribune Even as New York City has recorded a sharp plunge in crime in recent years, its jail complex on Rikers Island has been plagued by levels of abuse, neglect and mismanagement that have turned it into one of the country’s most notorious correctional …
  • Photos: Decolonizing Columbus Day, With An Emphasis On 'No New Jails' 16 Oct 2019 03:39 Gothamist This year's Columbus Day counterprogramming began as it has the past three years, at the steps of the American Museum of Natural History, next to a problematic statue of Theodore Roosevelt, former president, conservationist, and white supremacist. …

Corporate Crime

White Collar Crime

  • 'The View' Gets Newt Gingrich To Admit Trump's Lynching Comments Went A Bit Too Far 23 Oct 2019 02:34 Politics Daily Newt Gingrich attempted to justify President Donald Trump’s comparison of the impeachment inquiry to a  “lynching” before weakly suggesting it wasn’t a good choice of words. The former House speaker was a guest host on Tuesday’s episode of “The View,” and …
  • Former tax examiner pleads guilty to embezzlement charge 23 Oct 2019 01:56 VTDigger A former state tax examiner has pleaded guilty to embezzling just over $15,000 from the Vermont Department of Taxes.  In the plea agreement, Chelsea Hoadley admitted to stealing the money late last year. In exchange, she was sentenced to 18 to 36 months — …
  • Phil Riley obituary 22 Oct 2019 16:31 The Guardian iMy father, Phil Riley, who has died aged 68 after suffering a stroke, was a chartered public finance accountant and historian. History was a lifelong love for him alongside his career and family. While slightly ambivalent about accountancy as a profession …
  • BCSC gets strongest powers across Canada to protect people, punish fraudsters 22 Oct 2019 07:40 Indo Canadian Voice LANDMARK changes give the B.C. Securities Commission (BCSC) the strongest powers across Canada to protect people and punish fraudsters, contributing to a fair capital market and a resilient, sustainable economy that works for everyone. “Our government is …
  • Province introduces new legislation to better protect residents from fraud 22 Oct 2019 03:08 Energetic City VICTORIA, B.C. – The Province of British Columbia has introduced changes to legislation that will give the B.C. Securities Commission the power to protect residents and punish fraudsters. According to the Government, the new legislation will ensure the …
  • At ‘The Glass Room’ pop-up, ‘Black Mirror’ meets the... 21 Oct 2019 22:31 SF Gate Students from English Language Institute SF watch a video in a secret room of “The Glass Room,” a new pop-up exhibition that opened on Oct. 16, 2019. Students from English Language Institute SF watch a video in a secret room of “The Glass Room,” a new pop- …
  • Guest Commentary: G-7 summit at Doral might not have been a crime, but that doesn’t mean it wouldn’t be corrupt 21 Oct 2019 20:48 Denver Post On Saturday night, President Donald Trump abruptly announced he was dropping a plan to host the June 2020 Group of Seven summit at the Trump Organization’s Doral golf resort in Florida. It was a rare reversal in the face of public criticism from a …
  • Trinidad student at US college in New York seeks help - -plans o join fight against local white-collar crime 21 Oct 2019 14:21 Stabroek News (Trinidad Newsday) A Chaguanas father is making a desperate plea to the public for any assistance that can help reduce the financial burdens he faces in his attempts to fund his daughter’s last few months in a US college. Speaking to the Newsday in an …
  • Suspicious break-in at council offices 21 Oct 2019 12:50 Newsday BY KENNETH NYANGANI Mutare City Council’s finance director Blessing Kapuya’s office was on Thursday last week allegedly broken into and there are fears that important council documents might have been stolen, NewsDay can reveal. Council spokesperson Spren …
  • Why courts take too to conclude long high-profile graft cases 21 Oct 2019 10:51 Nation By ABIUD OCHIENG More by this Author The arrest and arraignment of high-profile individuals over graft-related charges has often been marked with extensive publicity and fanfare, raising hopes among Kenyans that a lot of effort is being exerted to fight …

State Crime

  • WA Police raids target Rebels bikie gang, with state president charged 23 Oct 2019 05:38 Sunday Times Drugs, cash and improvised firearms have been seized after a series of police raids targeting the Rebels bikie gang in Perth this week. And, as revealed in The West Australian, the club’s state president is now facing tax evasion charges. Gang crime squad …
  • CRIME BRIEFS: $52,000 in a Ziploc bag and meth in a $5 Bill 23 Oct 2019 03:08 Citizen Telegram MDMA PILLS AND $52,000 IN A ZIPLOC BAG On Oct. 21 a trooper with Colorado State Patrol pulled over a Toyota 4Runner along Interstate 70 at the No Name exit in Glenwood Canyon for speeding. While speaking with the 38-year-old driver, the trooper detected a …
  • Gov. Parson, KC mayor talk about crime prevention 23 Oct 2019 03:07 KMBC Gov. Parson, KC mayor talk about crime prevention Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 5:24 PM CDT Oct 22, 2019 Hide Transcript Show Transcript CRIME RATE PROBLEM IN KANSAS CITY. >> I ALSO REALIZE THERE’S CHALLENGES IN THE …
  • Crime, mental health, gun rights among issues discussed as Gov. Parson, Mayor Lucas meet 23 Oct 2019 02:34 WDAF Please enable Javascript to watch this video KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's time to make something happen. That's according to Missouri's governor and Kansas City leaders, who sat down to chat on Tuesday afternoon. Violent crime, gun rights and …
  • In Mexico, El Chapo’s sons add brash new chapter to crime family 23 Oct 2019 01:56 Reuters CULIACAN, Mexico (Reuters) - The mug shot-style photo of Ovidio Guzman that appeared as he was apprehended oozed defiance. Chin jutting out, eyes trained on the camera, the handsome youth bore a strong resemblance to his infamous father, jailed drug lord …
  • STATE OF TUSCALOOSA COMMUNITY FORUM HAPPENING NOV. 4 23 Oct 2019 01:40 WVUA By WVUA 23 Reporter Amber Boswell Following the death of Tuscaloosa Police Officer Dornell Cousette, many residents in the Tuscaloosa community want to come together to share their ideas and solutions in hopes of reducing the crime rate in Tuscaloosa. …
  • Kolkata safest city, crime rate down 31% in 4 years 23 Oct 2019 01:34 The Times of India Aerial view of KolkataKOLKATA: Kolkata has emerged as the safest among 19 Indian cities, including the metros, in crimes committed per lakh population, the 2017 National Crime Records Bureau report has revealed. Last year, Coimbatore had beaten Kolkata to …
  • Penn State Fraternity Suspended After 17-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Off-Campus House 23 Oct 2019 01:00 KYW STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (CBS/AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old male was found dead in an off-campus house at Penn State and a fraternity has been suspended. Penn State officials said Tuesday that the Alpha Delta chapter of Chi Phi has lost all its …
  • Blood at crime scene leads investigators to suspect 22 Oct 2019 23:56 WXMI × Blood at crime scene leads investigators to suspect PORTAGE, Mich. — A man is facing federal charges after investigators say drops of his blood left at a crime scene helped them identify him as a suspect. In August 2018, the Helzberg Diamonds store on …
  • Holland car theft suspect arrested in Ohio after multi-state crime spree 22 Oct 2019 23:47 WWLP HOLLAND, Mass (WWLP/WBOY) – A Holland car theft suspect–also wanted by the FBI– has been arrested in Ohio. Fifty-two-year-old Robert Vaughn Evans was taken into custody Friday by U.S. Marshals in Marietta, Ohio. Evans was wanted by the West Virginia …

Environmental Crime

  • Regulators admit they failed to safety check toxic site for almost a year 21 Oct 2019 08:54 Age The property was the site of the worst industrial blaze in two decades, spewing a cloud of toxic smoke across the city and exposing firefighters and residents to dangerous chemicals and severely damaging Stony Creek. EPA chief executive Dr Cathy Wilkinson …
  • On the road: We need to get off this freeway to nowhere 11 Sep 2019 15:05 Age Senior traffic engineer Andrew O'Brien has stated the obvious – when the North East Link is built, in its current form, Option A, it will have a dramatic effect on the Eastern Freeway. His evidence to the environmental effects hearings into the …
  • Trump wrong about Dems, census, citizenship 15 Jul 2019 04:29 Washington Times WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is spreading falsehoods on issues of race, immigration and American-ness, exhorting four non-white female lawmakers to “go back” to where they came from and crying foul over his failed bid to add a citizenship …
  • The Koch Brothers and the Tar-Sands 09 Jul 2019 01:50 Canadian Dimension John McMurtry   Canadian Business, Canadian Politics   July 8, 2019 Big Lies and Ecocide in Canada As we know, big lies can run free across borders with few people joining the dots. For example, no media has been reporting that China’s growing dispute with …
  • Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret 17 Jun 2019 06:55 The Guardian What happens to your plastic after you drop it in a recycling bin? According to promotional materials from America’s plastics industry, it is whisked off to a factory where it is seamlessly transformed into something new. linker This is not the experience …
  • Ghana marks World Environment Day. 07 Jun 2019 05:55 Ghanaian Times Instituted by the United Nations (UN) in 1974, it is celebrated on June 5every year to promote awareness and action for the protection of the environment. It has, thus become the UN’s flagship platform for campaigning on emerging environmental issues from …
  • Mines & Energy Minister Rallies Liberian to Take Pragmatic Steps in Tackling Air Pollution - Front Page Africa 07 Jun 2019 05:18 Liberian Times Liberia’s Environmental Protection Agency celebrates 2019 World Environment Day with colorful activities that commence with a grand march and culminated with an indoor program attended by cross-section of stakeholders including policymakers and students …
  • Can we arm the nation without harming our own? 24 May 2019 13:26 National Catholic Reporter Dust rising from demolition work can be seen at the old Kansas City Plant site in south Kansas City, Missouri, pictured May 16, 2019. (NCR photo/Toni-Ann Ortiz) Editor's note: As the government invests in the modernization of the U.S. nuclear …
  • Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US 21 May 2019 12:23 The Guardian A total of 1.6 million Americans live next to the most polluting incinerators in the country, with lower-income and minority communities exposed to the vast majority of pollution coming from these waste-burning plants. The burning of household and …
  • How a lawyer, a lobbyist and a legislator waged war on an... 24 Apr 2019 18:06 SF Gate Keisha Brown sits outside her home in Birmingham, Ala. Brown has respiratory problems that she attributes to the level of pollution in her area. Keisha Brown sits outside her home in Birmingham, Ala. Brown has respiratory problems that she attributes to …

Critical Theory

  • Pete Buttigieg’s Father: A Marxist Professor Who Lauded Communist Manifesto 17 Oct 2019 14:33 Texas Insider A “Rethinking Marxism” academic advisor who frequently spoke at gatherings of prominent Marxists By Emily Larsen & Joseph Simonson The father of Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg was a Marxist professor who spoke fondly of the Communist …
  • Harold Bloom, author and literary critic, dies at age 89 14 Oct 2019 23:47 The Guardian Harold Bloom, the eminent critic and Yale professor whose seminal The Anxiety of Influence and melancholy regard for literature’s old masters made him a popular author and standard-bearer of Western civilization amid modern trends, died Monday at age 89. …
  • Are SA’s university professors a bunch of socialists? 08 Oct 2019 22:01 Mail & Guardian COMMENT No political philosophy, ideology or theory is beyond the scrutiny of intellectual critique. However, one expects such scrutiny to be fair, honest, thorough and open-minded. Increasingly on social media, political publications and television, what …
  • OPINIONISTA: Why socialism thrives nowhere, except at universities 25 Sep 2019 03:11 Daily Maverick Johan Fourie, associate professor of economics at the University of Stellenbosch, wrote a revealing column (paywalled) after talking to a group of journalism students about capitalism. Most of the students believed capitalism to be a system that exploits …
  • Introduction to Sociological Theory: Theorists, Concepts, and their Applicability to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition 17 Sep 2019 06:41 Wiley List of Boxed Features xi List of Figures Acknowledgments xiii How to Use This Book xvi Introduction: Welcome to Sociological Theory 1 Analyzing Social Life 4 Societal Transformation and the Origins of Sociology 12 The Establishment of Sociology 17 The …
  • How to Be an Anticapitalist in the 21st Century by Erik Olin Wright – review 29 Aug 2019 08:40 Guardian Weekly As long as there have been people who called themselves socialists, there have been people arguing about what socialism is. Socialism is a large, fractious family. Many of its members are not on speaking terms, or have a history of killing one another. …
  • How whites became pariahs in academia 13 Aug 2019 09:11 The American Thinker Likely you've never heard of Noel Ignatiev, yet he's been influential in much of what is going on in culture and politics today.  A left-wing Jewish American author and historian, Ignatiev has been one of the main voices in helping shape and direct …
  • Socialism and Democratic World Law Will Promote the Self-Act 30 Jul 2019 21:23 OpEdNews Socialism and Democratic World Law Will Promote the Self-Actualization of Everyone Professor Glen T. Martin is the President of the World Constitution and Parliament Association, which is the organization that drafted the Earth Constitution, which is an …
  • The Dilemma of Vladimir Lenin 02 Jul 2019 03:44 Op Ed News From Truthdig Chris Hedges gave this talk Friday at Left Forum in New York City. Vladimir Lenin has two legacies. One is the brilliant revolutionary tactician. The second is Lenin the New Czar. He was, ironically, Russia's most fervent champion of the …
  • Mohler takes issue with resolution on Critical Race Theory 25 Jun 2019 23:22 Pathway EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is an excerpt from the June 14th edition of The Briefing podcast by Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Al Mohler. BIRMINGHAM – This year the convention adopted several resolutions, but the most controversial in …