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Criminology

  • New publication on race and ethnicity in America 15 Feb 2017 12:00 Phys.org Patterns and trends in racial and ethnic inequality over recent decades is the focus of a new publication published by John Iceland, professor and department head of sociology and criminology and Population Research Institute associate at Penn State. In …
  • The violence in Great Britain after the Brexit vote might hold lessons for America 11 Jan 2017 01:18 Business Insider Brexit supporters form a counter demonstration as Pro-Europe demonstrators protest during a "March for Europe" against the Brexit vote result earlier in the year, in London, Britain Thomson Reuters A divisive vote, with jobs and immigrants the …
  • An Ocean Apart, But United in Concerns About Hate Crimes 10 Jan 2017 07:55 ProPublica Anti-Brexit protesters outside the Supreme Court during a hearing to determine whether Parliament’s consent is required before the country can leave the European Union, on Dec. 6, 2016, in London, England (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) A divisive vote, …
  • The Legal and Financial Reasons Why Police Stop and Shoot People like Philando Castile 10 Jul 2016 17:23 The Huffington Post There are many reasons why police stop and shoot people like Philando Castile. And it is not so much about good cop versus bad cop or individual racism. One can point to individual, institutional, or societal racism. There is racial and urban …
  • Canadian police struggle to maintain reputation under unprecedented scrutiny 22 Aug 2015 02:46 Calgary Herald On a campaign stop in Surrey, B.C., this week, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair promised $250 million to fund more frontline police officers. If elected, he said, he would put the money towards the recruitment of 2,500 of them across the country. But if Mulcair …
  • Canadian police struggle... 21 Aug 2015 18:11 Leader Post On a campaign stop in Surrey, B.C., this week, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair promised $250 million to fund more frontline police officers. If elected, he said, he would put the money towards the recruitment of 2,500 of them across the country. But if Mulcair …
  • Canadian police struggle to maintain reputation under unprecedented scrutiny and demands for new approach 21 Aug 2015 14:17 Montreal Gazette On a campaign stop in Surrey, B.C., this week, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair promised $250 million to fund more frontline police officers. If elected, he said, he would put the money towards the recruitment of 2,500 of them across the country. But if Mulcair …
  • "Broken Windows," Broken Lives and the Ruse of "Public Order" Policing 17 Jul 2015 15:48 truthout Authors note: As we approach the one year anniversary of Eric Garner's death, New York City reached a settlement with his family, agreeing to pay $5.9 million to resolve a wrongful-death claim. The settlement is the latest in a long series of civil …

Critical Criminology

  • Do consent decrees adequately address police misconduct? 23 May 2017 14:35 Phys.org In recent years, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) has forced reform in police departments through the consent decree process, in which departments have agreed to take specific actions without admitting fault or guilt. In a study exploring the …
  • Why the “Conceptual Penis” hoax was a bust: It only reveals the lack of skepticism among skeptics 23 May 2017 01:33 Salon Have you ever witnessed a prank gone wrong? If not, here you go: This is precisely what happened when a philosopher and mathematician, Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay, respectively, published an intentionally incoherent fake paper titled “The …
  • Nanaimo RCMP staying silent on Chang investigation 20 May 2017 01:19 CHEK Criminology professor says releasing information in any complicated case could jeopardize future conviction. The two-month search for Makayla Chang ended abruptly this week with the news that the 16-year-old had been found deceased.   Since the day she …
  • Students of Distinction nominees, May 18 18 May 2017 20:17 Peninsula Gateway Renee Seguban Category: Science and technology Education: Gig Harbor High School GPA: 3.99 Parents: Richard and Lee-Ann Activities/Achievements: 8 AP/Honors classes; varsity swim, Tide Pride award; TSA state conference and 3rd place, nationals; …
  • Questions Erdogan Can’t Shirk 15 May 2017 15:36 The Huffington Post According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Turkey had the worst grade for media freedom of any country in 2016. Amnesty International stated that one-third of all imprisoned journalists are in Turkey. …
  • Advisory panel for the reopening of Penitentiary farms at Collins Bay and Joyceville Institutions announced 12 May 2017 00:06 Tradingcharts.com OTTAWA, May 11, 2017 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- The Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is pleased to announce that it has established an advisory panel to provide advice about the potential reopening of penitentiary farms at Collins Bay and Joyceville …
  • Jon Brick talks about <i>Uncommon Allies</i>, his urgent new documentary on East Side violence 10 May 2017 12:59 Pitch Filmmaker Jon Brick at work editing his documentaryPhoto by Jennifer Wetzel Rosilyn Temple is part of a club she never asked to be in. After her 26-year-old son, Antonio “Pee Wee” Thompson, was fatally shot, in 2011, she decided to take a stand against …
  • Former magistrate appointed Solicitor General 06 May 2017 03:13 Guyana Chronicle FORMER Magistrate Kim Kyte has been appointed Solicitor General within the Ministry of Legal Affairs and Attorney General’s Chambers. Kyte’s appointment becomes effective on May 16. She replaces Sita Ramlall who retired some months ago. Kyte was selected …
  • Campus free speech bill now heads to NC Senate 27 Apr 2017 16:02 News Observer A campus free speech bill passed the state House on Wednesday night, after a debate about whether free expression is at risk in the UNC system. The bill passed 88-32 in the House, meeting a critical deadline in the legislature. A similar bill is pending …
  • Selkirk College launches new Law & Justice Studies program 25 Apr 2017 02:01 BCLocalNews.com Students interested in pursuing a career in the legal profession can now start their education at Selkirk College. In a new program launching in the fall of 2017, Selkirk College will offer a two-year diploma in Law & Justice Studies. Students will …

Crime Theory

  • Quick Hits 05.19.17 19 May 2017 11:48 Q-Notes Online The Transgender Lobby Day will be held in Washington, D.C. on June 8. Training is from 6-7:30 p.m. and the opening session follows. The next day participants will gather for breakfast at 8 a.m., followed by training sessions from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Afterward, …
  • Exploration and desperation: The expanding universe of synthetic drugs 19 May 2017 02:43 Economist INSIDE a brightly lit shop in Amsterdam half a dozen people inspect the wares. Alongside the bongs, vibrators and heart-shaped key rings in its glass displays are rows of small silver packets emblazoned with names such as “Herbal Speed”, “Trip E” and “ …
  • What does Mississippi owe a 13-year-old who falsely confessed to murder? 17 May 2017 14:17 The Washington Post NBC News has published a long story about Tyler Edmonds, a Mississippi man convicted in the 2003 murder of his half sister’s husband. Edmonds and his half sister Kristi Fulgham were both convicted of the crime. The NBC News story is mostly a look at the …
  • Why California’s subsidized after-school programs are struggling to survive 15 May 2017 00:14 Redlands Daily facts Budgetary pressures may spell the end for California’s subsidized after-school and summer programs, which serve 859,000 low-income students at 4,500 schools. In addition to providing a safe place for kids while parents are at work, the programs provide …
  • Academic Global Warming Advocates and the Power of Incoherent Jargon 13 May 2017 06:54 The American Thinker The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink. -- George Orwell Nature …
  • Forcing Consensus Is Bad For Science And Society 12 May 2017 19:17 The Huffington Post The March for Science that took place in cities around the world on April 22nd was intended to “speak for science,” defending evidence-based policies, the strength of peer-reviewed facts, and government-funded research. The marches reflect a growing trend …
  • Concurrent Grand Jury Says Law Needs To Be Changed So Grand Juries Deal With Serious Felony Cases 12 May 2017 01:40 The Chattanoogan Members of the Concurrent Grand Jury recommeneded in a final report that the grand jury system be change so it focuses mainly on serious felony cases. The report by the panel headed by Jimmy Smith said an individual charged with a seatbelt violation …
  • The 12 ways the media turned Brexit into an attack on immigration 11 May 2017 17:36 New Statesman “Leave campaigners and partisan news outlets strongly protested against accusations that their focus on immigration was prejudiced or intolerant. Yet, based on most definitions, it is hard not to find their claims and coverage discriminatory.” So reports …
  • Labour leaked manifesto: party considers ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia 11 May 2017 08:22 New Statesman “Leave campaigners and partisan news outlets strongly protested against accusations that their focus on immigration was prejudiced or intolerant. Yet, based on most definitions, it is hard not to find their claims and coverage discriminatory.” So reports …
  • Get Up, Stand Up: California’s Search For Education Equity 07 May 2017 21:13 The Huffington Post Nobody told the students to remove their hoodies, or stash their snacks. Instead, a brief dose of hip-hop eased 10th-graders into their seats at Oakland High, a campus locked behind metal doors in this city by San Francisco Bay. Teacher Earnest Jenkins …

Black Lives Matter

  • Despite Conservative Lies, Police Shootings Are Down This Year And Most Officers Are Still Killed By White Men 23 May 2017 15:55 Black America Web Last week, Donald Trump proclaimed it was “Police Week” in the United States.  As expected, conservative supporters of Donald Trump used the week as an opportunity to promote bigoted, anti-black lies about how many officers have been killed and exactly …
  • Black Lives Matter Honored With ‘Peace Prize’ 23 May 2017 15:21 Daily Caller Black Lives Matter is set to receive a “peace award” to highlight the group’s work to bring about change in a non-violent way, a foundation announced Monday. The Sydney Peace Foundation will give the award to the movement’s founders Patrisse Cullors, Opal …
  • NAACP President Cornell Brooks Voted Out 23 May 2017 14:13 The Seattle Medium By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Contributor Cornell Brooks served as president of the NAACP for three years. NNPA Photo/Freddie Allen Why did the NAACP’s national board vote to part ways with their president, Cornell William Brooks? Several longtime …
  • The Case Against ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Bills 23 May 2017 13:48 The Nation King Walker stands in front of police officers and their supporters at the conclusion of a “Blue Lives Matter” rally in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 30, 2015. (Reuters / Jim Bourg) Two weeks ago, the New York State Senate passed a so-called “Blue Lives …
  • Toronto Police Invited To March In Uniform At NYC Pride Parade 23 May 2017 12:43 Huffington Post Toronto police have received an invitation to participate in uniform at the New York City Pride March next month. The invitation, in a letter sent last Friday, comes amid a controversy over the exclusion of uniformed officers from Toronto's Pride …
  • Toronto cops invited to march in uniform at NYC Pride 23 May 2017 12:36 TorontoSun.com TORONTO -  Toronto Police have received an invitation to participate in uniform at the New York City Pride March next month. The invitation, in a letter sent last Friday, comes amid a controversy over the exclusion of uniformed officers from Toronto’s …
  • Sacramento Police Body Cameras In Trial Mode Before September Launch 23 May 2017 11:39 KOVR SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Police Department unveiled their plan to outfit every officer with a body camera by the end of September. “There is a large activator button here in the front,” explained Officer Matt McPhail during a demonstration on …
  • #Artists4BlackLives 23 May 2017 10:14 Vanguard Don’t Shoot Portland’s meeting focused on art as a tool for change Revolución Coffee House hosted Don’t Shoot Portland’s monthly “Second Saturday Social Justice” meeting led by Teressa Raiford on May 13. The small cafe on SW 6th created an intimate space …
  • What Having My Bump Shamed Taught Me About Pregnancy As A Black Woman 23 May 2017 09:00 Huffington Post Let me just start by saying that I actually had no idea that my belly had gotten so black. This makes me laugh every time I say it, but it's true. I simply hadn't noticed or maybe I was in denial about it. That tends to happen a lot, me not …
  • Toronto police invited to march in uniform in New York City pride parade 23 May 2017 08:36 CHEK Toronto police have received an invitation to participate in uniform at the New York City Pride March next month. The invitation, in a letter sent last Friday, comes amid a controversy over the exclusion of uniformed officers from Toronto’s Pride Parade. …

Gender and Crime

  • A Viral Sex Crime Saga 18 Mar 2017 19:56 The Daily Beast Andrea Noel's first-person account of her assault, the storm on social media, the hunt for the perv, and what it's meant to Mexican machismo and impunity. TIJUANA, Mexico—Just over a year ago, on International Women’s Day, as it happened, I was …
  • #OscarsSoWhite Again? Is Hollywood’s response to sexual assault coloured? 21 Jan 2017 19:14 Indian Express Published:January 22, 2017 12:18 am Affleck (left) is a firm favourite for this year’s Oscar for best actor; Parker and The Birth of a Nation. At the Sundance Film Festival last year, Nate Parker’s directorial debut The Birth of a Nation, about an 1831 …
  • The Best And Worst Sex Stories From The Last Year 13 Jan 2017 00:13 Politics Daily Alexandra Katehakis and Center for Healthy Sex (CHS) have released their Annual Best/Worst Sex List for 2016. It was a difficult and challenging year, especially seen through the lens of sexual health. It was a year in which politics came close to …
  • who’s waging war on men, again? the anti-feminist caricature of men 10 Jan 2017 05:41 altmuslim As a solitary feminist in a right-wing milieu, I seem to spend a lot of time dismantling straw-feminist stereotypes. You know what they are: feminists are trying to destroy the family. Feminists are trying to wipe out the differences between men and women …
  • Women empowerment in Pakistan is only possible if we understand consent 16 Nov 2016 12:44 Nation Recently in Pakistan, a debate occurred on social media regarding a famous picture of a sailorman kissing a woman during an end of World War II celebrations in New York.  To say a little about this photograph’s background, the lady in the picture is Greta …
  • Aftermath: Sixteen Writers on Trump's America 14 Nov 2016 12:58 Trending on EIN Newsdesk Jump to a section:   A Democratic Opposition By George Packer Four decades ago, Watergate revealed the potential of the modern Presidency for abuse of power on a vast scale. It also showed that a strong democracy can overcome even the worst illness …
  • The Roots of Trump and the Tea Party: The Hidden Injuries of Class, Race and Culture 02 Nov 2016 06:46 Alternet Photo Credit: a katz / Shutterstock.com Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right By Arlie Russell Hochschild New Press Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis By J.D. Vance HarperCollins The Populist …
  • Chimamanda gives parents a series of suggestions and commandments on how to raise a feminist 15 Oct 2016 14:01 Nigerian Eye Days after Chimamanda Adichie revealed in a publication that her feminism varies from Beyoncé’s, she has written a ‘Feminist Manifesto’ on how to Raise a Child. On her official Facebook page, Chimamanda gives a series of fifteen suggestions and …
  • Chimamanda Adichie: “Dear Ijeawele, or a femininst manifesto in fifteen suggestions” 13 Oct 2016 21:48 Y Naija by Chimamanda Adichie Dear Ijeawele, What joy. And what lovely names: Chizalum Adaora. She is so beautiful. Only a day old and she already looks curious about the world. Your note made me cry. You know how I get foolishly emotional sometimes. Please know …
  • Chimamanda Adichie: Read writer's 9,000 word proclamation on feminism (Part 1) 13 Oct 2016 17:16 Pulse The article which was posted on her Facebook page was an open letter to her friend Ijeawele who recently gave birth to a girl and reached out to her author friend asking for tips on how to raise her daughter as a feminist. If you have some popcorn and …

Prison Privatization

  • City of Mesa considers the privatization of jails 23 May 2017 04:08 KPHO MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The City of Mesa could become the first city in Arizona to privatize its jails by awarding a $15 million contract to a private prison company. The City Council is expected to vote Monday evening on a proposal that's …
  • Private prisons won't save Louisiana money in the short term, corrections chief says 18 May 2017 20:23 NOLA.com Louisiana's prisons chief says he doesn't think it's worth it for the state even to study privatizing management at five more prisons. He's opposed to the state House of Representatives' resolution that his department consider the …
  • Privatized for-profit immigrant detention centers are a “living nightmare,” investigation shows 16 May 2017 08:37 Salon This article originally appeared on AlterNet. A new investigation provides a chilling glimpse into the nightmarish conditions in privatized, for-profit immigrant detention centers in the U.S. Migrants fleeing violence and poverty, some of whom have …
  • For girls with moms in prison, growing up is hard to do 13 May 2017 10:08 The Washington Post By Marian Harris By Marian Harris May 13 at 6:00 AM Marian Harris is a professor of social work at the University of Washington Tacoma, a national and international child welfare researcher, and recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Research Award. I met …
  • The New Slavery's Boost: Private Prisons Smell Blood In The Water 13 May 2017 05:30 Black Star News Cover of Michelle Alexander's "The New Jim Crow" The great Russian novelist, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, in “The House of the Dead,” 1862, wrote: "The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” Twenty-four hours …
  • Bonehead Bill of the Week: Just say no to more private prisons: Editorial 12 May 2017 13:10 Everything New Orleans While Louisiana lawmakers are wrestling with legislation to help the state get control of its worst-in-the-world incarceration rate, they also will be considering a proposal that would represent a big step backward by looking at privatizing more of the …
  • More private prisons to be considered in Louisiana legislative resolution 10 May 2017 19:40 Everything New Orleans Louisiana lawmakers are taking a new look at privatizing management of five more state prisons. The House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice on Wednesday (May 10) sent the full House a resolution asking for a study of privatization, an option …
  • Prison Privatization Under Trump; Centrist Macron Wins French Election 09 May 2017 14:36 RIA Novosti By Any Means Necessary 12:00 09.05.2017(updated 12:50 09.05.2017) Get short URL On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" host Eugene Puryear is joined by Jeremy Mohler, Communications Specialist, In the Public Trust; Perry Redd, Founder and …
  • Privatized For-Profit Immigrant Detention Centers Are a 'Living Nightmare,' Investigation Shows 05 May 2017 17:01 Alternet Photo Credit: Democracy Now! A new investigation provides a chilling glimpse into the nightmarish conditions in privatized, for-profit immigrant detention centers in the U.S. Migrants fleeing violence and poverty, some of whom have unsuccessfully tried to …
  • Jeff Sessions' Department of Injustice 04 May 2017 15:49 truthout Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about immigration, in Washington, DC, March 27, 2017. (Photo: Stephen Crowley / The New York Times) Motivated by his deep-seated biases and those of President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is …

Prison Abolition

  • On Leaving Prison: A Reflection on Entering and Exiting Communities 23 May 2017 15:05 truthout Formerly incarcerated people suffer from losing their community twice -- first while entering prison and again while leaving it. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) This story is the sixth piece in the Truthout series, Severed Ties: The Human Toll of  …
  • Abolition of triple talaq is an idea whose time has come 22 May 2017 03:42 Indian Express The fact remains that the only constant in the march of the human civilization is change. C R Sasikumar The lawyers have argued, the judges have heard the lis, the media has reported it blow by blow and now everybody waits with bated breath for the day of …
  • How Closing a Jail Could Make New York City Stronger 19 May 2017 07:58 The Nation Most Popular Grannum, a community-development specialist, has also been rethinking Rikers itself as a public space. Contrary to popular perceptions, he notes, the island “is not isolated.” He recalls recently marveling at its physical proximity from above …
  • Michigan report shows ‘riot’ shook Upper Peninsula prison 12 May 2017 11:48 Detroit News Online Lansing — An Upper Peninsula prison deputy warden admitted state officials briefly lost control of the facility before the state’s prison director authorized armed squadrons to remove prison protest leaders and quash the inmate rebellion with pepper spray …
  • HRCP recommends abolition of death penalty 11 May 2017 02:43 Nation ISLAMABAD - The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has recommended reinstating moratorium on death penalty with an aim of abolition, as the country remained one of the highest executioners in the world in 2016. HRCP while releasing a report ‘State …
  • This Mother’s Day, Black Lives Matter Activists Will Give More Than 30 Women Their Freedom 09 May 2017 17:50 The Nation Shonta Montgomery hugs her son Levell Jones at California Institute for Women in Chino, California. (Reuters / Lucy Nicholson) This week, black women in more than a dozen jails across the country will receive a Mother’s Day gift from the Black Lives …
  • How This Yale Professor Thinks Black Figures In The Justice System Can Do Better 09 May 2017 16:48 The Huffington Post In 1975, David Clarke, the head of the Judiciary Committee of the Washington, D.C., City Council, spearheaded a bill to decriminalize marijuana. The vote on such a bill would be a no-brainer for a number of today’s liberal black politicians, but to some …
  • In Oklahoma speech, John Dear remembers Mother Teresa, advocating non-violence, an end to war, and death penalty abolition 07 May 2017 13:58 City Sentinel OK-CADP vice chair Don Heath with keynote speaker Father John Dear. Photo by Darla Shelden Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – In a lifetime of opposition to capital punishment, Father John Dear has developed a powerful collection of stories about pivotal …
  • The Gentrification-to-Prison Pipeline 30 Apr 2017 13:42 truthout (Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout) This story is the fifth piece in the Truthout series, Severed Ties: The Human Toll of Prisons. This series dives deeply into the impact of incarceration on families, loved ones and communities, demonstrating how the …
  • AMHVoices: Prison Services’ work highly applauded 28 Mar 2017 16:26 Newsday THE work done by the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) is highly applauded. By Pardon Makunike,Our Reader Firstly, persons convicted of offences are punished to teach them a lesson so they realise the folly of their ways and that by being …

Corporate Crime

  • Brazil outraged by 'absurd' prison term for mother who stole Easter egg 23 May 2017 15:55 The Guardian Even for a country numbed by injustice and inequality, Brazil has been shocked by revelations that a poor mother who stole an Easter egg for her children was condemned to a harsher jail sentence than corporate executives and politicians who cheated the …
  • SFIO developing early warning system to detect corporate frauds 23 May 2017 13:30 The Economic Times NEW DELHI: The government's white-collar crime investigation agency SFIO is developing a new system for early detection of corporate frauds and to safeguard gullible investors from fly-by-night operators. The new system would also trawl social media …
  • Occupy Wall Street: Tell Washington &quot 23 May 2017 13:21 Black Star News [Open Letter To Occupy Wall Street]   "Occupy Wall Street," should have a very simple message to Congress. "No jobs for us, no jobs for you!" Very simple. Just watch and see who opposes the American Jobs Act in the Senate --which has …
  • Escondido attorney honored for work with domestic violence victims 23 May 2017 13:05 Sandiegouniontribune The deck can be stacked against victims of domestic violence, who often face fear, injury, financial ruin and emotional turmoil over leaving their abuser. For those who are unauthorized immigrants, the hurdles can be magnified by worries that reporting …
  • Ayanfuri Kurofofrom gets new police post 23 May 2017 11:49 Ghana MMA The Ghana Police Service has put in place stringent measures to rid the service of corrupt officers.  This is to redeem its image as one of the leading state enforcement agencies, the Central Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) …
  • Angry Abekoase youth vandalise mining company 23 May 2017 10:51 Ghana MMA According to the Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Mr Patrick Adjei Dankwa, the youth set ablaze some of the equipment of the mining firm. They included three excavators, three heavy-duty generators, six pumping machines, a welding plant, a Nelson gold …
  • [Other view] What it will take to stop corruption in Brazil 23 May 2017 10:44 Korea Herald Investors dumped Brazil’s stocks and currency last week as the country’s ever-proliferating corruption scandal spread to President Michel Temer. This latest twist in a seemingly endless saga not only threatens to stall vital economic reforms but also …
  • Greens on Pine Gap: Move towards non-aligned foreign policy 23 May 2017 09:54 Alice Springs News Greens leader Dr Richard Di Natale (centre) with his old footy club, the Tennant Creek Eagles, during his visit to Central Autralia last week. Photo by Cam Suttie.   By ERWIN CHLANDA   Is Pine Gap more of a military target now that Donald Trump is the …
  • Teen held by police in West Kingston suspected of murder 23 May 2017 08:29 Radio Jamaica   The police say the teenager who was taken into custody on Sunday in West Kingston is a suspect in a murder.    The 17 year old boy was held during a police operation in the area. The operation resulted in a stand-off between some residents and the …
  • Jeff Sessions, Eric Holder and Mass Black Incarceration -- Revisited and Revised 23 May 2017 08:23 Op Ed News - Advertisement - "What Sessions is actually defending are the racist policies championed by Eric Holder, himself, when he was U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia in the mid-Nineties." Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the deep-fried racist …

White Collar Crime

  • Adriana Collado-Hudak, Senior Counsel, Greenspoon Marder to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Event 23 May 2017 03:40 PR Log     NEW YORK - May 22, 2017 - PRLog -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Adriana Collado-Hudak, Senior Counsel, Greenspoon Marder will speak at …
  • Penguin RandomHouse PreOrder Escape Artist By William A. Noguera Hardcover Book Release Announcement 23 May 2017 01:09 PR Log BOOK: Escape Artist By William A. Noguera; PENGUIN RANDOMHOUSE: Pre-Order Escape Artist Hardcover Book; RELEASE: January 9, 2018; PUBLISHER: Seven Stories Press     SAN FRANCISCO - May 22, 2017 - PRLog -- BOOK TITLE: Escape Artist: A Memoir of A Visionary …
  • Varadkar says landlords 'should be treated like any other business' 22 May 2017 21:49 Breaking News from Ireland Update 10.18pm: Fine Gael leadership candidate Leo Varadkar has said the "punitive charges" against landlords must be reversed so they are treated "like any" company and allowed to "offset" losses against their "business …
  • Varadkar dismisses reported rift with Simon Harris on minister's home turf 22 May 2017 21:02 Irish Independent Speaking at a meeting in Mr Harris's Wicklow constituency, Mr Varadkar said Mr Harris is doing a "great job" in the Department of Health. "Notwithstanding all the gossip you read in the newspapers. We do actually get on very well," …
  • Despite tax-free system, renewable energy tariffs are high in Pakistan 22 May 2017 11:01 The Express Tribune NEPRA has always faced pressu­re to set twice the tariff compar­ed to other countr­ies PHOTO: AFP ISLAMABAD: Solar PV auction prices in India have reached a new low of INR2.42 (3.7 US cents) per kilowatt-hour (kWh). In the last auction, winning bidders …
  • Govt. wants British fraud expert to return 22 May 2017 07:06 Kaieteur News May 22, 2017 News 0 …request already made to British High Commission The APNU+AFC administration is keen on having British fraud expert Dr Sam Sittlington return to Guyana to continue the work he started at the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). This …
  • False Narrative: The Rwanda Genocide 22 May 2017 02:11 Black Star News [Global: Exposing Western Players In African Genocide]   Genocide And New Speak Editor’s Introduction: Ordinarily, we don't write introductions to articles or essays published in The Black Star News but the following column by Keith Harmon Snow …
  • Ex-MP Sir Danny Alexander's bank on 'shocking' list of 50 groups and quangos with legal immunity 21 May 2017 05:33 Dailyrecord.co.uk A secret list of 50 organisations and quangos allowed to operate above the law in Scotland can be revealed today. Staff from the groups – including banks and a police college – have been granted diplomatic immunity from criminal and civil law. That means …
  • Trump welcomed in Saudi Arabia with gold collar as his troubles grow on homefront 20 May 2017 12:00 CapitalGazette.com President Donald Trump arrived in the Middle East on Saturday, touching down in Saudi Arabia to begin his first trip abroad, a visit aimed at forging stronger alliances to combat terrorism while seeking to push past the series of controversies threatening …
  • White collar boxing banned at Leeds venue after mass brawl 20 May 2017 08:25 Yorkshire Evening Post A Leeds venue where a mass brawl broke out during a ‘white collar’ boxing night has been stopped from hosting similar events following action by police licensing officers. Detectives are still investigating the large fight in the Centenary Pavilion, at …

State Crime

  • Gun crime and gun control: a new database maps firearm legislation in every U.S. states with striking results 23 May 2017 15:40 Yahoo! Voices Gun crime and gun control: a new database maps firearm legislation in every U.S. states with striking resultsMore This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. From 2014 to 2015, the United States experienced its …
  • New Ohio crime lab will test only drugs including heroin 23 May 2017 15:32 Washington Times SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) - A new state crime lab will focus exclusively on testing drugs including opiates contributing to record overdose deaths. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation lab in Springfield will test drugs such as heroin, fentanyl and …
  • WDRB Investigation: New KY law contributes to rise in Louisville juvenile crime 23 May 2017 15:31 Fox41.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A new law may be making the fight with juvenile crime in Louisville a tougher battle to win. Senate bill 200 showed good intentions for troubled teens in Kentucky but produced some bad outcomes in the largest city in the state. …
  • Islamic State group claims deadly Manchester concert bombing 23 May 2017 15:20 Michigansthumb MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead and sparked a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American pop …
  • 'Communities must stand together and remain vigilant', says Surrey's police and crime chief 23 May 2017 15:13 GetSurrey Communities must continue to stand together and remain vigilant following last night’s terror attack in Manchester, Surrey's police and crime commissioner (PCC) has said. Flags were flown at half mast at Guildford Borough Council on Tuesday (May 23) …
  • U.S. not sure Islamic State behind Manchester bombing 23 May 2017 14:47 CTV News The Associated Press Published Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:40AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:39AM EDT LONDON -- The latest on a deadly explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The rapper BIA, who …
  • The Latest: Islamic State group claims Manchester blast 23 May 2017 13:46 Hot Springs Star MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): French President Emmanuel Macron walked to the British Embassy to offer support to the ambassador there, and pledged to improve …
  • Using masks, hoods at protests could become crime under new bill 23 May 2017 13:24 The Seattle Times The ACLU of Washington says GOP state Sen. Jim Honeyford’s proposal is unconstitutional. The First Amendment protects an individual’s right to wear a mask in public, the ACLU says. OLYMPIA — Protesters wearing masks or hoods during demonstrations could be …
  • The Latest: Islamic State group says one of its members carried out Manchester attack 23 May 2017 12:50 WRICTV8 MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The Islamic State group says one of its members planted bombs in the middle of crowds in Manchester, England, where 22 people …
  • The Latest: Islamic State group claims Manchester blast 23 May 2017 12:37 MyFox Birmingham MANCHESTER, England (AP) - The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Pope Francis has expressed profound dismay over the "barbaric" attack at a concert in Manchester, England. A …

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Critical Theory

  • Democracy under siege 16 May 2017 10:50 Sentinel & Enterprise By Paul Lambert The disappearance of authentic liberal education in our pedagogic and didactic systems in America from the highest level down portends the demise of our democracy. Arnold Toynbee, a noted historian in the mid-20th century, in a very …
  • Political Indoctrination in Chinese Colleges 12 May 2017 01:03 Modern Tokyo Times Political Indoctrination in Chinese Colleges Publication: China Brief By: Zi Yang The Jamestown Foundation In a system where ministers are incentivized to report only good news, China’s Minister of Education public censure of failures in ideological and …
  • Marx for the future 04 May 2017 19:38 Indian Express Written by D. Raja | Published:May 5, 2017 12:20 am Karl Marx. (Source: Wikipedia) The advent of Karl Marx and Marxism constitutes a revolutionary epoch in the history of humanity. Marxism provided a philosophical understanding of human history and a …
  • Part 3 - How the CIA Created a Fake Western Reality for 'Unconventional Warfare' 01 May 2017 20:03 Op Ed News This article is the third part of a four-part series on Truthdig Read Part 1 and Part 2. - Advertisement - The odd, psychologically conflicted and politically divisive ideology referred to as Neoconservatism can claim many godfathers. Irving Kristol, …
  • David Brooks claims we face a “crisis of Western civilization” — maybe so, but he doesn’t understand it 26 Apr 2017 21:04 Salon Western civilization is in grave danger — or at least that’s what everyone keeps telling us. We hear this refrain from people ranging from alt-right lunatics fulminating about “cultural Marxism” on YouTube to Republican politicians like President Donald …
  • Death of a dictator 25 Apr 2017 16:26 New Statesman Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the Labour Party in September 2015, and (following a vote of no confidence and a leadership challenge) re-elected to the same post in September 2016. In February this year, many of those who had re-elected him expressed …
  • Rehearsing for war 25 Apr 2017 16:26 New Statesman Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the Labour Party in September 2015, and (following a vote of no confidence and a leadership challenge) re-elected to the same post in September 2016. In February this year, many of those who had re-elected him expressed …
  • Politicized Teachers Push Radical Leftist Agenda 25 Apr 2017 02:05 Daily Caller 5613313 Typically, school choice advocates rely on school and student performance data to show that public schools are academically failing or underperforming compared to other schooling options. But as I have documented in my soon-to-be-released book, …
  • Venezuela: A Balance Sheet of 2016 and Perspectives for 2017 27 Feb 2017 23:13 Venezuela News The Bolivarian Revolution is at one of its lowest points since President Chávez’s electoral victory in 1998. On top of the defeat in the December 2015 National Assembly elections, the aggravation of the economic situation is impacting the mass of the …
  • Empty Traditionalism 22 Feb 2017 22:35 altmuslim “Separation” (1896) by Edvard Munch. Source: Wikimedia, Creative Commons License. Whoever is versed in the jargon does not have to say what he thinks, does not even have to think it properly. The jargon takes over this task. – Theodor Adorno This is not a …