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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

  • 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 …
  • UMD prof wins Fulbright to study sexual violence in Hungary 21 Apr 2017 07:42 Southcoast Today By Standard-Times staff DARTMOUTH — UMass Dartmouth Professor of Sociology Robin A. Robinson has been selected as a Fulbright Research Scholar to conduct research on sexual violence in Hungary. Robinson’s two-part, two-year research project entitled, “ …
  • LGBTQI group and police strengthen alliances 13 Apr 2017 10:51 Trinidad Guardian As a second phase of the community safety campaign they launched on March 23, the Alliance for Justice & Diversity (a coalition of LGBTQI and feminist NGOs) met last week with Deputy Police Commissioner Harold Phillip, along with the Police Academy …
  • 13 Ways to Tell Good Research from Bad 12 Apr 2017 11:27 Cattle Network Keep these guidelines in mind when looking at research studies. People are inundated with news proclaiming the most recent research report, with findings that often fly in the face of accepted practices. Consumer media sources like to take full advantage …
  • New press agent working wonders for Arkansas 11 Apr 2017 09:13 NWAOnline New press agent working wonders for Arkansas I believe the state of Arkansas has hired a new press agent, appointed by the governor, and I must say he or she is doing a marvelous job. Usually a quiet, unassuming state, not given to great newsmaking except …
  • Aldermen Back Appointment Of New Police Oversight Deputy 10 Apr 2017 18:31 CBS Chicago CHICAGO (CBS) — Two City Council committees have endorsed the appointment of veteran criminologist Dr. Laura Kunard to a newly created post to help oversee efforts to reform the Chicago Police department. “Police accountability has been the focus of my …
  • It’s your final chance to vote for the top breakfast burrito in Denver 01 Apr 2017 02:37 The Denver Post Online Members of the local metal band Khemmis — Phil Pendergast, Ben Hutherson, Zach Coleman and Dan Beiers — in their rehearsal space at Denver’s Walnut Room on March 16. (John Leyba, The Denver Post) It’s a classic rock ‘n’ roll story. Sociology grad student …
  • Another South African Anti-Apartheid Icon “Uncle Kathy” dies, signalling the end of an era. 31 Mar 2017 15:03 Ventures Africa Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, South African Anti-Apartheid activist, a close colleague of Nelson Mandela, and a fellow Robben Island prisoner died on Tuesday, from complications of a cerebral embolism in Johannesburg at age 87. Kathrada, who is fondly known by …
  • A German gumshoe refuses to goose-step in “Prussian Blue” 30 Mar 2017 22:18 The Denver Post Online Members of the local metal band Khemmis — Phil Pendergast, Ben Hutherson, Zach Coleman and Dan Beiers — in their rehearsal space at Denver’s Walnut Room on March 16. (John Leyba, The Denver Post) It’s a classic rock ‘n’ roll story. Sociology grad student …
  • Researchers predict Zika hot spots in the US 27 Mar 2017 20:22 Medical Xpress Credit: Saint Louis University Where in the continental United States is Zika most likely to occur? An early online article in the American Journal of Public Health by Saint Louis University researchers puts the bulls-eye of Zika transmission on the …

Crime Theory

  • Trump’s First 100 Days: What Mattered, And What Didn’t 26 Apr 2017 12:59 Politico The indelible takeaway from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was his unrelenting assault on political norms, the countless things he said and did that serious candidates just weren’t supposed to say or do. It was a reality-show circus of OMG, WTF and …
  • The philosopher's guide to understanding the 'self' 22 Apr 2017 10:59 The Week Magazine Sign Up for Our free email newsletters According to Ubuntu philosophy, which has its origins in ancient Africa, a newborn baby is not a person. People are born without ena, or selfhood, and instead must acquire it through interactions and experiences over …
  • God is a Serial Killer 12 Apr 2017 18:23 altmuslim Speaking FRANK-ly About Jesus: Critique of alleged evidence of the historicity of Jesus of Nazareth. (Ed. Note: This is the 32nd post in Frank Zindler’s Speaking Frankly About Jesus blog which is dedicated to the thesis that Jesus of Nazareth never …
  • Refugees, migrants, and the politics of fear 12 Apr 2017 16:15 Brookings Institution The fear of migrants and refugees, stoked by politicians, is setting a defining narrative for elections in the West. The Brexit vote directly played on these fears as did the U.S. elections with its narrative of Mexican “criminals and rapists,” both …
  • The Fake News war on Sweden 11 Apr 2017 21:19 Pakistan Today It’s more than fake news – Sweden’s facing a war of disinformation Over the past two years, Russia has been launching its disinformation campaign against Sweden in order to influence the Swedish public opinion in favour of Putin’s Russia and to help raise …
  • How Bill Clinton Paved the Way for Donald Trump’s Racist and Audacious Deportation Agenda 03 Apr 2017 05:45 Alternet Photo Credit: Natasa Adzic / Shutterstock.com n the second part of our attempt to add nuance to the immigration debate, we hear more from three of the nation’s foremost experts on immigration, criminal justice and constitutional law, taking on not …
  • Teachers: Be on the alert for this anti-science mailing! 31 Mar 2017 18:35 ScienceBlogs A well known anti-science “think” tank has sent around, to teachers, a mailing including an antiscience book, a movie, and nice letter and, oddly, a pamphlet exposing the fact that the mailing is entirely politically motivated. Most science teachers will …
  • How Utah has kept the American dream alive 29 Mar 2017 22:48 The Fresno Bee For a girl raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Salt Lake City is a very weird place. I went to Utah precisely because it’s weird. More specifically, because economic data suggest that modest Salt Lake City, population 192,672, does something that …
  • BBC editors: The key issues 29 Mar 2017 08:11 BBC Image copyright Getty Images As the government prepares to trigger Article 50, what are the key areas that will need to be dealt with in the Brexit negotiations with Europe? The economy: Kamal Ahmed, economics editor For the future of the economy, there …
  • What are the key issues for Brexit talks? 29 Mar 2017 07:33 BBC Image copyright Getty Images As the government prepares to trigger Article 50, what are the key areas that will need to be dealt with in the Brexit negotiations with Europe? The economy: Kamal Ahmed, economics editor For the future of the economy, there …

Black Lives Matter

  • Intersectionality’s demonization of Jews 26 Apr 2017 14:50 .:: JEWISH LEDGER ::. By Joshua Sharf/JNS.org In the Venn diagram of intersectionality, one group doesn’t intersect the others. “Intersectionality” is the left-wing word of the day. Academically, it means various identity-based “oppressions” overlap and interact to …
  • Black man arrested for jaywalking ‘beaten, stripped and mocked' 26 Apr 2017 14:47 The Independent When Nandi Cain Jr. was seen on video getting slammed to the ground and pummelled repeatedly by a police officer, that was not the end of his ordeal, according to his attorney. A new federal lawsuit states that the 24-year-old was also placed on …
  • White supremacist posters showing up in downtown Fargo 26 Apr 2017 14:16 Grand Forks Herald Fargo resident Christopher A. Smith photographed the posters and posted them on Facebook. "My first thought when I saw the posters was to tear them down. But, then, I thought it would be better to document the posters and their locations and share …
  • Man who wounded 5 at police shooting protest to be 26 Apr 2017 13:50 Central Florida News 13 By , Last Updated: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS --  (AP) A Minnesota man is facing sentencing in the shooting of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis. Allen Scarsella could go to prison …
  • Sentencing Begins For Man Found Guilty In 4th Precinct Shooting 26 Apr 2017 13:26 CBS Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Hennepin County judge is set to decide the fate of a man found guilty of shooting five Black Lives Matter protesters Wednesday. Allen “Lance” Scarsella was one of four men arrested in connection with the incident that occurred in …
  • Man who wounded 5 at police shooting protest to be sentenced 26 Apr 2017 13:04 AP News / Indystar MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Minnesota man is facing sentencing in the shooting of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis. Allen Scarsella could go to prison for more than a decade when he's sentenced …
  • Facebook Double Standards Enable Targeting of Palestinians 26 Apr 2017 13:00 Sputnik International Tech 15:20 26.04.2017(updated 15:21 26.04.2017) Get short URL Data suggests 27 percent of all internet users reside in countries where people can be arrested for publishing, sharing, or even merely "liking" content on Facebook. Authorities in 38 …
  • Black man arrested for jaywalking was beaten in jail, stripped naked and mocked, lawsuit says 26 Apr 2017 12:00 The Washington Post An investigation is underway into whether Sacramento police used excessive force against an unarmed black man accused of jaywalking. (Reuters) When Nandi Cain Jr. was seen on video getting slammed to the ground and pummeled repeatedly by a police officer, …
  • Black man arrested for jaywalking was beaten in jail, stripped naked and mocked 26 Apr 2017 11:44 Standard-Examiner (c) 2017, The Washington Post. When Nandi Cain Jr. was seen on video getting slammed to the ground and pummeled repeatedly by a police officer, that was not the end of his ordeal, according to his attorney. A new federal lawsuit states that the …
  • More L.A. residents believe new riots are likely, poll finds 26 Apr 2017 11:44 Los Angeles Times For Nicole Cuff and her friends, the 1992 Los Angeles riots used to feel like a piece of history, told in old stories by their parents or discussed and analyzed in school. Recently, though, it’s started to feel much more real to her — like something that …

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

  • Committee against Torture considers initial report of Lebanon 24 Apr 2017 14:47 Relief Web Committee against Torture 21 April 2017  The Committee against Torture this afternoon completed its consideration of the initial report of Lebanon on the implementation of the provisions of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or …
  • The Incoming Privatization Assault 24 Apr 2017 09:10 The American Prospect This article appears in the Spring 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  In The Art of the Deal, Donald Trump wrote about perhaps his first deal ever, made with his younger brother, Robert: “One day we were in the playroom of our …
  • How Trump’s Criminal Justice Plan is Really More For-Profit Incarceration 19 Apr 2017 13:27 EBONY Donald Trump’s recent moves on criminalization, like his immigration orders, are designed to oppress communities of color by encouraging excessive law enforcement and enticing corporate profiteers who seek to fill beds and cells. Trump intends to not just …
  • Failure of the private state prisons 19 Apr 2017 09:08 Miami Herald It seems that the privatization of prisons, at least in Florida, is not as profitable a business for taxpayers as one might want to believe. Democrat Rep. David Richardson (D-Miami Beach), a CPA, has been investigating the contracts and operation of …
  • Toward a Politics of Ungovernability: Shutting Down American 17 Apr 2017 23:52 OpEdNews Reprinted from www.counterpunch.org It is impossible to imagine the damage Trump and his white nationalists, economic fundamentalists, and white supremacists friends will do to civil liberties, the social contract, the planet, and life itself in the next …
  • Toward a Politics of Ungovernability: Shutting Down American-Style Authoritarianism 17 Apr 2017 13:30 Op Ed News Reprinted from www.counterpunch.org It is impossible to imagine the damage Trump and his white nationalists, economic fundamentalists, and white supremacists friends will do to civil liberties, the social contract, the planet, and life itself in the next …
  • Exiled Altaf Hussain’s fall creates opening for Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N in Karachi 31 Mar 2017 05:07 livemint.com Karachi: Pakistan’s ruling party is looking to take advantage of Karachi’s fractured politics ahead of elections next year, making a push into the nation’s largest city and turbulent commercial heart where it’s historically had little influence. With the …
  • The New Slavery's Boost: Private Prisons Smell Blood In The Water 30 Mar 2017 16:51 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 …
  • Hoodwinked! Lawmaker says prison privatization is scamming Florida 28 Mar 2017 23:12 tampabay.com TALLAHASSEE — Numbers don't lie and Florida's private prisons are not saving money as promised, according to an investigation by Rep. David Richardson, a retired forensic auditor. Part of the reason, he says, is that the agency in charge of …
  • Henry A. Giroux | The Culture of Cruelty in Trump's America 23 Mar 2017 17:11 truthout Trump's culture of cruelty views violence as a sacred means for addressing social problems and organizing society. (Image: JR / TO; Adapted: Auntie P, Tallapragada) This story was published thanks to readers like you. Donate now to support …

Prison Abolition

  • 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 …
  • Sin Barras meeting 28 Mar 2017 01:15 Indybay Sin Barras is a group formed in 2012 in Santa Cruz, California comprised of individuals dedicated to prison abolition. We challenge traditional understandings of criminality and assert that oppressive forces use criminal justice systems as a tool to …
  • Visions of Abolition: From Critical Resistance to a New Way of Life 28 Mar 2017 01:15 Indybay Sin Barras presents a film screening of ... Visions of Abolition: From Critical Resistance to a New Way of Life Unfortunately, this film is only available in the English language without Spanish subtitles. This documentary was designed as a teaching tool …
  • Professor of disability studies speaks abolition of institutionalization 27 Mar 2017 20:00 Easternecho Liat Ben-Moshe, Ph.D., assistant professor of disability studies at The University Of Toledo. Liat Ben-Moshe, Ph.D., assistant professor of disability studies at the University of Toledo presented her lecture “Epistemologies of Abolition” as part of the …
  • Mandela-Like Iranian Cleric Has Finished His Prison Sentence but Has Not Been Released 14 Mar 2017 10:49 Iran Focus Iran Focus London, 14 Mar - A dissident Iranian cleric, who has been likened to Nelson Mandela, has completed his prison sentence but there are doubts that the Iranian Regime will ever release him. Ayatollah Seyed Hossein Kazemeini Boroujerdi was …
  • The Deportation Terror 27 Feb 2017 13:00 ABC Ethan Blue is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Western Australia, specialising in the history of punishment. Donald Trump and the U.S. Republican administration's controversial call for a new and massively militarized deportation force …
  • There Is a Growing Movement Across the Legal Community to Plan a Nationwide Walkout Against Trump 16 Feb 2017 03:55 Alternet Photo Credit: National Lawyers Guild The legal professionals whose careers are premised on working within the system are now taking aim at the system itself, throwing their weight behind a call for a strike on Friday, February 17 to oppose the Trump …
  • Exploiting Black Labor After the Abolition of Slavery 12 Feb 2017 15:54 truthout The US criminal justice system is riven by racial disparity.  The Obama administration pursued a plan to reform it. An entire news organization, The Marshall Project, was launched in late 2014 to cover it. Organizations like Black Lives Matter and The …
  • Prison abolition organization gets students involved in pen pal system with LGBTQ inmates 19 Jan 2017 18:16 Daily Northwestern Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor January 18, 2017 Representatives from prison abolition organization Black and Pink spoke to students Wednesday evening in hopes of connecting them to incarcerated LGBTQ individuals through a pen pal system. The event …
  • The Scandal of Chemical Weapons in U.S. Prisons 12 Jan 2017 04:49 Alternet Photo Credit: Justin Norman / Shrieking Tree Originally launched as a tool of trench combat during World War I, tear gas has been used around the world over the past century to enforce colonial rule, quell popular protests and aid in ethnic cleansing …

Corporate Crime

  • Meet Chris Vickery, the internet's data breach hunter 26 Apr 2017 15:17 PC Magazine NEW YORK -- It's the phone call you hope never comes in. Chris Vickery has found your company's entire set of customer data on the internet. He sits at his desk, littered with external hard drives storing terabytes of data, in his home office in …
  • Tupperware Brands (TUP) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 26 Apr 2017 14:57 Seeking Alpha Tupperware Brands Corp. (NYSE:TUP) Q1 2017 Earnings Call April 25, 2017 8:30 am ET Executives E. V. (Rick) Goings - Tupperware Brands Corp. Michael S. Poteshman - Tupperware Brands Corp. Analysts Jason M. Gere - KeyBanc Capital Markets, Inc. Beth N. Kite …
  • Do Trump's Murky Financial Ties to Russia Connect to Money Laundering? 26 Apr 2017 13:38 Mother Jones aluxum/Getty Federal investigators continue to dig into Russia's cyberattack on the US election and the Trump administration's possible involvement—but as bad as that intrusion and collusion may be, Trump's opaque financial dealings could …
  • Cyber crime to cost businesses trillions 26 Apr 2017 12:49 News Global cyber security spend will reach nearly $135 billion in 2022. Over the next five years, data breaches will have cost global business a total of $8 trillion in fines, lost business and remediation costs. This is according to the Juniper Research …
  • Bipartisan State Budget Deal Implodes 26 Apr 2017 12:22 New Haven Independent Hartford—New Haven is counting on the state to send it an extra $31 million this year, but those funds could be in danger, especially now that a compromise budget between Democrats and Republicans has stalled at the 11th hour. After caucusing for five …
  • Wednesday 26th April, 2017 26 Apr 2017 09:09 Trinidad Guardian Last update: 26-Apr-2017 3:33 am Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Search In case you missed it. Three people including an elderly man and an unidentified woman were among six road fatalities which took place at the weekend, making it the deadliest for the year, …
  • JFP Q&A: Ward 6 candidate Lee A. Bernard Jr. (Democrat) 26 Apr 2017 03:14 Jackson Free Press Lee A. Bernard Jr., 66, is running for the open Ward city council seat in 2017 to replace retiring Councilman Tyrone Hendrix. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m on May 2. His answers to the JFP candidate questionnaire are published below, verbatim. Name: Lee …
  • Police around the world learn to fight global-scale cybercrime 26 Apr 2017 03:00 Odessa American Frank J. Cilluffo, George Washington University; Alec Nadeau, George Washington University, and Rob Wainwright, University of Exeter (THE CONVERSATION) From 2009 to 2016, a cybercrime network called Avalanche grew into one of the world’s most …
  • Statement on MoneyGram 26 Apr 2017 02:31 4-traders April 17, 2017 Euronet Worldwide's Statement on MoneyGram LEAWOOD, Kan., April 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Euronet Worldwide, Inc. ("Euronet" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:EEFT), a leading electronics payments provider, today …
  • Euronet Worldwide : Statement on MoneyGram 26 Apr 2017 02:09 4-traders April 17, 2017 Euronet Worldwide's Statement on MoneyGram LEAWOOD, Kan., April 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Euronet Worldwide, Inc. ("Euronet" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:EEFT), a leading electronics payments provider, today …

White Collar Crime

  • Panama JIT: 2 FIA additional DGs go on leave 26 Apr 2017 08:00 Pakistan Today ISLAMABAD: Additional Director General (ADG) Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Wajid Zia is expected to head the Joint Investigation Team ordered by the Supreme Court in the Panama case after two FIA ADGs went on a leave Wednesday. According to reports, …
  • On Sadiq aur Ameen 26 Apr 2017 07:36 Pakistan Today Legal analysis of Panama Verdict   I gathered the courage to read the voluminous Panama verdict to learn the details of one of the most historic judgements. Before I comment on the specifics of the judgment we have to keep in mind that all constitutional …
  • An app that pinpoints white-collar criminals works like predictive-policing software 26 Apr 2017 02:11 Business Insider Henny Ray Abrams/AP Looking through the glossy lens of the New York Police Department's crime tracking data, compiled in Compstat 2.0, you'd think that the denizens of Wall Street were model citizens. Sure, there are a few scuffles in the past …
  • Netflix doc questions if beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was murdered by a paedophile ring Yahoo Celebrity UK 25 Apr 2017 23:29 Video Games UK & Ireland Yahoo The case of the six-year-old beauty queen who was found in the basement of her parents’ home in Boulder, Colorado, in 1996 gripped and outraged the world. There have always been two main theories as to how JonBenét died. Firstly, that the crime was …
  • Amazing New Tool Pinpoints White-Collar Crime In America 25 Apr 2017 22:34 Politics Daily America is awash in white-collar crime. Vulnerable citizens fear for their jobs and savings, while culprits slide through society unpunished. The financial predators look just like ordinary Americans. They could be your friends, your neighbors ― even …
  • Delhi man with Master’s degree robbed DTC riders 25 Apr 2017 20:59 The Times of India NEW DELHI: He had a master's degree in political science, but the dark side seemed to suit Dinesh Yadav as a white collar job eluded him. He joined a local gang and began to commit robberies. Due to his large built, he earned the moniker of Khali in …
  • Grapevine: The other genocide 25 Apr 2017 19:44 Jerusalem Post One of its greatest anomalies is that while leaving no stone unturned in the effort to make the world realize the suffering endured by the Jewish people in and as a result of the Holocaust, Israel to this day refuses to recognize the Armenian Genocide as …
  • Master’s degree holder who robbed DTC riders 25 Apr 2017 19:10 The Times of India New Delhi: He had a master's degree in political science, but the dark side seemed to suit Dinesh Yadav as a white collar job eluded him. He joined a local gang and began to commit robberies. Due to his large built, he earned the moniker of Khali in …
  • Netflix documentary explores JonBenet Ramsey's murder 25 Apr 2017 03:39 Daily Mail A new documentary is set to explore the possibility JonBenet Ramsey was murdered by a Colorado 'child porn ring'. The shocking new film, Casting JonBenet, features actors from around Boulder - where the Ramsey family lived - auditioning to play …
  • Wallet of missing Burlington woman, 79, found by police 25 Apr 2017 03:32 CFTO Amara McLaughlin, CTV Toronto Published Monday, April 24, 2017 5:52PM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 24, 2017 6:20PM EDT Halton police have discovered a wallet that belonged to a Burlington woman who has been missing since July. Helen Robertson, 79, …

State Crime

  • Court gives State 30 days to find assessors in ‘serial killer’ case 26 Apr 2017 15:04 Monitor KAMPALA. The High Court in Kampala has given the State 30 days to trace the assessors in the murder case involving ‘serial killer’ Baker Walusimbi for the case to be concluded, else court releases him on bail. Walusimbi, who is accused of killing at least …
  • Anti-Russia Policy is Crime Against Whole of Europe - German MP Wimmer 26 Apr 2017 14:34 Sputnik International SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — Willy Wimmer, Germany’s former state secretary to the defense minister, said Wednesday that he sees no conflict in being a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) while conducting his ongoing visit …
  • Crime Blotter: Grand theft auto, a returned laptop and stolen desktop 26 Apr 2017 14:10 49er Battery in engineering building A male student reported to the University Police Department that he was physically attacked at the Engineering and Computer Sciences building on Friday evening. He reported being kicked in the side and verbally assaulted by …
  • Man found dead near river in Little Rock 26 Apr 2017 13:23 NWAOnline A body was found in Murray Park on Tuesday evening, according to a Little Rock police spokesman. Officer Steve Moore said the man was in his 30s and was found dead on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock. Moore said Tuesday night that …
  • Body found near Arkansas River in western Arkansas 26 Apr 2017 13:00 KTEN Online LAVACA, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a body has been found near the Arkansas River in a public access area in western Arkansas. Sebastian County Sheriff's Capt. Philip Pevehouse says the body was found Tuesday afternoon in the Vache Grasse Public …
  • Sukma attack: Jawans cremated with state honours, their families urge govt to use iron hand against Naxals 26 Apr 2017 12:44 Indian Express By: PTI | Sonipat/karnal | Updated: April 26, 2017 5:07 pm Sukma attack: One of three bodies that reached Kolkata airport Tuesday. Source: Subham Dutta The families of the two slain CRPF jawans from Haryana on Wednesday demanded that the government …
  • Bribery case: Delhi Police Crime Branch to visit Chennai tomorrow 26 Apr 2017 12:42 Sify.com [India], Apr 26 (ANI): The Delhi Police Crime Branch team will visit Chennai tomorrow in connection with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) 'two leaves' symbol bribery case, sources said.This comes after a Delhi Court earlier in …
  • Hackers turn political saboteurs as cracks in the cloud signal a new frontier for cyber crime 26 Apr 2017 12:38 Computer Business Review Add to favorites Annual threat report from Symantec reveals alarming increase in targeted attacks aimed at politically motivated sabotage and subversion. Hackers, unfortunately, had a great year in 2016, launching hugely ambitious attacks which included …
  • Trump and Sessions peddle fear instead of solutions to crime 26 Apr 2017 12:29 The Hill To work for all of us, our criminal justice system should be equipped to address contemporary challenges and be supported by evidence-backed practices, as informed by actual data.  However, some politicians are trying to divide us by furthering a …
  • Bipartisan State Budget Deal Implodes 26 Apr 2017 12:22 New Haven Independent Hartford—New Haven is counting on the state to send it an extra $31 million this year, but those funds could be in danger, especially now that a compromise budget between Democrats and Republicans has stalled at the 11th hour. After caucusing for five …

Environmental Crime

Critical Theory

  • 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 …
  • How Universities Are Increasingly Choosing Capitalism Over Education 06 Feb 2017 02:48 Alternet Photo Credit: An Nguyen / Shutterstock The following is an excerpt from the new book The Capitalist University: The Transformations of Higher Education in the United States since 1945 by Henry Heller (Pluto Press, December 2016): The fact that today …
  • Grand Hotel Abyss by Stuart Jeffries review – what happened to Cafe Marx? 08 Nov 2016 06:03 The Guardian The story goes that when the German revolution of 1918 failed to abolish capitalism, Marxist intellectuals, centred around the Institute of Social Research in Frankfurt, decided to achieve their aims by other means. They would infiltrate the universities, …
  • A Starting Point for Politics 31 Oct 2016 03:56 The Nation Most Popular * * *6 Stuart Hall, who died in 2014, never denied that there was honor in being called an intellectual. Though he was a person of extreme modesty and directed a considerable amount of his energy toward political activism, he admitted on …
  • Earth Church Is Not Cool 05 Oct 2016 09:13 Energy Bulletin The Handholders Suppose you were organizing a group intending to take political action on some pressing local issue, like new development projects in your neighborhood; or suppose you were running a meeting of the local Democratic, even Green, political …
  • Cultural Marxism Is Destroying America 29 Sep 2016 16:14 Daily Caller 5250119 Yet again an American city is being torn apart by black rioters. The images we see of the violence in Charlotte do not resemble the country we know. At the same time, high school footballers, cheerleaders and even American servicemen are following …