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Critical Criminology

  • Academic Response To Shootings Focuses On Police Racism 04 Dec 2016 22:28 Daily Caller 5347227 Professors across the country are rewriting college course work in criminal justice under the assumption that shootings of blacks are simply a result of police racism. These courses often rely on shaky science that isn’t consistent and has been …
  • Inside the black box: Understanding AI decision-making 01 Dec 2016 17:07 SmartPlanet.com Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Neural networks, machine-learning systems, predictive analytics, speech recognition, natural-language understanding and other components of what's broadly defined as 'artificial intelligence' (AI) are currently …
  • How smoking can impact your mental health 27 Nov 2016 22:20 Ipswich Queensland Times A MIDDLE-aged cigarette smoker who has smoked for decades is two to three times more likely to die early than someone similar who has never smoked. Tobacco smoking is well known to be a major risk factor for various cancers, lung and cardiovascular …
  • Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area People in Business for Nov. 27, 2016 27 Nov 2016 07:38 Baton Rouge Advocate BATON ROUGE AREA Christopher Burke has been named senior vice president and senior portfolio manager for Baton Rouge by Iberia Wealth Advisors, a trust and asset management business subsidiary of IberiaBank. Burke will work with high net worth and …
  • Police: Morale still low, emboldening criminals and contributing to violence 25 Nov 2016 14:48 Lake County News Sun When the veteran Chicago police officer joined the department, he expected to stay long enough to earn two star patches on the lower left sleeve of his uniform, signifying 40 years on the job. Even as he grew older, his enthusiasm was unwavering. He …
  • China acknowledges role in Canada’s opioid crisis 25 Nov 2016 03:05 The Globe and Mail The Chinese government has agreed to work with the RCMP to combat the flow of illicit fentanyl into Canada, tacitly acknowledging the deadly impact of the Asian country’s sprawling chemicals industry on this nation’s overdose epidemic. China’s Ministry of …
  • Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too 24 Nov 2016 13:04 Newstime Africa Tom Heffernan, Northumbria University, Newcastle and Anna-Marie Marshall, Northumbria University, Newcastle A middle-aged cigarette smoker who has smoked for decades is two to three times more likely to die early than someone similar who has never smoked. …
  • America's top online brothel a critical tool for law enforcement 17 Nov 2016 16:35 The Hill "Natalie's" story is harrowing. After running away from home at the age of 15, she found herself sex trafficked. Over the course of several months, her trafficker made thousands of dollars, while she was raped by hundreds of adult men. Her …
  • UNCW chancellor responds to dispute between criminology professor, Muslim student 17 Nov 2016 14:02 WNCN WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) — UNC Wilmington Chancellor Zito Sartarelli addressed the campus via email Wednesday after students raised concerns about the way one of the university’s professors wrote about a student on campus. In September, Dr. Mike Adams, a …
  • Are Cincy drivers protected from racial bias? 17 Nov 2016 11:36 www.wcpo.com CINCINNATI -- An early warning system to detect the possibility of racial profiling within the Cincinnati Police Department has fallen by the wayside. Since that early warning system ended in 2012 -- abandoned under then-chief James Craig -- a WCPO I-Team …

Crime Theory

  • A flawed, inconsistent police response to sexual assault in Maryland 03 Dec 2016 18:53 Baltimore Sun Catherine Becket hadn't forgotten that evening three years ago in her Parkville apartment, though she tried. Then, as she watched with outrage while Stanford University student Brock Turner served three months in jail for sexually assaulting an …
  • Big Data, Human Rights and the Ethics of Scientific Research 30 Nov 2016 01:47 ABC.net.au John Tasioulas is the Director of the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy and Law at King's College, London. This article is adapted from the 2016 Van Hasselt Lecture, which he recently delivered at the Delft University of Technology. As we …
  • The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism 26 Nov 2016 06:20 Wiley Notes on Contributors viii Part I Introduction 1 Bringing Criminology into the Study of Terrorism 3 Gary LaFree and Joshua D. Freilich Part II Etiology 15 1 The Etiology of Radicalization 17 Randy Borum 2 Psychological Factors in Radicalization: A “3 N” …
  • The last chapter: Reflections on Mark Swanger’s political era 23 Nov 2016 17:34 The Smoky Mountain News It was a daunting undertaking. Few men can claim the lasting impact Swanger has made on his community for generations to come. “We are very, very fortunate. He has been a great asset to this county,” said Juanita Dixon, a local political observer who’s …
  • First Edition: November 21, 2016 21 Nov 2016 13:43 kaiserhealthnews.org Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Politico: Obamacare Repeal Plan Stokes Fears Of Market Collapse Republicans warned for years that Obamacare would blow up the nation's individual insurance market. Instead, their …
  • Donald Trump didn’t ‘hoodwink’ his voters, says professor who has spent nearly a decade researching them 15 Nov 2016 19:20 The Washington Post Working class whites helped deliver the election to Donald Trump, and Kathy Cramer can help explain why. For the past nine years, the political science professor has been studying the politics of rural Wisconsinites, returning to the same people over and …
  • From drones to body cams, tech is changing the fight against crime 14 Nov 2016 15:49 Digital Trends We rely on the police to keep us safe, to protect us from violence, and to safeguard our property. We also accept that a certain level of crime is inevitable — it may be technically possible to eradicate crime, but the cost of a dystopian police state is …
  • Rethinking School Discipline 02 Nov 2016 09:56 The American Prospect This article appears in the Fall 2016 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  On a Friday morning in early September, all the middle school students at Hampstead Hill Academy, a pre-K–8 school in Baltimore, filed into the gym. The Ravens …
  • The Next Four Years: Key issues and important lessons of the 2016 presidential campaign 01 Nov 2016 16:05 Princeton News  Over the past two months, faculty experts from Princeton University have explored a range of issues that will face the next president in his or her first 100 days and over the next four years. With attention shifting to Election Day and the legacy of the …
  • How A Theory of Crime And Policing Was Born, And Went Terribly Wrong 01 Nov 2016 04:31 KQED Science by Shankar Vedantam | October 31, 2016 — 9:30 PM Enlarge Getty Images/Image Source The broken windows theory of policing suggested that cleaning up the visible signs of disorder — like graffiti, loitering, panhandling, and prostitution — would …

Black Lives Matter

  • Trevor Noah, Tomi Lahren show what political discourse should embody 05 Dec 2016 06:16 The Daily Illini Online Gage Skidmore Tomi Lahren speaking at Politicon in Pasadena, California MCT June 26, 2016. In case you somehow missed it, the universe collapsed Wednesday when the Daily Show’s Trevor Noah invited Tomi Lahren from TheBlaze to interview on his show. Two …
  • Standing Rock isn't Over; Discussion of Trump's Attorney Gen 05 Dec 2016 06:08 OpEdNews Do you honestly and/or naively believe for a moment that a conglomerate of corporate and banking forces that would propel the kind of brutality seen in the above photo is going to back down permanently? Hell, no! Mr. Trump seems like (and I pray I am …
  • Cam Newton was reportedly benched for a dress-code violation, but many are expressing their doubts 05 Dec 2016 05:56 Business Insider Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Cam Newton was mysteriously benched to start the "Sunday Night Football" game against the Seattle Seahawks. While it was later reported that he was benched for breaking the team's dress code, many are raising …
  • A Right-Wing Academic Witch-Hunt Campaign Is Underway 05 Dec 2016 04:32 Alternet Photo Credit: Mark Taylor, Flickr In late November three blocks from the White House, a group of leaders from the so-called alt-right, who many consider to simply be white supremacists, gathered for an annual conference called the National Policy …
  • On night Cam Newton was benched for a dress code violation, he wore shoes that read 'every 1 lives, every 1 matters' 05 Dec 2016 04:23 Business Insider Ted S. Warren/AP Cam Newton was mysteriously benched to start the "Sunday Night Football" game against the Seattle Seahawks and now it is being reported that he broke the team's dress code. The move immediately came back to haunt the …
  • Americans can ignore liberal hysteria 05 Dec 2016 02:54 Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: I was going to write today about the ongoing, insanely angry reactions by media, academics and students to the calamity that befell them on Nov. 8. There’s just so much out there. If you were to ask Chicken Little himself about the …
  • County police chief touts community-based approach talk 05 Dec 2016 02:25 CapitalGazette.com Anne Arundel County Police Chief Tim Altomare pushed the need for stronger partnerships between police and community members, particularly those who live in underserved areas of the county, during a talk at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis …
  • Mummers seek inclusive tone after insensitive displays 05 Dec 2016 00:29 NEWS10 ABC PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers of the Mummers Parade are hopeful that cultural education efforts will help the city’s annual New Year’s celebration be more respectful and inclusive following a string of racially and ethnically offensive displays. The …
  • Mummers seek inclusive tone after insensitive displays 04 Dec 2016 20:35 KLTV By ERRIN HAINES WHACK Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Organizers of the Mummers Parade are hopeful that cultural education efforts will help the city's annual New Year's celebration be more respectful and inclusive following a string of …
  • CHOA, Black Lives Matter, among causes supported by Falcons players on field 04 Dec 2016 20:12 WTOC Atlanta Police homicide detectives are investigating after a man was shot to death inside his apartment in the Bankhead community. Police said the man's family was present when he was shot. More >> Atlanta Police homicide detectives are …

Gender and Crime

  • 2016 Community Sector Showcase | Photos 24 Nov 2016 11:38 The Advertiser Following the action from the hypothetical panel to the keynote address. RELATED:  It was a conversation that ranged from ‘dick pics’ to sexual consent.  At its crux was the issue of respect… or lack thereof.  Social commentator Jane Caro led the …
  • White Nationalists See Trump as Their Troll in Chief. Is He With Them? 22 Nov 2016 13:09 Mother Jones Jeff Blehar had no idea he was about to become a conduit for a virulent political awakening. It was July 2015, and the conservative writer and outspoken critic of freshly minted presidential candidate Donald Trump was being pummeled on Twitter with a …
  • 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 …
  • Hong Kong double killer Rurik Jutting 'romped with eight prostitutes in a hotel suite'  13 Nov 2016 12:45 Daily Mail Sadistic: Rurik Jutting once had sex with eight prostitutes in a £400-a-night hotel suite in the Philippines, a report has claimed. He is pictured here on one of his frequent trips to the country 'Sadistic' prostitute murderer Rurik Jutting once …
  • 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 …
  • Chimamanda Adichie :15 Ways To Raise a Feminist Daughter 13 Oct 2016 10:34 Nigerian Bulletin Award winning author, Chimamanda Adichie has published her feminist manifesto. Read Piece below: “DEAR IJEAWELE, OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS” Dear Ijeawele, What joy. And what lovely names: Chizalum Adaora. She is so beautiful. Only a …

Prison Privatization

Prison Abolition

  • World is moving towards abolition of death penalty: Gopalkrishna Gandhi 01 Dec 2016 09:26 Africa Leader Africa Leader (IANS) Thursday 1st December, 2016 New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) One hundred and forty of 195 countries have abolished the death penalty but it still looms large over the world as the nations that have retained it -- including India -- account for …
  • For Abolition: Prisons and Police Are More Than Brutality, They're State Terror 12 Nov 2016 15:17 truthout (Photo: Jobs For Felons Hub; Edited: LW / TO) In his speech "Terrorism: Theirs and Ours," now deceased Professor Eqbal Ahmad elucidated five types of terrorism: state, religious, mafia, pathological, and political terror of the private group. Of …
  • Is prison obsolete? Challenging the prison industrial complex 12 Nov 2016 06:11 ABC Is prison obsolete? We all know about incarceration. But have you heard of decarceration? Why do we invest so much in metal cages and punitive approaches? Are there alternatives that might create strong and safe communities, without criminalisation, …
  • America's prisoners: We're slaves 31 Oct 2016 11:32 CNN The inmates' grievances are as varied as the states they came from: Pennies for labor in South Carolina, racial discrimination in California, excessive force in Michigan. However, they share an overarching goal: End legalized slavery inside American …
  • Why US inmates launched a nationwide strike 30 Oct 2016 20:52 CNN The inmates' grievances are as varied as the states they came from: Pennies for labor in South Carolina, racial discrimination in California, excessive force in Michigan. However, they share an overarching goal: End legalized slavery inside American …
  • Prison protest in Kinross results in harsh backlash 28 Oct 2016 12:14 AltWeeklies.com Is basic human decency no longer a right? Those housed at correctional facilities may have committed crimes, but even life imprisonment should not be a death sentence. Charles Lee Johnson, an inmate at Kinross Correctional Facility, died on Oct. 10, 2016, …
  • Community Demands Justice for LGBTQ Prisoners 15 Oct 2016 01:35 Pridesource Community Demands Justice for LGBTQ Prisoners BY KATE OPALEWSKI Originally printed 10/14/2016 (Issue 2441 - Between The Lines News) Lansing - Around 30 Michiganders protested Oct. 12 outside the state's Department of Corrections Headquarters on …
  • Meet 5 Movement Leaders Across the U.S. Fighting for LGTBQ Issues on the Ground 14 Oct 2016 18:37 Alternet Photo Credit: Elainiel Baldwin / Southerners on New Ground "We've gotten dragged into a national conversation where same-sex marriage is held up as the pinnacle of the LGBTQ struggle, but there are so many other things our communities struggle …
  • 13th review – fiercely intelligent prison documentary 09 Oct 2016 08:10 Guardian Unlimited There is something bracing, even exciting, about the intellectual rigour that Ava DuVernay brings to this documentary about the prison system and the economic forces behind racism in America. The film takes its title from the 13th amendment, which …
  • A Growing Asian-American Movement Calls for Prison Abolition 08 Oct 2016 14:32 truthout A complicating factor in organizing Asian-Americans against the prison industrial complex has been an implicit investment that many have in the state -- an investment that has often been at the expense of Black communities. (Image: Pixabay; Edited: JR / …

Corporate Crime

  • Philippine Pro-Boxing is Dying 05 Dec 2016 06:00 Metro Cebu News Amid the Manny Pacquiao era, professional boxing in the Philippines is dying. It is a complex problem that perhaps the past Aquino administration has overlook and the Duterte administration is bent on resuscitating the sport that catapulted Pacquiao to …
  • How sanction on MTN is affecting agencies 05 Dec 2016 04:04 Nation These are not the best of times for various agencies in the marketing communications industry. They are grappling with paucity of funds to execute marketing campaigns. Besides, the ongoing regulatory crisis facing telecoms giant MTN Nigeria may have added …
  • Beware counterfeit anti-imperialism 05 Dec 2016 03:56 Politics Web Jeremy Cronin on the lessons for post-apartheid South Africa from Fidel Castro and the Cuban people RED ALERT Guard against counterfeit anti-imperialism: A tribute to Fidel Castro, a heroic revolutionary, an exemplary humanist  In 1945 a bloody first half …
  • Balancing cybersecurity and academic freedom is a challenge on campus 05 Dec 2016 03:39 SF Gate Jungwoo Ryoo, Pennsylvania State University Cybersecurity concerns crop up everywhere you turn lately – around theelection, email services, retailers. And academic institutions haven’t been immune to security breaches either. According to a recent report …
  • ORC invites community feedback on planned bus ‘hub’ 04 Dec 2016 22:36 Scoop 5 December 2016 ORC invites community feedback on planned bus ‘hub’ (interchange) Embargoed for publication to midnight Sunday 4 December The Otago Regional Council is inviting the Dunedin public to let it know how they want the planned Great King Street …
  • Money Laundering: Ex-Lagos Speaker, Aide File Appeal At Supreme Court 04 Dec 2016 21:25 Online Nigeria Home | General | Money Laundering: Ex-Lagos Speaker, Aide File Appeal At Supreme Court 6 hours 4 minutes ago 1 0 A former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Ikuforiji Sabit Adeyemi, and his personal assistant, Olabode Alade Atoyebi, have filed …
  • What do Trump and ‘Calexit’ have in common? Nothing good 04 Dec 2016 19:27 The Sacramento Bee Who is to say that California seceding from the United States is a crazy, stupid and impossible idea? Until recently, many thought it to be a crazy, stupid and impossible idea for a reality-TV star with no government experience and a disdain for facts to …
  • Google, democracy and the truth about internet search 04 Dec 2016 10:51 The Guardian Here’s what you don’t want to do late on a Sunday night. You do not want to type seven letters into Google. That’s all I did. I typed: “a-r-e”. And then “j-e-w-s”. Since 2008, Google has attempted to predict what question you might be asking and offers …
  • What we're talking about, and not talking about, when we talk about 'elites' 04 Dec 2016 10:44 CBC Pity the poor elite, so dismissed and scorned these days by the righteous politician. "The media and the elite don't care about your values," the Kellie Leitch campaign declared this week. Leitch has made the elite the central focus of her …
  • Faces of the News 04 Dec 2016 10:37 INQUIRER.net Maria Serena Diokno Railing against the hero’s burial for strongman Ferdinand Marcos, the chair of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines quit her post on Tuesday. She called Marcos’ burial at Libingan ng mga Bayani an act that “erases the …

White Collar Crime

  • Prosecutors: Manager bilked Itasca company of more than $1M 02 Dec 2016 12:48 Chicago Suntimes A supply chain manager at a northwest suburban office technology manufacturer defrauded the business of more than $1 million over almost six years, prosecutors allege. McHenry resident Abel Aguirre, 45, faces four felony theft charges and six felony …
  • Manager Charged With Bilking Itasca Company Of More Than $1M 02 Dec 2016 12:27 CBS Chicago CHICAGO (CBS) — A supply chain manager at a northwest suburban office technology manufacturer defrauded the business of more than $1 million over almost six years, prosecutors allege. McHenry resident Abel Aguirre, 45, faces four felony theft charges and …
  • Prosecutors: Manager bilked more than $1M from Itasca company 02 Dec 2016 11:06 Chicago Suntimes A supply chain manager at a northwest suburban office technology manufacturer defrauded the business of more than $1 million over almost six years, prosecutors allege. McHenry resident Abel Aguirre, 45, faces four felony theft charges and six felony …
  • Cruise line agrees to pay largest penalty ever for deliberate ocean pollution 01 Dec 2016 17:32 NJ.com WASHINGTON--Princess Cruise Lines has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with the illegal dumping of oil from one of its cruise ships and will pay $40 million in penalties--the largest ever involving an act of deliberate vessel …
  • ASIS International Makes Enterprise Security Risk Management a Global Strategic Priority 30 Nov 2016 21:48 MarketWatch.com Nov 30, 2016 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Commission established to incorporate ESRM into all ASIS programs and services ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwired - November 30, 2016) - ASIS International (ASIS), the leading association for security management …
  • Paver sentenced for stealing from 97-year-old 29 Nov 2016 23:26 www.wcpo.com HAMILTON, Ohio -- At 97, Mary Jane Davis doesn't have money to throw away. That's why she appreciates getting back the $3,490 she paid for incomplete work on her driveway. James Boswell Sr., a man old enough to be Davis' son, had to pay Davis …
  • The sex abuse case against Father Anthony J. Cipolla 28 Nov 2016 21:11 Renew America The sex abuse case against Father Anthony J. Cipolla By Randy Engel Introduction On the morning of Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the former Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Roman Catholic priest, Father Anthony Joseph Cipolla, 73, died of a cardiac arrhythmia before …
  • Utah businessman sentenced to prison for posing as Mormon official to dupe companies 28 Nov 2016 17:35 The Salt Lake Tribune Witnesses testified at a June preliminary hearing that the men impersonated church officials, including Gary Stevenson, the then-presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and made up excuses when the project was delayed and …
  • 150pc increase in MPs’ salaries ‘a white-collar crime’ 26 Nov 2016 01:53 Nation KARACHI - A lavish increase of 150 percent in the salaries of lawmakers is an act of the ruling elite to rub salt into the wounds of the poor Pakistanis and it can be described as a white collar crime of the rulers, says Pasban-e-Pakistan President Altaf …
  • White-collar crime in the eyes of US courts 26 Nov 2016 00:27 Business Recorder Home » Articles & Letters » Articles The term white-collar crime represents a non-violent crime usually involving cheating or dishonesty in commercial matters and includes fraud, embezzlement and insider trading. It is a crime committed by a person of …

State Crime

  • Jayalalithaa's Health Rumours That Travelled Faster Than Truth 05 Dec 2016 07:23 CNN-IBN New Delhi: Ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who suffered cardiac arrest on Sunday, has been subjected to countless rumours and speculation since she was admitted to Chennai's Apollo Hospitals for treatment of fever and dehydration on …
  • Regional crime 'pressure points' in sights 05 Dec 2016 06:55 The Advertiser New police resourcing model to address 'genuine fear' felt in some parts of regional Victoria. A new Victorian-first staff allocation model for police will be critical in addressing significant crime “pressure points” in regional Victoria, the …
  • UALR Student Asks: Web Privacy — Do You Care? 05 Dec 2016 06:49 Arkansas Business The impact of technology on privacy is often covered in the media, but how aware of privacy issues are we, especially when it comes to how our information is shared online and on social media? A doctoral student at the University of Arkansas at Little …
  • Victoria youth crime: Statistics raise questions about calls to deport youth offenders 05 Dec 2016 04:07 ABC.net.au Updated December 05, 2016 13:40:43 Youth crime has been a hot topic in Victoria recently, with regular stories of violent carjackings, aggravated burglaries and riots in youth justice facilities. Commentators have linked a recent spate of crimes to the …
  • ‘Fox hoaxes should be a crime’ 05 Dec 2016 04:05 Weekly Times Now The Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) is investigating all the circumstances surrounding a fox carcass that was reported to the Department by a member of the public on Sunday. THE Tasmanian Government is being urged …
  • Nine Things Obama Could Do Before Leaving Office to Reveal the Nature of the National Security State 05 Dec 2016 03:01 Alternet President Barack Obama talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to congratulate him and the Iraqi people on the approval of a new Iraqi government during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sept. 8, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) …
  • Sac State graduate among missing in Oakland warehouse fire that has claimed at least 33 05 Dec 2016 02:26 The Sacramento Bee Firefighters sifted painstakingly through the ashes and rubble of an Oakland warehouse Sunday, looking for the remains of those still missing in one of the deadliest structure fires in recent U.S. history. Authorities said 33 bodies had been discovered in …
  • 'Fagin's Law' to target Australian crime 05 Dec 2016 01:13 BBC Image caption Actor Timothy Spall as Fagin in the 2007 miniseries Oliver Twist Adults who groom children into committing crimes will face up to 10 years in jail under proposed new laws in Australia. The so-called Fagin's Law would target those " …
  • 'Fagin's Law' to target crime ringleaders in Australia 05 Dec 2016 01:00 BBC Image caption Actor Timothy Spall as Fagin in the 2007 miniseries Oliver Twist Adults who groom children into committing crimes will face up to 10 years in jail under proposed new laws in Australia. The so-called Fagin's Law would target those " …
  • Texas Muslim group calls for hate crime investigation 05 Dec 2016 00:50 Houston Chronicle A Google Maps Street View of ZaZa Bar & Bites in Galveston. A Google Maps Street View of ZaZa Bar & Bites in Galveston. Photo: Google Maps     Photo: AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images San Jose State University student Esra …

Environmental Crime

Critical Theory

  • Multiculturalism and the Fight for America’s National Identity 23 Nov 2016 23:23 The Heritage Foundation By Mike Gonzalez Multiculturalism is a threat to our freedom, not a benign model for mutual respect. It is concerned with one culture, the West, and particularly with America, which it wants to alter dramatically. Constitutional republicanism as we know …
  • 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 …
  • Grand Hotel Abyss: The Lives of the Frankfurt School – review 18 Sep 2016 09:25 The Guardian A fractious Europe, a failing currency, a challenged economy, populist parties on the rise, a divided left, migration from the east, an atmosphere of fear combined with social and sexual liberalism. The parallels between Britain today and Germany in the …
  • Hermine spares much of East Coast 05 Sep 2016 19:59 Video Games UK & Ireland Yahoo Mathew E: Obama is a lot worse than that I am afraid, he is a Cultural Marxist. Cultural Marxism: What is it and how is it destroying the moral and intellectual foundations of our Western Civilisation: By Linda Kimball There are two misconceptions held by …
  • Does Chinese Civilization Come From Ancient Egypt? 02 Sep 2016 13:40 Foreign Policy On a cool Sunday evening in March, a geochemist named Sun Weidong gave a public lecture to an audience of laymen, students, and professors at the University of Science and Technology in Hefei, the capital city of the landlocked province of Anhui in …
  • Marguerite Duras: A Sublime Passion 24 Aug 2016 14:22 PopMatters Marguerite Duras, the prolific and acclaimed French novelist, filmmaker, playwright, journalist, and woman of letters, died in 1996. But her rich legacy continues to grow. The woman who produced such award-winning works as The Lover and Hiroshima Mon …
  • Wild Democracy: A Biodiversity of Resistance and Renewal 22 Aug 2016 14:10 Energy Bulletin   1. Introduction   With characteristic insight, the great American philosopher, John Dewey, once wrote: ‘Every generation has to accomplish democracy over again for itself.’[1] His point was that, at each moment in history, citizens and nations …