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Criminology

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

Critical Criminology

Crime Theory

  • A business built on right-wing disinformation 22 Aug 2019 04:03 Seattle Times Each day, in an office outside Phoenix, a team of young writers and editors curates reality. In the America presented on their news and opinion website, WesternJournal.com, tradition-minded patriots face ceaseless assault by anti-Christian bigots, diseased …
  • The case of Dorothy's stolen ruby slippers. Yeah, THAT Dorothy 21 Aug 2019 13:43 Jewish World Review On a rainy afternoon in September 2018, the FBI gathered national media in its Minnesota headquarters for an important announcement. Jill Sanborn, special agent in charge of the Minneapolis division, stood in front of a packed room and said, "We' …
  • The Promise and Pitfalls of Universal Background Checks 14 Aug 2019 14:08 Yahoo News Much as we did after Sandy Hook, we find ourselves debating background checks in the wake of killings that would not have been prevented by one. More than 60,000 Americans died by gun homicide between 2013 and 2017, but our attention is drawn only to the …
  • Stetson professor fact-checks Trump on video games-violence link 07 Aug 2019 12:19 Daytona Beach News Journal Through his research over 15 years, Stetson University psychology professor Chris Ferguson finds no link between violence, and video games. On Monday, President Donald Trump referenced "gruesome and grisly video games" in addressing last weekend…
  • The GOP has openly become the party of racism, white supremacy, and nationalism 04 Aug 2019 17:53 Daily Kos The reporting is that Trump only attacked Rep. Elijah Cummings because he had issued a subpoena for his daughter Ivanka’s emails, since she and husband (and Trump adviser) Jared Kushner have been both been using a private Trump email server while working …
  • Trump made 61 false claims last week 23 Jul 2019 17:37 CNN.com Why do this? Because facts matter. Whatever voters think of the President, they should know when he is deceiving them -- and they should know the truth that is being obscured by the deception.Every week, we'll give you a weekly tally of the previous …
  • University of Warwick: Can the EU develop a truly comprehensive anti-corruption policy? 23 Jul 2019 09:38 Science|Business A new book by Dr Andi Hoxhaj from the University of Warwick School of Law offers fresh insights into EU anti-corruption policy with a particular focus on the EU Anti-Corruption Report of 2014, and argues that recent changes in approach may put the EU’s …
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Dems on an incendiary week 20 Jul 2019 12:23 Washington Times WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn’t make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of color hate America. The episode roiled …
  • ‘Technological Feat’ Of Research On Old Tissue Serves Up Evidence HIV Started Infecting Humans In Early 1900s 16 Jul 2019 19:25 kaiserhealthnews.org Scientists at the University of Arizona examined a tissue sample that dates back to the 1960s, the oldest sample of HIV to date, and concluded the virus jumped from primates earlier than expected. The researchers tested 1,652 pathology samples and found …
  • Suspending Chris Williamson - The Fury And The Fakery 08 Jul 2019 04:34 Scoop See the original on Media Lens June 26, the Labour Party lifted the suspension of pro-Corbyn MP Chris Williamson, triggering a maximum effort propaganda blitz designed to reverse the decision. Williamson had been suspended on February 27, after footage …

Black Lives Matter

  • Ex-GOP lawmaker challenging Trump 26 Aug 2019 07:52 Arkansas Democrat Gazette WASHINGTON -- Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite, announced Sunday that he will challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 primary, becoming the second Republican to wage a bid against the president. Walsh, a talk-radio host, …
  • NYC Mayor Heckled in Town Hall Over Eric Garner Case 26 Aug 2019 04:59 NBC New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was heckled on Sunday at a town hall meeting for his presidential bid over his administration's response to the Eric Garner case.  De Blasio had just answered a question in which he said Garner shouldn't have died and " …
  • CNN town halls with Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio: Live updates - CNN 26 Aug 2019 01:14 Google New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, during a contentious answer that drew shouts from at least one audience member, said Sunday that the death of Eric Garner at the hands of officer Daniel Pantaleo in 2014 taught him that the city “had to do pretty much …
  • Former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh To Challenge Trump In GOP Primary 25 Aug 2019 22:59 Politics Daily Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) announced Sunday that he’s running a primary campaign against Donald Trump, hoping to unseat the president as the GOP’s 2020 nominee. He is the second Republican to wage what will be a long-shot challenge to Trump, joining …
  • Florida Man Who Fatally Shot Black Man During Parking Dispute Found Guilty 25 Aug 2019 22:57 Politics Daily A white man who cited Florida’s “stand your ground” self-defense law after fatally shooting a Black man during a dispute over a parking space last year has been convicted of manslaughter. Jurors in Clearwater, located roughly 25 miles west of Tampa, …
  • How an Oregon murder trial reflected the true face of America 25 Aug 2019 21:54 Independent Portlanders have a saying: ‘Keep Portland weird’.  They celebrate their idiosyncrasies. But what drew me to the city didn’t fit with the quirks and irony I’d heard about. I was in Portland because of a killing. The death of Larnell Bruce Jr got a lot of …
  • 'Black Hole': Prosecutors Probing Allegations Of Punitive Psychiatric Treatment In Siberian Prison 25 Aug 2019 20:12 Radio Free Europe - Radio Liberty TYUMEN, Russia -- On February 14, Igor Sovchuk, a prisoner at prison IK-6 in the city of Tyumen, Siberia, complained repeatedly of a headache. After being told repeatedly to shut up, the guards finally agreed to take him to the medical unit. He was given …
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren's worst lie 25 Aug 2019 20:05 Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has again apologized — sort of — for lying about being an American Indian back when it helped advance her academic legal career. At a Native American presidential forum in Sioux City, Iowa last Monday, the …
  • Opinion: Joe Walsh and the Mooch help the anti-Trump cause 25 Aug 2019 19:51 Mace and Crown And, in the case of Walsh, his record is far worse. This is a guy who trafficked in birtherism, called former President Barack Obama "a Muslim," and tweeted in 2016, "Watch out black lives matter punks. Real America is coming after you.…
  • THE FORTRESS: PROBATE COURTS ENRICH GUARDIANS, CONSERVATORS, TAKE HOMES, LIBERTIES, LIVES OF WARDS 25 Aug 2019 19:36 Voice of Detroit PROTESTERS OUTSIDE AG NESSEL’S OFFICE MAY 25, 2019  Photo: Christine Abood A Michigan court tasked with protecting its most vulnerable citizens has become home to a roiling controversy charging abuse, exploitation, robbery and neglect. Part One of Five: …

Gender and Crime

  • OP-ED: Defy injustice – and invoke the courage to dance with your fear 01 Aug 2019 20:40 News This is an edited version of the Inaugural Lecture on Insubordinate Leadership hosted by UCT’s KJP Leadership Institute and the Poverty and Inequality Institute. This inaugural lecture honours our insubordinate ancestors – the 20,000 women of 1956 who …
  • Why Rapists Must Get Capital Purnishment – Bunmi Dipo-Salami 15 Jul 2019 15:44 Nigerian Current Bunmi Dipo-Salami is the Executive Director, BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights a fledgling human rights organisation in the vanguard of fighting the rights of women and girl child. In this interview, the woman activist, worried and alarmed by the seemingly …
  • The misogynists might finally learn to behave if their actions are outlawed | Catherine Bennett 14 Jul 2019 06:31 News A n exceptionally abundant glut of sexual harassment news may have overshadowed a significant victory for students at Warwick University, which, thanks to its administration’s complacency over sexist abuse, has come to occupy a prominent place in the …
  • Eve Ensler on Donald Trump, rape culture and the "unreckoned history" of America 11 Jul 2019 13:11 Salon Rape culture is both a noun and a verb. Rape culture is a society and environment in which rape and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls are made to seem normal. This is done through language and the images circulated by the media and …
  • Reuben Abati: Rape and the Senior Pastor of COZA 06 Jul 2019 08:09 Y Naija COZA is the acronym of a church in Abuja, Nigeria, known as the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly. It is one of those Pentecostal churches that dot every street of Nigeria where the Pastors claim to have a direct phone line to God, and are majorly regarded by …
  • Prisons: As always, the 'lock 'em up' lobby will prevail 02 Jul 2019 22:09 Age Geoffrey Galbraith, Beechworth Take a broad approach to reduce prison numbers It would seem there are four components to reducing recidivism (45per cent nationally). One, prevention: reducing the risk factors includes attention to education, poverty …
  • Rape and the Senior Pastor of COZA 02 Jul 2019 01:21 This Day TUESDAY WITH REUBEN ABATI COZA is the acronym of a church in Abuja, Nigeria, known as the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly. It is one of those Pentecostal churches that dot every street of Nigeria where the Pastors claim to have a direct phone line to God, …
  • 10 Things We Learned About 2020 From the Democratic Debates 28 Jun 2019 15:36 Yahoo News Over two nights in Miami, the top 20 Democratic contenders squared off in the first major tussle of the 2020 presidential campaign, debating everything from health care policy and immigration to climate solutions and geopolitical challenges. Here are 10 of …
  • Rudy was Trump, and Trump is Rudy: How NYC in the Central Park Five years shaped history 23 Jun 2019 18:38 Salon Running on a platform of overt racial division and culture-war politics — and aggressively demonizing the most vulnerable members of society — a white male Republican wins a hotly disputed election, in defiance of all conventional wisdom and a rapidly …
  • Returning from the Land of Jihad: The Fate of Women Associated with Boko Haram 21 Jun 2019 18:32 Nigerian Voice Women are streaming home from Boko Haram’s domain in north-eastern Nigeria, some having escaped captivity and others having left jihadist husbands behind. The state should safeguard these women from abuse, so that they stay in government-held areas and …

Prison Privatization

  • Inmates: Problems persist in Michigan prison kitchens 16 Aug 2019 19:32 Metro Times Michigan’s experiment with privatized food service came to its overdue conclusion this year when the Michigan Department of Corrections ended its contract with food service giant Trinity and rehired union staff to run the kitchen. Some of the most dramatic …
  • Judge will hear prisoners’ appeals after US attorney’s office in Kan. found in contempt 15 Aug 2019 22:35 KVGB By CHRIS HAXEL , Kansas News Service A federal judge is holding the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas in contempt in connection with a burgeoning scandal involving recordings of confidential conversations between criminal defendants and their attorneys at a …
  • Eddie Ellis: Prison Reform Visionary 06 Aug 2019 01:44 Our Time Press We interviewed the late Eddie Ellis at his 125th Street office in Harlem in 1997. At the time, Mr. Ellis was President of the Community Justice Center, Inc., an anti-crime research, education, and advocacy organization.  Before he passed on July 24, 2014, …
  • Private prisons play a constructive role 04 Aug 2019 06:20 Gaston Gazette The profitability of private corrections companies can be seen as a symptom of broken local, state and federal corrections systems across the United States, which spent decades placing too many people in jail for too long periods of time. While some recent …
  • Privatization is part of the problem 04 Aug 2019 06:20 Gaston Gazette On the 2020 presidential campaign trail, calls for criminal justice reform have become a consistent talking point, and for good reason. The United States incarcerates more people than any country on Earth. Ending mass incarceration is a rallying cry of …
  • Pro-Con debate: Private prisons have important role to play 26 Jul 2019 20:36 www.recordnet.com The profitability of private corrections companies can be seen as a symptom of broken local, state and federal corrections systems across the United States, which spent decades placing too many people in jail for too long periods of time. While some recent …
  • Pro-Con debate: Private prisons are one part of the problem 26 Jul 2019 20:36 www.recordnet.com On the 2020 presidential campaign trail, calls for criminal justice reform have become a consistent talking point and for good reason. The United States incarcerates more people than any country on earth. Ending mass incarceration is a rallying cry of …
  • What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis 17 Jul 2019 06:58 The Washington Post By Nic Querolo | Bloomberg July 17 at 2:47 AM Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for …
  • Don’t Penalize Private Prisons for Scourge of Mass Incarceration 12 Jul 2019 12:55 New York Observer There’s little evidence that prisoners are even worse off in private prisons versus their government-run counterparts. John Moore/Getty Images At the end of July, 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls will once again jockey to prove their progressive …
  • Paul Krugman drops the mic on Trump and his pals for profiting from the atrocities he creates 09 Jul 2019 14:41 Raw Story In an uncompromising column for the New York Times, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman accused Donald Trump and his enablers of personally profiting from the “atrocities” that are the end result of the president’s own policies. Posing the question, …

Prison Abolition

  • You Have the Right to Be Brilliant: Dr. Angela Davis 20 Aug 2019 19:18 Papermag All Introductions by: Know Your Rights Camp members Miabelle Bocicault, Dr. Ameer Hasan Loggins, Dr. Christopher Petrella Dr. Angela Davis' brilliance is politics in motion. Active in the struggle for Black liberation for over 50 years, Dr. Davis has …
  • Kashmir turned into giant prison camp: Arundhati Roy 15 Aug 2019 21:28 The Express Tribune Suppor­t for India's positi­on fleeti­ng among top public­ations in Englis­h-speaki­ng world KARACHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reasoning for his attack on Kashmir’s constitutional status may have fed right into his Hindu nationalist base, …
  • A modest proposal for the abolition of slavery in America in the 21st century 15 Aug 2019 19:48 San Francisco Bay View by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson, Minister of Defense, New Afrikan Black Panther Party (Written in 2006*) – “Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period and pursued …
  • The 15 Best Ways to Make a Difference in Portland this Week: August 15-28 14 Aug 2019 22:24 AltWeeklies.com Wed Aug 21: 11th Annual Pink Party Planned Parenthood THURSDAY, AUGUST 15 Setting the Table: A Better Tomorrow for Portland’s Youth Every month, local news website Bridgeliner brings together community leaders for panel discussions and conversations around …
  • The American Boycott’s Abolitionist Roots 14 Aug 2019 21:18 The Nation Lucretia Mott painted by Joseph Kyle in 1842. (National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Alan Valentine) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more from The …
  • Bail and the bigger picture in Dane County 09 Aug 2019 03:16 WORT The fight against mass incarceration is a fight to fundamentally challenge the assumptions that drive our systems of policing, jails, and prisons in America. It’s also a fight against the practice of cash bail, and there are several groups in Madison who …
  • Yara Shahidi: ‘I’ll put my career on the line to talk politics’ 04 Aug 2019 12:12 The Guardian When Yara Shahidi was a little girl, she ran out of history books to read at school. This was before she had starred opposite Eddie Murphy or Angelina Jolie, before her sitcom roles, when her show business career was limited to a few commercials and …
  • Silence Speaking Volumes: Artists Confront the Culture of Incarceration 01 Aug 2019 19:50 International Herald Tribune Two men sit across the table in a barren visiting room. One is straight-backed and impassive, the other slumped and absent. A third man comes in, raises the slouching one up, places the pair’s hands into a clasp and angles their heads so they look at each …
  • Harvard Students Are Demanding More Than Divestment From Prison Profiteers 26 Jul 2019 20:30 The Nation Graduating students call on Harvard to divest from prisons in May 2019. (Reuters / Brian Snyder) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest …
  • The critical, overlooked history of WA's prison abolition movement 12 Jul 2019 12:00 Crosscut Isolated and embattled, abolitionists nonetheless carried on. Throughout the closing decades of the 20th century, abolitionists and their allies remained focused on protecting human rights for incarcerated people, particularly those already marginalized by …

Corporate Crime

  • Popular misconceptions about the internet, social media, and their impact on politics 26 Aug 2019 08:07 Bulatlat Wireless communication. What this concept hides is the use of massive manual labor in building the infrastructures that make wireless technologies possible. Workers are the unsung and underpaid heroes of the digital age because of their crucial role in …
  • New cops for the Northern Rivers 26 Aug 2019 06:46 Echo New police officers have joined teams in Tweed/Byron, Richmond and Coffs Harbour districts. Photo NSW Police Police say they have teamed up with Crime Stoppers for a New South Wales campaign targeting rural crime. They say four main areas of concern …
  • People concerned over Dollar General robberies in the Pee Dee 26 Aug 2019 02:39 WBTW LAMAR, SC (WBTW) – The Lamar police department is still investigating an attempted armed robbery that happened last Sunday at a dollar general, leaving one person injured. People in the community are still shaken up. “The business was closed, there was …
  • OPINIONISTA: For Prasa top brass, that gravy train is always right on time 26 Aug 2019 00:08 News The large, shiny black Mercedes Benz S600, with its tinted windows, was parked behind the orange-coloured cone in the no-parking zone in front of the main entrance of Prasa House. Inside the vehicle sat two men wearing black suits, black ties and white …
  • CWC dealt with over 4,000 cases of child rights violations in the past five years 25 Aug 2019 23:27 The Hindu The Gurugram Child Welfare Committee (CWC) has dealt with as many as 4,482 cases of child rights violations over the past five years, including 700-odd cases of child abuse under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the highest in …
  • Trump is ignorant, but he’s not stupid 25 Aug 2019 22:29 Florida Courier President Trump is many things. He is ignorant; probably the most ignorant president ever elected. He is disinterested. He is racist, a liar, sexist, misogynist, anti-Muslim, homophobic and many other things.  The one thing he is not is stupid. He clearly …
  • Nicholas Kristof: Seattle finds a new way to fight drug addiction 25 Aug 2019 20:02 Now Salt Lake Seattle • On gritty streets where heroin, fentanyl and meth stride like Death Eaters, where for decades both drugs and the war on drugs have wrecked lives, the city of Seattle is pioneering a bold approach to narcotics that should be a model for America. …
  • Analysis: Banning cash so you pay the bank to hold your money is what the IMF wants 25 Aug 2019 18:59 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Posted August 26, 2019 04:41:28 As the Federal Government moves to ban cash transactions above $10,000, there's a theory gaining traction that the real motive for the cash ban isn't the so-called "black economy", but rather, to give …
  • Police claimiming success in locations under states of emergency 25 Aug 2019 18:45 Radio Jamaica The Police High Command says it is making progress in crime control in the communities covered by the states of emergency in the western parishes of Westmoreland, Hanover, and St James, and in the St Andrew South police division, in the Corporate Area. …
  • Warrior brewer: Mike Chiltern is all chips in with his White Plains brewery and event space 25 Aug 2019 15:31 Fairfield County Business Journal Mike Chiltern talks with a customer at Wolf & Warrior. Photo by Bob Rozycki. Mike Chiltern says if you want the absolute freshest beer served to you in White Plains come over to his place — Wolf & Warrior on East Post Road. And why does he say he …

White Collar Crime

  • Klobuchar's prosecutor past, once an asset, puts her on the defensive 26 Aug 2019 06:30 Star Tribune Sen. Amy Klobuchar used a well-worn phrase midway through her snowy presidential campaign launch in February, vowing to do the job “without fear or favor” the same way she had earlier “as a prosecutor.” She used the same words in her 2015 autobiography to …
  • Drug Dealers Swapping Down To Old Cellphones To Stay One Step Ahead In The 'Tech Arms Race' 26 Aug 2019 03:37 Techdirt. The unconstitutionality of SCA 18 U.S.C. 2703 (d)... Greetings! Notwithstanding the fact that there is much good that can come from the legitimate (warrant based on probable cause) acquisition of Cell Site Location Information (stored/historical or …
  • Imran Khan orders nationwide... 25 Aug 2019 05:34 Khaleej Times All officers were directed to submit the report by September 30. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered all deputy commissioners and heads of development authorities to launch a nationwide crackdown against benami assets. According to a circular …
  • Usher and Adam Lambert among celebrities ‘burgled in US$500 000 scam’ in LA 24 Aug 2019 07:55 Financial Gazette Stars including singers Usher and Adam Lambert were targeted in a burglary scam in Los Angeles, according to prosecutors in the US. Open house events were used to target celebrities’ homes and other residences between 2016 and 2018, the LA County district …
  • Imran Khan orders nationwide crackdown on benami... 24 Aug 2019 04:42 Khaleej Times All officers were directed to submit the report by September 30. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered all deputy commissioners and heads of development authorities to launch a nationwide crackdown against benami assets. According to a circular …
  • Imran orders crackdown on benami assets 24 Aug 2019 04:19 Can India News Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered all deputy commissioners and heads of development authorities to launch a nationwide crackdown against benami assets. According to a circular issued by Khan on Friday to provincial …
  • YouTube the latest provider to back away from scripted TV shows 24 Aug 2019 01:15 Henderson View To the surprise of no one with even a passing knowledge of YouTube, its users haven’t seemed all that interested in paying for original content. Some might even call it karma, considering the site has become a repository of free movies and TV episodes in …
  • PM orders crackdown on benami assets 23 Aug 2019 18:22 The Express Tribune All deputy commis­sioner­s have been tasked with identi­fying benami proper­ties in their areas ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered all deputy commissioners and heads of development authorities to launch a nationwide crackdown against benami …
  • As China pushes in, Hong Kong’s first ethnic minority social worker wants a future for everyone 23 Aug 2019 10:06 Los Angeles Times Jeffrey Andrews’ head bobbed up and down as he briskly weaved through the crowds, his bright red cap like a lighthouse in the mist. The 33-year-old waved at the 30 students trailing him, calling in Cantonese: “We’re walking at Hong Kong pace!” Some of the …
  • Beverly Hills Realtor, Alleged Accomplice Charged With Burglarizing Celebrity Homes 23 Aug 2019 05:45 KCAL BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office has charged a Beverly Hills realtor with burglarizing celebrity homes. Realtor Jason Emil Yaselli, 32, was charged with an alleged accomplice, identified as Benjamin Eitan Ackerman, 33. The …

State Crime

  • Call for hate-crime law growing louder in state 26 Aug 2019 07:52 Arkansas Democrat Gazette Long before a mass shooting killed 22 people at a Walmart in Texas, the threat of white supremacy was well known in neighboring Arkansas, where extremist groups over the decades have made their homes in the mountains and dense woods of the state's …
  • State Library sexual assault victim pleads for help to identify attacker 26 Aug 2019 05:06 Sydney Morning Herald "We chatted for a bit, he asked me if I wanted a massage but then proceeded to grope me," the victim said. "It was super, super uncomfortable." The man was described as being of Indian sub-continental appearance, aged in his mid-20s to …
  • Sheriff's office: Body found in Frenchtown field 26 Aug 2019 05:05 Fairfield Sun Times Authorities are investigating after a body was found near the old Smurfit-Stone mill site near Frenchtown Saturday night, according to a Facebook post by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office.  Deputies responded at 8:30 p.m. to a call that a body had …
  • Man found dead in Canyon Ferry Reservoir on Sunday afternoon 26 Aug 2019 05:05 Fairfield Sun Times A body was found floating in Canyon Ferry Reservoir early Sunday afternoon. Lewis and Clark County Undersheriff Jason Grimmis said the deceased adult male was discovered by a local fisherman around noon. Authorities are attempting to locate next of kin. …
  • 'I don't want it to happen to anyone else': victim of State Library sexual assault pleads for info 26 Aug 2019 04:03 Age Confident and friendly, he asked her questions like what she was up to, where she was from and what she'd been doing that night, police said. The man is perceived to be of Indian sub-continental appearance, aged in his mid-20s to early 30s with a solid …
  • Prosecutors: Man who fatally shot Maurice Grimes believed he was responsible for a burglary 26 Aug 2019 03:32 WITI Please enable Javascript to watch this video MILWAUKEE -- Charges were filed Friday, Aug. 23 against Jamon Washington, 23, of Milwaukee, facing one count of first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon for the shooting death of Maurice …
  • Woman stole $2.3 million from a local business; now the state wants a cut of the victims’ stolen money 26 Aug 2019 01:03 KBLY Courtesy Val and Dyle Erickson | Courtesy photo IDAHO FALLS — Val and Dyle Erickson just want their money back. They’ve already been the victims of theft and now they say the State of Idaho wants to take a large portion of the money they are owed in …
  • Man sought after woman sexually assaulted outside State Library 25 Aug 2019 21:42 Sydney Morning Herald Police say he then told the woman he had to catch a train from Melbourne Central station and left the scene. Detectives from the Melbourne Sexual Offences and Child Abuse investigation team are investigating the incident and have released CCTV images of a …
  • Sheriff's Office Investigating Body Found near Frenchtown 25 Aug 2019 19:45 KGVO The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the discovery of a body near the old Smurfitt-Stone Mill near Frenchtown at about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. Public Information Officer Brenda Bassett said on Sunday morning that due to poor …
  • Are Southmost tacos best in state? 25 Aug 2019 18:04 Brownsville Herald If José R. Ralat is correct about the effect of tacos on humans, Brownsville’s Southmost neighborhood must be one of the happiest and chattiest places on earth. Ralat, described by the New York Times as “an expert on the folklore of tacos,” spotlights the …

Environmental Crime

  • Trump wrong about Dems, census, citizenship 15 Jul 2019 04:29 Washington Times WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is spreading falsehoods on issues of race, immigration and American-ness, exhorting four non-white female lawmakers to “go back” to where they came from and crying foul over his failed bid to add a citizenship …
  • The Koch Brothers and the Tar-Sands 09 Jul 2019 01:50 Canadian Dimension John McMurtry   Canadian Business, Canadian Politics   July 8, 2019 Big Lies and Ecocide in Canada As we know, big lies can run free across borders with few people joining the dots. For example, no media has been reporting that China’s growing dispute with …
  • Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret 17 Jun 2019 06:55 The Guardian What happens to your plastic after you drop it in a recycling bin? According to promotional materials from America’s plastics industry, it is whisked off to a factory where it is seamlessly transformed into something new. linker This is not the experience …
  • Ghana marks World Environment Day. 07 Jun 2019 05:55 Ghanaian Times Instituted by the United Nations (UN) in 1974, it is celebrated on June 5every year to promote awareness and action for the protection of the environment. It has, thus become the UN’s flagship platform for campaigning on emerging environmental issues from …
  • Mines & Energy Minister Rallies Liberian to Take Pragmatic Steps in Tackling Air Pollution - Front Page Africa 07 Jun 2019 05:18 Liberian Times Liberia’s Environmental Protection Agency celebrates 2019 World Environment Day with colorful activities that commence with a grand march and culminated with an indoor program attended by cross-section of stakeholders including policymakers and students …
  • Can we arm the nation without harming our own? 24 May 2019 13:26 National Catholic Reporter Dust rising from demolition work can be seen at the old Kansas City Plant site in south Kansas City, Missouri, pictured May 16, 2019. (NCR photo/Toni-Ann Ortiz) Editor's note: As the government invests in the modernization of the U.S. nuclear …
  • Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US 21 May 2019 12:23 The Guardian A total of 1.6 million Americans live next to the most polluting incinerators in the country, with lower-income and minority communities exposed to the vast majority of pollution coming from these waste-burning plants. The burning of household and …
  • How a lawyer, a lobbyist and a legislator waged war on an... 24 Apr 2019 18:06 SF Gate Keisha Brown sits outside her home in Birmingham, Ala. Brown has respiratory problems that she attributes to the level of pollution in her area. Keisha Brown sits outside her home in Birmingham, Ala. Brown has respiratory problems that she attributes to …
  • The betrayal: How a lawyer, a lobbyist and a legislator waged war on an Alabama Superfund cleanup 24 Apr 2019 15:41 The Washington Post BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In autumn of 2013, a senior executive from a powerful coal company and a lawyer from one of the state’s most influential firms hashed out a strategy for avoiding a serious — and expensive — problem. The Environmental Protection Agency …
  • The future of all life: Indigenous sovereignty and the Fukushima nuclear disaster 06 Mar 2019 00:40 San Francisco Bay View by Harun Minhaj In 2011, an unprecedented series of die-offs began to strike dead hundreds of millions of sea creatures in the northern Pacific Ocean. As one sailor who frequently travels the Pacific remarked in October of 2013: “I’ve done a lot of miles …

Critical Theory

  • How whites became pariahs in academia 13 Aug 2019 09:11 The American Thinker Likely you've never heard of Noel Ignatiev, yet he's been influential in much of what is going on in culture and politics today.  A left-wing Jewish American author and historian, Ignatiev has been one of the main voices in helping shape and direct …
  • Socialism and Democratic World Law Will Promote the Self-Act 30 Jul 2019 21:23 OpEdNews Socialism and Democratic World Law Will Promote the Self-Actualization of Everyone Professor Glen T. Martin is the President of the World Constitution and Parliament Association, which is the organization that drafted the Earth Constitution, which is an …
  • The Dilemma of Vladimir Lenin 02 Jul 2019 03:44 Op Ed News From Truthdig Chris Hedges gave this talk Friday at Left Forum in New York City. Vladimir Lenin has two legacies. One is the brilliant revolutionary tactician. The second is Lenin the New Czar. He was, ironically, Russia's most fervent champion of the …
  • Mohler takes issue with resolution on Critical Race Theory 25 Jun 2019 23:22 Pathway EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is an excerpt from the June 14th edition of The Briefing podcast by Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Al Mohler. BIRMINGHAM – This year the convention adopted several resolutions, but the most controversial in …
  • Interview Sara Salem 24 Jun 2019 19:09 Africa News Sara Salem is an Assistant Professor in Sociology at the London School of Economics. Sara's research interests include political sociology, postcolonial studies, Marxist theory, feminist theory, and global histories of empire and imperialism. She is …
  • The evolution of a resolution 21 Jun 2019 18:01 One News Now A controversial resolution passed in the closing moments of last week's annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention continues to roil discussion among members of America's largest Protestant denomination. Some are taking issue with the way it …
  • Pastor: Identity politics, Marxism basis of So. Baptist resolution 17 Jun 2019 16:01 One News Now The Southern Baptist Convention passed a resolution last week that one pastor says alludes to a Marxist ideology as a complement to biblical solutions to racism and other cultural ills. Last Wednesday, "Resolution #9 – On Critical Race Theory and …
  • 'Mayor Pete' is Gramsci's perfect socialist vehicle for cultural destruction 21 May 2019 13:10 The American Thinker In a significant way, "Mayor Pete" Buttigieg is the embodiment of his father Joseph — and, by extension, Antonio Gramsci. Buttigieg Senior was a professor of critical theory and the relationship between culture and politics at Notre Dame …
  • Paul Mason: The manifesto of a Marxist snowflake 07 May 2019 04:22 Irish Times Paul Mason is a snowflake and proud of it. Not just that but a Marxist, antifascist snowflake. “As a journalist I have always been trained to speak and write in clear, Anglo-Saxon, concrete words,” he declares in his broad Lancashire accent. “The allure of …
  • In Brazil, a Hostility to Academe 06 May 2019 07:47 Inside Higher Ed First, they announced they were considering withdrawing funding from sociology and philosophy programs. Writing on Twitter a week ago Friday, Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro said, “the goal is to focus on areas that will have immediate return …

Vegan Criminology

  • Man accused of poisoning neighborhood cats with anti-freeze 26 Aug 2019 07:14 Gazette Colorado Springs FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KKTV) - A man accused of using anti-freeze to poison cats in his neighborhood is facing a felony charges for the crime.  Court documents for Arthur Brown show he is facing a charge for animal cruelty. Animal Law Enforcement tells 11 News …
  • UP’s ‘CSI’ helps catch illegal wildlife traders 25 Aug 2019 23:42 INQUIRER.net ASSISTANCEThe environment department is working with the DNA Barcoding Laboratory of the University of the Philippines in monitoring the trade on wildlife. —Lyn Rillon When officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) learned …
  • Labour plans TOTAL ban on 'cruel and indefensible' importing of wild animal trophies to UK 25 Aug 2019 23:34 Charleston Daily Mail Labour plans TOTAL ban on 'cruel and indefensible' importing of wild animal trophies to UK The plan, to be unveiled on Monday, will form part of a new 'animal welfare manifesto' to be released later this week   The party will say it is …
  • Not all Republicans are neo-Nazis. But are they still evil for not fighting the neo-Nazis? 25 Aug 2019 16:49 Daily Kos There is danger in saying that “all Republicans” are bigots, because it’s clearly not true. It couldn’t possibly be true. It’s understandable that making such a broad and unfounded claim would clearly generate outrage and a backlash for the person making …
  • Your rights to time off if your pet dies explained 25 Aug 2019 12:22 Liverpool Echo We're a nation of animal lovers, with many families having a dog, cat or other treasured domestic pet. Pets become part of our family and it can be heartbreaking when they eventually pass away. This week a student lost her job after taking a day off to …
  • Paphos animal welfare charities feature in new UK documentary 25 Aug 2019 11:00 Cyprus Mail Two Paphos animal rescue shelters and a volunteer foster home feature in a new documentary put together by the Battersea Academy, part of the well-known Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London, to help raise awareness of animal welfare issues. The film …
  • MURPHY'S LAW: The Thousand Year Yak 25 Aug 2019 09:51 Strategy Page August 25, 2019: Chinese media has, since the 1960s, regularly featured stories of the harsh conditions soldiers face in Tibet and Xinjiang, the two western provinces that border the Himalayan and Pamir Mountains as well as the high-altitude borders with …
  • UK ‘is failing to protect wildlife habitats’, new EU report shows 25 Aug 2019 07:40 The Observer The UK is failing to meet its international obligations to protect its most important wildlife sites and vulnerable species, and now lags behind most other EU countries on key criteria, according to figures posted online by the European Environment Agency. …
  • Dog sentenced to death given chance to 'fight another day' 25 Aug 2019 07:25 CIVT A Vancouver dog scheduled for execution has been given a chance to have his case heard in the country's highest court. Punky – a four-year-old American cattle dog – was scheduled to be put down Friday, but an eleventh-hour decision has given his owner …
  • Were they poisoned? More wallabies found dead on sporting field 25 Aug 2019 06:00 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Posted August 25, 2019 15:36:22 The carcasses of more agile wallabies have been found in mysterious circumstances on a Cairns sporting field, taking the total number found there in the past week to more than 30. Key points: More than 30 dead wallabies have …