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  • Reflecting B(l)ack and moving forward: A legacy of a life well lived February 23, 2024 4:39 pm University of Manitoba February 23, 2024 —  My father, the late professor Lawrence Fitzroy Douglas, accepted a position in the department of sociology at the University of Manitoba in 1967. He was the first Black faculty member in the department and one of its four founding …
  • How a DNA technique to pin Bryan Kohberger as Idaho murder suspect could shape case law February 23, 2024 4:26 pm East Idaho News MOSCOW (Idaho Statesman) — What if Bryan Kohberger, the man charged with the University of Idaho student stabbings, helped lead police right to him? His own attorneys may raise the question — including at trial — in their efforts to defend him. Kohberger …
  • The Relationship Between Harsh Parenting and Smartphone Addiction Among Adolescents: Serial Mediating Role of Depression and Social Pain February 23, 2024 8:30 am Dove Medical Press Introduction According to the latest survey report of the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), adolescents account for a significant proportion of mobile internet users in China, reaching as high as 17.5%.1 With the increasing popularity of …
  • Top 6 Best Moments of the 20th Congressional Debate February 23, 2024 6:14 am KGET - California FRESNO, Calif. (KGPE) – For those who might have missed it, here are the best six moments from Thursday’s Central Valley Congressional Debate. Assemblymember Vince Fong (R), Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux (R), Marisa Wood (D), and Andy Morales (D), …
  • Voting ‘Yes’ on E Will Turn Fresno State Into a World Class University February 22, 2024 7:34 pm GV Wire - California Over the past two years, I’ve served as a volunteer on the Measure E Steering Committee, a group of a dozen people with broad business and civic experience. John Ostlund Opinion The election on March 5 will be our second attempt to pass Measure E.  In Fall …
  • Why probation and parole don’t work as advertised February 22, 2024 2:00 am Knowable Magazine Marcella Soto had four children by the time she was 22 and was on and off welfare during the years they were growing up. By 2018, she was working a government job in California when she was charged with six counts of welfare fraud. Unable to prove that she …
  • Becoming a Learning Organization for Recruitment February 21, 2024 9:23 pm Police Chief Magazine   Recruiting personnel is a continuous challenge for police organizations. Many U.S. state and local government employers identify policing positions as their most difficult to fill—more difficult than engineering, information technology, or firefighting …
  • The future of work and education February 21, 2024 8:18 pm The White Bear Press - Minnesota In an era where CEOs and industry leaders grapple with an emerging work landscape, we in education are at the crossroads of the present and future. As stewards of the next generation, our charge in White Bear Lake Area Schools is not merely to prepare …
  • Two Black moms say police won’t solve their children’s murders. A new study asks: is race to blame? February 21, 2024 7:15 pm The Guardian For nearly a decade, Nicole Gardner would tense up any time someone asked: “How many kids do you have?” Her daughter Ronique Gardner Williams was shot and killed in 2015 while riding in a car in Richmond, California. Seven years later, her eldest son, …
  • State-of-the-art skill building for the brass February 20, 2024 5:29 pm American Police Beat Magazine iStock.com/kasto80 According to the National Policing Institute, the paradigm of evidence-based policing (EBP) followed the concepts of evidence-based medicine (EBM), which was adopted as standard professional practice in the early 1990s. EBP involves …

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Gender and Crime

  • Church juggles delayed abuse allegation, pastor's 'tremendous growth' February 23, 2024 7:37 pm Indianapolis Star - Indiana Rosalyn and Keith Carlson felt proud as pastors at their church preached about the importance of taking a strong stand to support sexual abuse survivors. The message at Grace Church Noblesville called for swift action against abusers and healing aid for …
  • Why the Most Educated People in America Fall for Anti-Semitic Lies February 15, 2024 3:40 pm The Atlantic This article was featured in the One Story to Read Today newsletter. Sign up for it here. By now, December’s congressional hearing about anti-Semitism at universities, during which the presidents of Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and MIT all …
  • ‘Variety Confidential’ Revisits the Errol Flynn Trial That Became a Media Circus January 24, 2024 7:07 pm Variety After starring in the 1935 film “Captain Blood,” actor Errol Flynn became the big screen’s foremost swashbuckler. Seven years later, two underage girls accused the golden age movie star of statutory rape. In “When You’re A Star,” the sixth episode of …
  • Human Trafficking Prevention Needs A Public Health Approach January 11, 2024 4:59 pm Forbes January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Children make up 1 in 4 victims of human trafficking ... [+] including forced labor, early marriage and sexual exploitation.getty January 11th is recognized as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and …
  • Triple killer, multi-millionaire rapist and 'Brixton R Kelly' among 42 notorious criminals jailed in the UK in December January 6, 2024 10:36 am Manchester Evening News A double-killer who committed his third murder while on licence and an extremist who planned a terror attack at London's Hyde Park were among the worst offenders sent to jail in the UK in the final month of last year. Other criminals facing lengthy …
  • Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 12.13.23 December 13, 2023 9:51 am Florida Politics Good Wednesday morning. A top-of-Sunburn happy birthday shoutout to the best state Party Chair in Florida, Nikki Fried of the Florida Democratic Party. Nikki Fried celebrates another trip around the sun. ___ Breaking overnight — “School Board urges Moms …
  • The 50 best movies of 2023 December 10, 2023 8:59 pm Far Out Magazine (Credits: Far Out / Press) Another 12 months have passed, seeing with it the consumption a trillion kernels of popcorn, a good billion scoops of ice cream, and millions of movies being viewed across the world. Much like every other year, 2023 has been …
  • Can Women Be Prosecuted For Rape Under Section 375 IPC? SC Examines December 1, 2023 2:10 pm SheThePeople TV Can women commit rape? Can women be prosecuted for rape under the Section 375 IPC? It is to examine these questions the Supreme Court has taken up a case in hand in which a woman has been charged with facilitating another woman's rape. The accused …
  • The rise of the mega misogynists December 1, 2023 1:59 pm Cosmopolitan UK Michelle Thompson Editor’s note: This article was first published on 22 November 2022 in the December/January print edition of Cosmopolitan UK. As such, some details in the article may now be out of date and not reflective of the current situation. In …
  • Nebraska group seeks to enshrine right to abortion 'until fetal viability' in state constitution November 15, 2023 4:57 pm Lincoln Journal Star - Nebraska Abortion rights advocates in Nebraska who are launching a ballot initiative campaign this week are seeking to enshrine "a fundamental right to abortion until fetal viability" into the state's constitution, according to proposed policy …

Prison Privatization

  • Abolish ICE! Fighting for Humanity over Profit in Immigration Policy February 23, 2024 7:37 pm North American Congress on Latin America In its less than 20 years of existence, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has amassed an extensive and shocking record of human rights violations. The current administration’s anti-immigrant sentiment has radicalized the agency, emboldening it to …
  • AdWatch: Gloves come off in guv’s race, with ad rapping Otter over prison scandal February 23, 2024 7:37 pm The Spokesman-Review - Washington State The gloves have come off in Idaho’s governor’s race, with Democratic challenger A.J. Balukoff launching a hard-hitting new ad faulting GOP Gov. Butch Otter’s handling of a scandal involving the state’s largest prison. You can read my full AdWatch story …
  • Figuig locals renew vehement refusal of water management privatization in Rabat February 23, 2024 4:33 pm Hespress The Figuig movement, sparked by the controversial decision to hand over local water management to regional private company “East for Distribution” formed under the multi-service regional companies’ initiative, took center stage at a seminar held on …
  • Letters to the Editor (5): Wednesday, February 21, 2024 February 22, 2024 4:22 am The Kelowna Daily Courier Basic income is about dignity Dear Editor: While Canada’s wealth has increased, inequality has widened and families across Canada are struggling in the face of an unprecedented cost of living crisis. A guaranteed livable basic income for all would break …
  • First witness testifies in federal trial for ex-JEA execs accused in Jacksonville’s largest fraud scheme February 21, 2024 3:54 pm WJXT News 4 Jax - Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – What began in 2019 as a proposal to sell city-owned utility JEA, ballooned into what many consider the largest attempted fraud scheme in Jacksonville’s history. The alleged scheme resulted in the federal indictments of former JEA CEO …
  • President Javier Milei's parcel of laws to deregulate Argentina approved by the Argentine Congress February 20, 2024 11:42 pm Global Voices Image by Gabriela Mesones Rojo for Global Voices. The so-called Omnibus Law, pet project of Javier Milei, elected president of Argentina in November 2023, was approved on February 2, 2024 in the Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Congress by 144 in favor …
  • Alexei Navalny exposed Putin’s $1.4B mansion, $700M superyacht ‘to mobilize people to fight’: expert February 17, 2024 1:51 am New York Post Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny rose to prominence capturing the hearts and minds of the Russian people at the same time that Vladimir Putin stole their votes. Instead of self-imposed exile following a failed 2020 assassination attempt using …
  • The return of ideology February 17, 2024 12:02 am New Eastern Europe Russia and Iran are well known for their traditionalist politics both at home and abroad. Despite this, questions still remain as to how these outlooks are supported and maintained over time. It appears that deeply rooted social factors are responsible for …
  • Swedbank Estonia chief: Privatized companies may interest local investors February 16, 2024 8:40 am ERR The Estonian government's plans to privatize stakes in seven state-owned companies may be of interest to local investors, while foreign investors are probably deterred by geopolitical uncertainty, said Olavi Lepp, head of Swedbank Estonia, on …
  • Seven of Estonia's state-owned companies set to be privatized February 15, 2024 5:45 pm ERR On Thursday, the Estonian Ministry of Finance on Thursday revealed the seven state-owned companies that the ministries, in their capacity as stakeholders, have judged most appropriate for privatization. Ministers will now begin making preparations for the …

Prison Abolition

  • Riot fallout: 18 ex-inmates face death sentence in Thailand prison riot February 23, 2024 12:38 pm Thaiger Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court in the central province of Kanchanaburi sentenced 18 former Thai inmates to death following the death of two people and six injuries in a riot in the Thong Phra Phum Prison nine years ago. The death penalty was given to 18 …
  • Husband sentenced to life in prison for Surrey woman's murder February 23, 2024 1:30 am Prince George Post Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News It was alleged Sim and his staff breached the Vancouver charter by refusing park board commissioner Laura Christensen's request to participate in the meeting electronically while at home with a one-month-old …
  • Meet Dr. Kenjus Watson February 22, 2024 6:19 pm American University - Washington D.C. Kenjus Watson is one of SOE's new faces and voices after joining its faculty as an assistant professor in the fall of 2023. Earning a doctoral degree in education with a specialization in race and ethnic studies from UCLA and a Master of Education in …
  • Black firsts February 21, 2024 8:28 pm The Collegian - Texas THE EDITORS The Collegian collegian.editor@tccd.edu With the end of Black History Month approaching, the talented and notable Black people of various fields become increasingly important to highlight and important to celebrate.  It was Carter G. Woodson …
  • Sara Ahmed and the Joys of Killjoy Feminism February 21, 2024 4:23 pm The Nation Books & the Arts / February 20, 2024 Sara Ahmed and the joys of killjoy feminism. To be a feminist killjoy means celebrating a different kind of joy, the joy that comes from doing critical damage to what damages so much of the world. Ad Policy …
  • PEX 2024: Future literacy, abolition, and espressos February 21, 2024 3:58 pm Alliance magazine We started our PEX 2024 journey surrounded by the multi-coloured murals and graffiti of a suburb in the heart of Rome. The short walk to the venue made clear that despite being primed as the next candidate on the gentrification target list, the area …
  • “We Need to Listen” February 20, 2024 4:47 pm Vera Institute of Justice - New York State I was born and raised on Long Island, but I always considered Brooklyn home. My childhood was extremely difficult and traumatic. My father was neglectful and abusive, and my stepdad and mother made things difficult for me at home as well. I grew up in …
  • Hope Is a Practice and a Discipline: Building a Path to a Counterculture of Care February 19, 2024 2:22 pm The Nonprofit Quarterly Image credit: “Hopefully” by Martine Mooijenkind Editors’ note: This article is from Nonprofit Quarterly Magazine’s winter 2023 issue, “Love as Social Order: How Do We Build a World Based in Love?” This article was excerpted from Let This Radicalize You: …
  • The media never pushing left MPs hard February 14, 2024 8:02 pm Kiwiblog February 15, 2024 7:00am by David Farrar Liam Hehir writes: Unpopular stances held by politicians can come under intense scrutiny. Sometimes. Consider christopher luxon's pro-life position on abortion. Under repeat questioning, he painted himself into …
  • Hundreds of Pro-Palestine Protestors Stage Events at MoMA and Brooklyn Museum February 11, 2024 4:50 pm Art in America As the conflict between Israel and Hamas continues, hundreds of people gathered inside the Museum of Modern Art and outside of the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday for protests. Images and videos posted on Instagram show several banners unfurled inside MoMA’s …

Corporate Crime

  • CBS19 joins forces with Dallas Mavericks to broadcast 10 games free over-the-air February 23, 2024 7:25 pm KYTX/CBS 19 - Texas CBS19 is your East Texas home for the Dallas Mavericks. TYLER, Texas — TEGNA and CBS19 on Friday announced it will air 10 Dallas Mavericks games this season, enabling East Texas fans to watch the games live through their free over-the-air broadcasts and …
  • Tax Payers Funds at Work: A Garland for LASG February 23, 2024 6:38 pm Biz Watch Nigeria By Prince Debo Luwaji  There is no doubt that these are very tough times nationwide and indeed globally. Here at home, widening disparities in forex remain of great concern while prices of consumer goods and the rest continue to soar to the utter …
  • 30 Most Walkable Cities In The World February 23, 2024 5:20 pm Insider Monkey In this article, we list and discuss the 30 Most Walkable Cities in the World. If you would like to skip our detailed discussion of the topic, you can go directly to the top 10 Most Walkable Cities in the World. According to the American Institute for …
  • Rick Williams & Sharrie Williams host 6abc's Visions: Celebrating Black difference-makers in Philly February 23, 2024 5:14 pm 6 ABC Action News PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Rick Williams and Sharrie Williams host Visions celebrating Black History Month and featuring excellence in the community. Exclusive Interview with Mayor Cherelle Parker Sharrie Williams sits down with Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle …
  • Republicans to interview convicted fraudster for Biden investigation February 23, 2024 4:10 pm The Independent Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Get our free Inside Washington email Republican investigators will visit convicted fraudster and member of the notorious Galanis crime family Jason …
  • 15 Most Affordable California Cities for Retirees February 23, 2024 3:40 pm Insider Monkey This article takes a look at the 15 most affordable California cities for retirees. If you wish to skip our detailed analysis on the California exodus, you may go to 5 Most Affordable California Cities for Retirees. California Exodus: Navigating High Costs …
  • Meet the fossil hunter protecting history at billion-dollar Bay Area construction projects February 23, 2024 2:42 pm The Mercury News - California During the last Ice Age, the Bay Area was a vast river valley roamed by mammoths, saber-toothed cats and giant sloths. Many of them are still down there in the ground in fossil form, only to be discovered when construction crews dig for projects like …
  • Government backs SLAPPs bill to stop gagging of press amid warning it needs more work February 23, 2024 1:51 pm City A.M. Friday 23 February 2024 1:05 pm The UK Government has backed a bill that will crack down on SLAPPs that will prevent wealthy or corrupt people from gagging journalists by using the legal system. Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) is a …
  • 30 Safest Countries In the World in 2024 February 23, 2024 1:04 pm Insider Monkey In this article, we will list the 30 safest countries in the world in 2024. If you want to skip our discussion about global peace, head to the 11 safest countries in the world in 2024.  In the past couple of years, there has been a noticeable deterioration …
  • New duties on employers to fight economic crime February 23, 2024 12:51 pm People Management Employers will be all too aware of the existing ‘workforce crimes’ on the statute books – such as failing to lodge an HR1 form for collective redundancies and breaching health and safety legislation. That list has been considerably lengthened by the …

White Collar Crime

  • Murdaugh Trial and Women in Leadership | This Week in South Carolina February 23, 2024 7:37 pm South Carolina ETV A sit down with Attorney General Alan Wilson and Lead Prosecutor Creighton Water to discuss what is being called the trial of the century and the Murdaugh conviction. And as we celebrate Women’s History month, we talk with Barbara Rackes of SC Women in …
  • 7 of the Best Little Italys in America You Probably Haven’t Been To February 23, 2024 7:37 pm Matador Network Providence Not that we’re ever ones to stereotype about organized crime and the types of people who participated in it, but there’s a reason the first-ever Crimetown podcast centered on Providence. The famous Coin-o-Matic building on Federal Hill was the …
  • Editorial Roundup: New England February 23, 2024 6:15 pm National Post Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN World PMN News Author of the article: Published Feb 23, 2024  •  17 minute read Boston Globe. February 22, 2024. Editorial: THC-infused gummies shouldn’t be sold without regulation Article content Makers of hemp-derived products …
  • Conman Albert Walker denied parole in British Columbia February 23, 2024 5:52 pm Simcoe Reformer Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Author of the article: Susan Gamble Published Feb 23, 2024  •  Last updated 46 minutes ago  •  3 minute read Convicted killer and fraudster Albert Walker, shown in an undated photo, has denied regular day parole in …
  • Nikki Haley Lost the South Carolina Primary Back When She Was Still Governor February 23, 2024 11:16 am The New Yorker On Tuesday morning, after Nikki Haley announced that she was going to give a “State of the Race” speech in Greenville, South Carolina, Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign sent out a memo titled “The End Is Near for Nikki Haley,” calling her a “wailing …
  • Anderson County Sheriff's Office app gives tools to report crimes February 23, 2024 4:23 am WSPA - South Carolina ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) — The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is introducing a newly updated app to connect the community with resources. “It’s really to make the community’s life a little bit easier and a little bit more efficient,” Shale Remien, …
  • Kingsbridge Heights: Man Sought following Armed Robbery February 23, 2024 3:30 am Norwood News - New York By SÍLE MOLONEY THE NYPD IS asking for the public’s help identifying the person seen in these photos who they say is sought in connection to a robbery that occurred at 2763 Morris Avenue in Kingsbridge Heights on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024.  Photo courtesy of …
  • New whistleblower policy should make SDNY “first stop” for tips on white-collar crime February 23, 2024 2:37 am Global Investigations Review Lawyers say the policy – which shields some individuals from criminal prosecution in exchange for valuable information on corporate misdeeds – could help boost white-collar cases at SDNY amid an enforcement slump. The program doesn’t apply to foreign …
  • Stock market movies have always been a popular genre, offering a unique blend of education and entertainment February 23, 2024 2:36 am Rebellion Research Stock market movies have always been a popular genre, offering a unique blend of education and entertainment Trading and Investing Stock market movies have always been a popular genre, offering a unique blend of education and entertainment. From accurate …
  • What Is Wire Fraud February 23, 2024 12:56 am Insider Our experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here's how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners; however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Wire …

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  • Chinese immigrant running for Congress fears Marxism followed her to US February 22, 2024 12:29 pm Fox News Join Fox News for access to this content Plus get unlimited access to thousands of articles, videos and more with your free account! Please enter a valid email address. By entering your email, you are agreeing to Fox News Terms of Service and Privacy …
  • The War on Education—in Gaza and at Home February 15, 2024 3:41 pm In These Times - Illinois On January 17, after having first occupied it as a military base and interrogation center, the Israeli army employed scores of landmines to blow up Israa University, the last institution of higher learning then left standing in Gaza. While the terms ​“ …
  • How a conservative proposes to save higher education | Opinion February 12, 2024 11:04 pm Deseret News - Utah Oct. 7 of last year has taken its place in history as yet another “day that will live in infamy.” The shock of the Hamas slaughter of Israeli innocents — and the baffling response from so many young Americans — continues to reverberate. The tragedy threw a …
  • Florida GOP Wants Kids To Learn About 'Cultural Marxism' So They Can't Be Baked Into Matzos February 7, 2024 3:55 pm Wonkette - Michigan Republicans in the Florida House of Representatives are worried that little children may be subjected to woke propaganda like the idea that LGBTQ+ people exist, and while they’ve already made saying gay a crime, they want kids to better understand the …
  • The Catholic Church and Anti-Racialism February 2, 2024 8:59 am The Catholic Thing Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the influential “1619 Project,” once claimed that “the white race is the biggest murderer, rapist, pillager, and thief of the modern world.” Naturally, she also dismisses criticisms of her work as motivated by …
  • The Death of Lenin and a Century of Crimes Against Humanity - Dr. Mackubin Owens February 1, 2024 2:24 pm GoLocalProv - Rhode Island Thursday, February 01, 2024 Dr. Mackubin Owens, MINDSETTER™   View Larger + PHOTO: Soviet Artefacts, Unsplash Just over a century ago, Vladimir Lenin, the founder of the Russian Communist Party who orchestrated the October Revolution, died. We should not …
  • How To Stop Cultural Marxism From Destroying Your Church January 30, 2024 11:24 am The Federalist Although I am a conservative evangelical who leans toward a young Earth, I have always insisted that a literal six-day creation must not be a litmus test for orthodox Christianity. But that does not mean I am “soft” on Darwin. Many would argue, as I once …
  • How the FBI and CIA went woke January 22, 2024 2:24 pm The Blaze “We will make America stink.” So declared a Soviet Communist International leader after deploying Kremlin agents to teach at American universities and refine critical theories to destroy our society from within. The “critical” nature of those theories was …
  • A Liberal Takedown of Identity Politics  January 21, 2024 10:16 am The Washington Free Beacon In The Identity Trap, Yascha Mounk, who teaches international affairs at Johns Hopkins, joins a number of eminent critics of the identitarian movement that has come to dominate both American academia and, increasingly, our political and social life. He …
  • Marxism-Leninism and the Russian Revolution January 20, 2024 12:25 am Morning Star LENIN is commonly perceived solely as a revolutionary activist who applied Marxist theory to the practice of revolution — a successful one! However this is not the whole story. Lenin was an important theoretician who developed Marxist theory in three …