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  • 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

  • ‘There’s never a safe place’: Colorado school training kindergartners to high schoolers to respond to an active shooter 18 Sep 2019 14:32 WOLO (ABC News)- Amelia Guana is 5 years old. She believes in superheroes, but she also wonders about “a bad guy coming” to her school. “That’s why we have lock out,” said the girl, wearing an orange flower headband. In a classroom filled with smiling and …
  • Kingston activists, scholars question ethics of prison concert 17 Sep 2019 17:04 Queen's Journal Local activists and scholars are arguing that a shuttered prison is an inappropriate place to host a rock concert. A teach-in on the respectful use of decommissioned prisons brought activists, former inmates, and scholars of prison tourism together in the …
  • ‘NCS Act 2019: Bold step towards international standards’ 16 Sep 2019 23:12 Nation Dr. Uju Agomoh, a lawyer, psychologist and scientist, is the Executive Director, Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA). With over two decades of experience in prison work, she and other Nigerians see the passage of the Prison Bill into Law as …
  • In an act of futility, The Peak turns to the SLC to learn about time management 16 Sep 2019 22:15 Peak By: Paige Riding, News Writer Have you ever walked into a classroom with a coffee in hand, only to realize that everyone else has an exam in front of them that you completely forgot about? Or have you planned to start a paper for weeks, only to realize …
  • Can sex trafficking be prevented? 16 Sep 2019 20:10 Phys.org The high-profile case of Jeffrey Epstein has shined a light on the reality that minors are being commercially sexually exploited, and that sexual exploitation can happen in any neighborhood, city, state, or country. But a new study conducted by researchers …
  • Policewoman tries to save baby experiences 'worst shift' ever 14 Sep 2019 07:21 The New Zealand Herald A Policewoman who raced to save a baby allegedly thrown from a bridge into a river later tweeted about her "worst shift" ever. Constable Jessica Voiels, 24, was one of the first to arrive at the scene to try to rescue Zakari Bennett-Eko. The 11- …
  • SA Government to support ban on child-like sex dolls 12 Sep 2019 05:00 ABC.net.au Posted September 12, 2019 14:45:12 Child-like sex dolls will be banned in South Australia after the State Government agreed to back new legislation, with an independent MP now preparing to write to Japanese authorities urging them to crack down on …
  • Students, faculty gather to remember gun violence victims 05 Sep 2019 22:18 Coral Gables News It’s become an all too familiar refrain on newscasts and in social media posts. “Thoughts and prayers” for the growing number of gun violence victims in communities across the country. Shootings dominate news headlines for a few days, only to be …
  • Garda Band costs public to the tune of €1.75m - despite cutting expenses by almost 50pc 04 Sep 2019 09:19 Irish Independent The imposing Victorian houses on Silchester Road speak of old money, but the newer homes fall into 'des res' real estate-speak, too. In the heart of Glenageary, a laneway connects Silchester Road and Silchester Crescent. Known locally as 'the …
  • Security-Analyst-2-Others-Disagree-With-Arming-MTTD-Officers-On-Snap-Check-Duty 03 Sep 2019 08:52 Peace FM Three peace and security analysts have expressed divergent views about the decision of the Ghana Police Service to arm officers of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) on routine snap checks on the country’s roads. While they agree that the …

Crime Theory

  • NECO withholds over 30,000 students results in Niger 16 Sep 2019 19:34 New Telegraph RESEARCH Lagos State University (LASU), last week, embarked on a major journey, which will trigger research development for the overall development of the nation   Fashola: No national development without proper data VC: Research is catalyst tool for …
  • How low expectations force low-income students to miss out on college aid 06 Sep 2019 17:43 Chicago Reporter In December 2015, Stanford University gave Erik Strand, the top-ranked student at East Aurora High School in Aurora, Ill., an early-decision acceptance letter. A month later, Strand remembers his counselor calling him into his office and saying he didn’t …
  • Broken Windows, Broken Policy 06 Sep 2019 09:09 Washington Square News In light of the growing tensions between civilians and police, the NYPD Slowdown reveals something transformative about the future of policing and security. In response to the firing of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo — the man who killed Eric Garner — Police …
  • 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 …

Black Lives Matter

  • Democratic donor charged with running 'drug den' after two overdose deaths 18 Sep 2019 20:56 The Guardian Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic donor and LGBT activist in Los Angeles, has been arrested and charged with running a “drug den”, with prosecutors saying he was a “violent, dangerous sexual predator” responsible for two deaths. Buck, 65, preyed on men who …
  • Prosecutors: Democratic donor Ed Buck used ‘position of power’ to drug and manipulate men 18 Sep 2019 20:02 Seattle Times LOS ANGELES — In 2017, a young African American man, Gemmel Moore, 26, was found dead inside the home of Democratic donor Ed Buck under suspicious circumstances. There were demands for an investigation and protests. But in the end, authorities said there …
  • Violent weeks in St. Paul heighten divisions over size of police force 18 Sep 2019 19:19 Star Tribune On the heels of multiple homicides and a shooting outside the Minnesota State Fair, last weekend's fatal shooting of a man by a St. Paul officer has heightened community divisions as city leaders are deciding how many police officers to fund in next …
  • US man shoots and kills three teens in front lawn encounter 18 Sep 2019 18:53 News Washington, Sept 18, 2019 (AFP) -A man shot and killed three teenagers on his front lawn in the southern US state of Georgia during an alleged robbery attempt, police said, raising the prospect of no charges if the shooter is found to have acted in self- …
  • Facebook incites violent war on ICE 18 Sep 2019 18:13 One News Now On Thursday, Sept. 19, Abolish ICE Denver and the Denver Communists are organizing a protest outside the house of Johnny Choate, the warden of the immigrant detention facility in Aurora, Colorado. Abolish ICE thugs in Colorado want to see the homes and …
  • Podcast Profiles: Josh Hyde of American Filmmaker 18 Sep 2019 17:36 Westword So many Denver creatives have embraced the medium of podcasting that you have a seemingly endless supply of stories and perspectives available for your listening pleasure. Podcast Profiles is here to help you navigate the crowded waters of this growing …
  • Art Review: 'reVision,' Kent Museum 18 Sep 2019 17:17 Seven Days The annual Art at the Kent show is one of the state's exceptional art events, drawing hundreds to its fall opening every year. The 2019 edition, titled "reVision," grew from a core of playful work by collage and assemblage artists and loaned …
  • Who is Ed Buck? The erratic life of the Democratic donor in whose home two dead men have been found 18 Sep 2019 17:14 Los Angeles Times In 2010, then-California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman was holding a political rally at a Hollywood hotel when from the front row a man started heckling her. “What are you hiding?” the man shouted at the Republican candidate. “You’re looking like …
  • A new global mass movement is exposing the authoritarian right as beatable 18 Sep 2019 16:53 New Statesman Consider this as a precise and emblematic moment in history. With Saudi Arabia's oil plants still smouldering, the Israeli prime minister takes to the streets on election day. He tells supporters that, should he lose power, Israel will be ruled by “a …
  • Rebecca Solnit and the museum of misogyny 18 Sep 2019 15:30 New Statesman What a pity that Rebecca Solnit does not get a chance in this engaging essay collection to give us her take on the extraordinary furore surrounding Geoffrey Boycott’s knighthood. True, it’s a story with unmistakably English accents: a cricket-loving, …

Gender and Crime

  • Africa'second revolution whose time has come: Breaking-away from oppressive partisan poverty politics 05 Sep 2019 22:04 Bulawayo 24 News The high-sounding and inspirational liberation of the entire of Africa by political parties and liberation movements that lost its cause! The law-abiding citizens that have been reduced to the level of traumatised hostages by the same hoped-for partisan …
  • 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 …

Prison Privatization

  • 2020 Candidates Are Pushing To End Private Prisons — But The States They Serve Use Them For Better Inmate Conditions 09 Sep 2019 10:14 Daily Caller Four 2020 Democratic presidential candidates calling for the end of all private prisons in the U.S. represent states that depend on private facilities to compensate for overcrowding issues. The candidates argue that private prison companies are profiting …
  • 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 …

Prison Abolition

  • Sotomayor, Angela Davis formally inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame 15 Sep 2019 20:52 Hill Supreme Court Justice Sonia SotomayorSonia SotomayorSotomayor, Angela Davis formally inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame Supreme Court comes to Trump's aid on immigration The Hill's Morning Report - 2020 Democrats set for Lone Star …
  • Women's Hall of Fame in upstate New York inducts Sotomayor, Fonda, Allred 15 Sep 2019 19:53 WABC SENECA FALLS, New York -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred were among the inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame on Saturday. The Class of 2019 inducted into the hall in upstate New York …
  • Women's Hall of Fame inducts Sotomayor, Fonda, Allred 14 Sep 2019 20:44 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press Updated 1:41 pm PDT, Saturday, September 14, 2019 Photo: Arthur Mola, Arthur Mola/Invision/AP FILE- In this May 12, 2018 file photo, actress Jane Fonda poses during a portrait session at the 71st international …
  • It’s time to talk prison abolition in South Africa 11 Sep 2019 22:15 Mail & Guardian On August 7, one week after shopkeepers threw rocks at police vehicles, more than 1500 police officers descended on the central business district of Johannesburg. Part of the province’s much trumpeted operation, O Kae Molao (Where is the Law?), the raid …
  • White House contender Kamala Harris calls for abolition of death penalty 09 Sep 2019 11:20 Breaking News from Ireland Senator Kamala Harris, whose record as a prosecutor has been under scrutiny since she entered the presidential race, has unveiled a criminal justice plan that calls for abolishing the death penalty, ending cash bail and collecting more data on officer- …
  • Officials ignored warnings before massive ‘gladiator fight’ at Soledad State Prison in California 06 Sep 2019 03:44 San Francisco Bay View by Brian Sonenstein The head of California’s prison system visited the Correctional Training Facility (CTF) in Soledad the day before dozens of prisoners were injured and hospitalized in a fight, which prisoners and advocates say was entirely predictable. …
  • Vanessa George will be FREED from prison within WEEKS 05 Sep 2019 10:34 Mail on Sunday Britain's most notorious female paedophile Vanessa George will be released from prison by the end of this month, it has been confirmed. Former nursery worker George, 49, was locked up for a minimum of seven years in 2009 after she sexually abused …
  • Planning Commission O.K.’s borough-based jails 03 Sep 2019 23:16 Downtown Express BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | The City Planning Commission voted 9 to 3 in favor of Mayor de Blasio’s borough-based jail system on Monday, despite vocal opposition from members of prison-abolition group No New Jails NYC. The City Council now has 50 …
  • 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, …

Corporate Crime

White Collar Crime

  • Corey Lewandowski attacks impeachment hearing as political sham 18 Sep 2019 17:15 Charleston Daily Mail Corey Lewandowski has given his first media interview after testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, calling the hearing a political sham.  Lewandowski spoke to Fox News host Martha MacCallum on Tuesday night, just hours after his combative …
  • Donald Trump slams 'shameful' circus-like Corey Lewandowski hearing 18 Sep 2019 17:13 Charleston Daily Mail Donald Trump on Wednesday slammed Democrats for the 'shameful' circus-like hearing with his former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, claiming he did nothing wrong and the Democrats are 'hurting our country.' Lewandowski spent more than …
  • Mpumalanga’s high crime rate: Witbank the ninth most criminal precinct in SA 18 Sep 2019 13:49 South Africa Today Crime statistics indicate that Mpumalanga is also heavily burdened with crime and Witbank is in ninth place as regards the precinct in South Africa with the highest crime rate. Nearly 224 000 incidents of crime have been reported in this province during …
  • Judge: Tax Evasion Means Prison Time 18 Sep 2019 00:33 New Haven Independent \U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill decided Tuesday to send a well-known deli owner to prison in order to “send a message” — that tax evasion is a serious crime with serious consequences. Underhill sentenced Raymond George, owner of Ray and Mike’s Deli …
  • The 10 Best Martin Scorsese Movies, Ranked 17 Sep 2019 21:43 Cinema Blend When it comes to living Hollywood directors with an impressive body of work, few can measure up to the accolades of Martin Scorsese. Scorsese has thrilled audiences throughout the years with his unapologetic depictions of violence and a fearlessness in …
  • Bill Weld is the best possible Trump challenger 17 Sep 2019 20:04 The Hill Republicans who say a primary challenge against Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBusiness, ballots and battling opioids: Why the Universal Postal Union benefits the US Sanders supporters cry foul over Working Families endorsement of Warren California poll: …
  • Prince William Candidates for Commonwealth Attorney Differ on Immigration Policy 17 Sep 2019 02:28 Bristow Beat Prince Willliam County League of Women Voters and Committee of 100 Commonwealth Attorney Debate at the Red Rose Ballroom in Manassas. Candidates for Prince William County Commonwealth Attorney differ on one highly divisive issue: whether Prince William …
  • Charges dropped against executives in corporate kickback scandal 16 Sep 2019 22:23 Age The court also heard that police relied on law firm Clayton Utz to uncover some of the evidence it would rely upon at trial, though Clayton Utz was performing its own investigation under its retainer with ORIX. Detective Senior Constable Tracey Williams …
  • 5 Things You Should Not Do If You’re Under Federal Investigation 16 Sep 2019 20:08 WiredPRNews.com Dallas, TEXAS, USA, 09/16/2019 / Story.KISSPR.com / Dallas, Texas / September 16, 2019 / — Finding out that you’re the subject or target of a federal investigation can be an extremely scary experience. There are several federal …
  • Pedophile victim went undercover and wore a wire to nab his abuser - earning him a career in the FBI 15 Sep 2019 23:50 Charleston Daily Mail A former Bronx prosecutor was recruited into the FBI after he secretly wore a wire that would land his onetime camp counselor who molested him and scores of other children in prison. Jim Clemente, 59, retired from the bureau and is currently a writer for …

State Crime

Environmental Crime

  • On the road: We need to get off this freeway to nowhere 11 Sep 2019 15:05 Age Senior traffic engineer Andrew O'Brien has stated the obvious – when the North East Link is built, in its current form, Option A, it will have a dramatic effect on the Eastern Freeway. His evidence to the environmental effects hearings into the …
  • 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 …

Critical Theory

  • Introduction to Sociological Theory: Theorists, Concepts, and their Applicability to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition 17 Sep 2019 06:41 Wiley List of Boxed Features xi List of Figures Acknowledgments xiii How to Use This Book xvi Introduction: Welcome to Sociological Theory 1 Analyzing Social Life 4 Societal Transformation and the Origins of Sociology 12 The Establishment of Sociology 17 The …
  • How to Be an Anticapitalist in the 21st Century by Erik Olin Wright – review 29 Aug 2019 08:40 Guardian Weekly As long as there have been people who called themselves socialists, there have been people arguing about what socialism is. Socialism is a large, fractious family. Many of its members are not on speaking terms, or have a history of killing one another. …
  • 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 …