Criminology

  • Former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson still has a vision for the cityMaxine L. Bryant  April 22, 2024 11:34 am Savannah Now - Georgia Maxine L. Bryant An African proverb says, “When an elder dies, a library burns to the ground.” This saying speaks to the vast knowledge retained in the minds of seasoned contributors to society. With that being the case, it is prudent to glean as much …
  • Black History Month: WHIO celebrates all who have pushed our nation forward February 13, 2024 9:52 pm WHIO TV - Ohio Every February, Black History Month gives us the opportunity to learn about the rich and, oftentimes, forgotten pieces of American history. Black Americans helped build this country physically, culturally, diplomatically, and philosophically. They have …
  • Public Practice and the Origins of Sociology: New Thoughts on an Old Issue January 30, 2024 1:28 pm Contexts by Marcus A. Brooks | January 30, 2024 As sociology faculty nationwide counted down the days to winter break, heated debate again erupted on Academic Twitter (ahem, X). The point of contention? Praxis-oriented, justice-focused sociology. The debate was …
  • Identifying and Treating Incarcerated Women Experiencing Substance Use Disorders: A Review November 13, 2023 4:33 am Dove Medical Press Introduction Rates of substance use in the United States (US) continue to rise, with the number of individuals endosing past month illicit substance use increasing from approximately 27 million in 2015 to more than 37 million in 2020.1 Nationally …
  • Celia Donert: Invention of the Trickster October 25, 2023 4:26 pm London Review of Books In August​ 1992, violent riots in the former East German port city of Rostock culminated in arson attacks on a tower block housing Roma and Vietnamese asylum seekers. Neo-Nazis threw Molotov cocktails while local residents looked on. The surrounding estate …
  • Pregnancy and childbirth should not be deadly for Black women in CT July 6, 2023 4:16 am The Connecticut Mirror Tori Bowie, the former fastest woman in the world and three-time Olympic medalist, tragically died at age 32. Recent news revealed that her death was due to complications from childbirth while being eight months pregnant. The Associate Medical Examiner …
  • Book Review: Gender, Race, Identity & Batman in Gotham City Living June 22, 2023 3:30 pm The Geek Anthropologist By Alissa Whitmore McCrystal, Erica. 2021. Gotham City Living: The social dynamics in the Batman comics and media. New York: Bloomsbury. Erica McCrystal’s ambitious Gotham City Living: The Social Dynamics in the Batman Comics and Media (2021) aims to trace …
  • FactChecking Ron DeSantis’ Presidential Announcement May 26, 2023 9:39 am FactCheck.org Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made his presidential candidacy official on May 24, first with a glitch-delayed livestream on Twitter Spaces, followed by an interview on Fox News. Making his pitch for the Republican nomination, DeSantis leaned heavily into his …
  • ‘The sexism was so blatant, as if officers felt irreproachable’: my year on the streets with the Met police May 6, 2023 9:15 am The Guardian Putting on a police uniform for the first time is a peculiar experience. It feels like fancy dress, like a joke taken too far. Boots, trousers, shirt, necktie, kit belt, stab vest, hat – and a face hidden somewhere in the middle of it all, lost among the …
  • DeSantis vs. diversity: Blacklists have universities playing defense as Republicans attack March 19, 2023 4:13 pm The Rockdale Citizen - Georgia MIAMI — When she visited Florida Polytechnic University with a group of girls from her middle school class last month, Sarah imagined herself in college learning how to use the beakers and Bunsen burners she saw while touring the chemistry lab. As a sixth …

Critical Criminology

Crime Theory

Black Lives Matter

Gender and Crime

Prison Privatization

Prison Abolition

  • Recovering the Black antifascist tradition in U.S. history June 21, 2024 3:59 pm People's World Jeanelle K. Hope and Bill V. Mullen “Recovering the Black antifascist tradition means recovering the best features of the left in U.S. history,” say authors Jeanelle Hope and Bill Mullen. The roots of fascism lay right here in the United States. In fact, …
  • The architecture of the Louisiana State Penitentiary reflects its history of oppressive labor June 19, 2024 3:19 pm The Architect’s Newspaper - New York At the height of summer, prisoners in the Louisiana State Penitentiary (colloquially known as Angola) are confined with neither air-conditioning nor reprieve from temperatures topping 130 degrees Fahrenheit.  Angola’s prisoners have detailed futile …
  • What will it take to stop disabled people in prison falling between the cracks of services and systems? June 19, 2024 2:56 pm Croakey Health Media Introduction by Croakey: Genuine co-design and consultation with people with lived prison experience are essential in the National Disability Insurance Scheme reform process, according to three members of the National Network of Incarcerated and Formerly …
  • Afternoon Update: Teal MP’s seat facing abolition; attempted murder charge over Wakeley stabbing; and Elon Musk’s $68bn pay package June 14, 2024 6:43 am The Guardian Afternoon. The independent MP Kylea Tink will lose her seat should a proposed redistribution of electoral boundaries proceed. The Australian electoral commission has recommended one of the country’s oldest electorates, North Sydney, be abolished in its …
  • Daniel Gee manhunt: Ex-prison officer on how long gangster could face in jail after Teesside escape June 13, 2024 11:23 am Gazette Live An ex-prison officer has stated that Daniel Gee, who fled a Teesside prison more than two weeks ago, will face additional prison time when he is finally caught. Neil 'Sam' Samworth, a former prison officer at Strangeways prison, has expressed his …
  • The problem with prison abolition? Misunderstanding it June 6, 2024 1:24 am EurekAlert! “Approximately one in seventy working people in the United States are employed by either the police or departments of corrections.” In recent years, and in particular, in the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020, activists have focused …
  • The Biggest Pride Month 2024 Events in Seattle June 5, 2024 7:46 pm The Stranger - Washington State The last weekend of June is Pride Weekend in Seattle, when the Seattle Pride Parade sashays through the streets and there are a whole bunch of other events and block parties spread out across Capitol Hill and the surrounding areas. But before going out …
  • A Texas-Based Author Tackles Climate Fiction June 4, 2024 6:35 pm Texas Signal Carbon credits allow the wealthy to continue polluting while poor Black neighborhoods continue suffering the continuing effects of climate change. A child and his mother must don respirators to find the ingredients for a simple birthday cake. Houston …
  • This Tiktok Lawyer Wants You to Remember Not to Talk to Cops June 4, 2024 11:41 am Teen Vogue From moderating a niche meme account on Facebook to making videos for almost 900,000 followers on TikTok, Alex Peter, a.k.a. Lolo (short for, Loloverruled), has come a long way. His day job, off from TikTok, is public defender, but he’s long pursued …
  • Death Penalty Abolition Bill to save 65 convicts June 3, 2024 11:25 pm The Herald (Zimbabwe) Zvamaida Murwira-Senior Reporter The Death Penalty Abolition Bill, currently before Parliament, is set to save more than 65 convicts facing the gallows, as the Government takes bold steps to remove capital punishment from the statutes. Justice, Legal and …

Corporate Crime

  • Letters for June 22: It’s time to power wash Scope June 22, 2024 11:43 pm The Virginian-Pilot Scope As I drive from Virginia Beach to my Tidewater Community College class on Granby Street, I look over toward St. Paul’s Boulevard and Monticello Avenue. My eyes are drawn to Scope and how dirty its exterior is. Our unique indoor sporting and …
  • Victimising whistleblowers to attract 5-year jail term June 22, 2024 10:37 pm The Sunday Mail (Zimbabwe) The Sunday Mail Nyore Madzianike AS the Government ratchets up the fight against corruption, individuals who victimise whistleblowers that lift the lid on graft will soon face up to five years in prison or fines of up to US$1 000 under a law that is being …
  • The Justice Department is coming for AI: 'If your AI fixes prices, you're just as responsible' June 22, 2024 8:33 pm Business Insider AI can make many things easier for companies, including price fixing.The Department of Justice is now cracking down on such anticompetitive uses of the buzzy new technology.That means practices like setting prices above the market rates, colluding with …
  • 'Unprecedented violent crime' in Sicamous as community deals with 3rd homicide in past year June 22, 2024 7:08 pm Castanet Photo: Castanet file photo The small community of Sicamous is dealing with its third apparent homicide in the past year, prompting the district to request a formal meeting with the provincial government about the “unprecedented violent crime.” Last …
  • More arrests expected in Masuku fraud case June 22, 2024 5:54 pm SABC News Reading Time: 2 minutesOne more person is expected to be arrested in the fraud case involving embattled Electoral Commissioner Nomsa Masuku. Masuku, 62, was arrested on Friday and appeared in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court sitting in …
  • 15 Best Hard Sci-Fi TV Shows Ever Made June 22, 2024 5:43 pm Screen Rant Summary Hard sci-fi shows focus on scientific accuracy with believable premises, devoid of fantasy elements. Complicated sci-fi can be challenging, but when done right, hard sci-fi is immersive and rewarding. The best hard sci-fi shows range from space …
  • The Earth is dying: What would St. Francis do? June 22, 2024 5:35 pm The New Today Grenada Save Our Earth. That is all we ask. Decades ago activists, citizens and the average person you may know asked for just such a thing. A fellow of devotion to both God and Humanity asked this of a government that looked upon such people as troublemakers, …
  • The Dems Need to Get Serious About Defeating Trumpty Dumpty June 22, 2024 5:26 pm Common Dreams In the last several months, the chips have been falling in former U.S. President Donald Trump’s favor to a level that probably astonishes this convicted felon. Consider the following: 1. Three of the four serious state and federal criminal lawsuits have …
  • PUNCH appoints new editors, deputy editors June 22, 2024 4:18 pm The Punch As part of a recent restructuring exercise across the company’s divisions, the board of PUNCH Nigeria Limited has announced changes in the leadership of its editorial division. In the changes announced by the management on Friday, the Business Editor of …
  • This Sons of Anarchy Actor Almost Starred in Fifty Shades Of Grey (& I'm Glad He Didn't) June 22, 2024 2:51 pm Screen Rant Summary Charlie Hunnam was originally cast as Christian Grey but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts with a better project. Hunnam's decision to drop out of "Fifty Shades of Grey" saved his career and allowed him to star in critically …

White Collar Crime

  • DOJ Should Do 4 Things if Aileen Cannon Dismisses Trump Case—Ex-Prosecutor June 22, 2024 11:50 pm Newsweek Former federal prosecutor Randall Eliason contended on Saturday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) should have a four-step approach if Judge Aileen Cannon rules in favor of Donald Trump's motion to challenge the legality of special counsel Jack Smith …
  • Trump Implores Christians to Turn Out Just One More Time for Him June 22, 2024 8:37 pm BNN Bloomberg (Bloomberg) -- Former President Donald Trump told evangelical voters they needed to boost their turnout at the polls as he sought in a pair of Saturday campaign events to shore up – and expand – his base. Trump spoke Saturday afternoon to the Faith and …
  • The Justice Department is coming for AI: 'If your AI fixes prices, you're just as responsible' June 22, 2024 8:33 pm Business Insider AI can make many things easier for companies, including price fixing.The Department of Justice is now cracking down on such anticompetitive uses of the buzzy new technology.That means practices like setting prices above the market rates, colluding with …
  • 'Edgar' haircuts cause stir in Texas — why? June 22, 2024 6:26 pm KTAL - Louisiana (NEXSTAR) — Whether or not you know the name of this haircut, you’ve definitely seen it before. It’s something like a bowl-cut-meets-a-Caesar-cut and it’s hugely popular among young Latinos, especially in Texas. You guessed it, it’s the Edgar cut. But as …
  • Deputies in Central High incident won't face criminal charges June 22, 2024 6:04 pm The Daily Sentinel - Colorado Neither Mesa County Sheriff's Office deputy will face criminal charges in an April incident involving a Central High School student.The 21st Judicial District Attorney's Office announced the decision Saturday. The incident, videos of which …
  • How Idaho murder suspect Bryan Kohberger almost eluded capture June 22, 2024 12:03 pm New York Post On the morning of Nov. 13, 2022,  four University of Idaho students were found dead, hacked to death, in their off-campus house. No one understood why, or who was responsible. Then, nearly a month later, the FBI began zeroing in on a suspect: Bryan …
  • Houston developers face corruption charges in TIRZ investigation June 21, 2024 10:05 pm Laredo Morning Times - Texas Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg's office has filed corruption charges and arrested a former Midtown TIRZ redevelopment official and two vendors for allegedly misappropriating $8.5 million in public funds meant to build affordable housing in the …
  • Oakland mayor retains lawyer after FBI raid June 21, 2024 9:56 pm KTVU - California Who are the Duongs, the family at the center of the FBI Oakland probe? Not only did the FBI raid Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao's home on Thursday, but they searched three other locations connected to a politically powerful family. So, who are the Duongs? …
  • Three muggers sought for punching and robbing an M train rider in Glendale: NYPD June 21, 2024 9:26 pm QNS - New York Cops are looking for this trio who allegedly punched out an M train rider in a Glendale subway station before robbing him. NYPD Sign up for our QNS email newsletter to get news, updates, and local insights delivered straight to your inbox! Police from the …
  • Poppleton developer accuses Baltimore of breach of contract June 21, 2024 8:51 pm Baltimore Sun - Maryland After Baltimore officials called off a long-delayed deal earlier this month to revitalize Poppleton, the developer leading the effort has fired back, accusing the city of breaching its agreement. The head of New York-based La Cité Development said the …

State Crime

Environmental Crime

Critical Theory

  • Why sexual politics are an American regime change June 20, 2024 11:22 am The Blaze Americans aren’t stupid. Every day, we see examples of the government flexing its power to destroy citizens merely for saying the “wrong” word. At the time of this writing, prominent examples include the U.S. Department of Education opening a “civil rights …
  • ‘Mute Compulsion’: A Danish Marxist examines the economic power of capital June 14, 2024 5:32 pm People's World Establishing a Valmet plant in Tanzania was part of the development aid to increase agricultural mechanization in East Africa. Here, an engineer and workers in Kibaha, Tanzania, inspect a Valmet 604 tractor at the assembly line in 1963. Why does capitalism …
  • Ensuring Students Learn the Truth About Communism June 13, 2024 5:35 pm The Heartland Institute For decades, the public education system in the United States has failed to accurately teach generations of American students about communism. Even worse, a new movement is afoot in middle schools and high schools in which vulnerable children are being …
  • Ask the Mama Bears: When did we become so critical of critical thinking? June 7, 2024 3:14 pm The Washington Times OPINION: Dear Mama Bears, I have always been a huge proponent of teaching my kids critical thinking skills. However, I keep hearing people talk about critical thinking like it’s a bad thing and I’m confused because they are people who would normally be pro …
  • Unveiling ‘Big Intel’: How the CIA and FBI became deep state villains June 7, 2024 12:50 pm The Blaze J. Michael Waller and I became acquainted exactly one week after the events of January 6, 2021. We both published our first observations of that day on January 13. Waller’s account, “Covert Cadre: What I saw leading up to the US Capitol attack,” was …
  • Disgraced Disinformation Czar Nina Jankowicz Betrays Marxist Agenda is a Driver of ‘Disinformation Studies’ June 3, 2024 10:58 pm NewsBusters Nina “Mary Poppins” Jankowicz, the would-be director of the now-defunct Disinformation Governance Board, let the cat out of the bag, exposing disinformation studies as a ploy to promote Marxism. The Mary Poppins of disinformation appeared at a panel hosted …
  • How Marxism Infected America’s Intel Agencies And Corrupted Them Beyond Repair May 31, 2024 9:20 am The Federalist In Big Intel: How the CIA and FBI Went from Cold War Heroes to Deep State Villains, J. Michael Waller describes the crisis America is facing with the subversion of our intelligence institutions. Waller is the senior analyst for strategy at the Center for …
  • The Anti-Colonial Marxism of Mahdi Amel May 18, 2024 9:17 pm Jacobin With rare exceptions, non-Western theorists of Marxism receive short intellectual shrift. When they register on the radar of ideological debates at all, such debates summarily present their work as proof of Marxism’s universalism rather than a means of …
  • Today's college students are being educated into imbecility May 16, 2024 11:38 pm The Washington Times OPINION: The upheaval happening on college campuses today is no accident. It is the fruition of a long-standing trend toward Marxist indoctrination in our universities. For decades, elite institutions such as Columbia, Harvard, Yale, MIT and Princeton have …
  • Critical Race Theory and Campus Antisemitism May 11, 2024 5:36 am The American Spectator - Virginia The month of May has mercifully arrived. That means the end of the spring semester nationwide at our university asylums. It also means that the campus crazies are heading home to harangue their parents and hometowns with the crackpot theories they’ve …

Vegan Criminology

  • Coastal flooding bodes ill for storm season June 23, 2024 12:11 am The Advocate - Louisiana If the recent flooding is any indication of the kind of tropical season in store for south Louisiana, then we’d better offer our best prayers for relief. Seldom are the times when we’ve seen a tropical system heading into Mexico cause the kind of flooding …
  • Ron DeSantis Signing New Law About Killing Bears Raises Eyebrows June 22, 2024 11:50 pm Newsweek Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a controversial bill into law on Friday that allows residents to shoot bears if they perceive a threat, sparking debate and concern among wildlife advocates and others. The legislation, known as HB 87, was signed by …
  • Raccoon gets its head stuck in a jar; deputy, animal control come to its aid June 22, 2024 11:28 pm KSLA - Louisiana NATCHITOCHES, La. (KSLA) — Natchitoches sheriff’s Deputy Tim Key was serving civil process papers in the area of Ragan Street near Natchitoches City Hall in Natchitoches about noon Friday (June 21) when he stumbled upon a welfare concern involving one of …
  • Governor Ron DeSantis signed Bear bill, effective July 1 June 22, 2024 8:50 pm WMBB - Florida PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) – A controversial bill backed by two Panhandle legislators will become law on July 1st. Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Bear bill on Friday. The new law will allow people to kill bears on their property if they feel their lives or …
  • Safari Park Visitor Draws Outrage After Feeding Hippo with Plastic June 22, 2024 6:01 pm The Jakarta Globe Jakarta. The management of Safari Park in Bogor, West Java, is tracking down a male visitor who drew outrage on the internet after he was caught on video feeding a hippo plastic waste. The good news is that the management has an important lead from the …
  • ‘Crack' bear bill: Florida makes it legal to kill black bears under certain circumstances June 22, 2024 4:06 pm NBC 6 Miami - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a controversial measure that will bolster self-defense arguments for people who kill bears on their property. DeSantis’ office announced Friday night that he had signed 14 bills from this year’s legislative session and …
  • First Animal Services Summer Social event to be held at Burlington Animal Shelter June 22, 2024 3:47 pm Burlington Today The City of Burlington invites residents to explore the facility, meet some of the animals and have fun with the games and prizes The City of Burlington will be hosting the first Animal Services Summer Social at the Burlington Animal Shelter on Saturday, …
  • 2 killed in firing by forest staff after ‘trespassing’ into Assam wildlife sanctuary, inquiry ordered June 22, 2024 3:37 pm The Print Guwahati: Two brothers from a village in Assam’s Nagaon district were killed in firing by forest personnel for unauthorised entry into the Laokhowa-Burhachapori wildlife sanctuary Friday night, forest and district authorities confirmed. The incident …
  • Arundhati Roy, Kashmir and animal cruelty: View from Pakistan June 22, 2024 2:00 pm The Indian Express Soon after the BJP-led NDA came into office for the third time, Delhi L-G Vinai Kumar Saxena gave his assent for the prosecution of writer-activist Arundhati Roy and former professor from Kashmir Sheikh Showkat Hussain under UAPA for a speech made at an …
  • Gov. DeSantis signs bill that makes it easier for people to shoot, kill bears in self-defense June 22, 2024 1:56 pm News4Jax - Florida TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a controversial measure that will bolster self-defense arguments for people who kill bears on their property. DeSantis’ office announced Friday night that he had signed 14 bills from this year’s …