Criminology

Critical Criminology

  • Balancing Punishment and Persuasion July 14, 2024 5:31 am The Regulatory Review - Pennsylvania John Braithwaite discusses his research in regulation and criminology and offers guidance to aspiring regulatory scholars. In a recent conversation with The Regulatory Review, regulatory law scholar and criminologist John Braithwaite discusses the role of …
  • 'Not again in my backyard': Residents oppose second jail in Montreal's north end July 13, 2024 11:21 am Montreal Gazette Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Quebec Residents of Ahuntsic-Cartierville say living near Quebec's largest prison is bad enough and they worry it will get worse if a second detention centre is built next door. Published Jul 13, 2024  •  Last updated …
  • In a ‘More Challenging, More Complex, More Complicated’ Threat Environment, ENVISION24 Sparks Hope, Vigilance July 13, 2024 10:36 am University of Nebraska By Blake Ursch NCITE Strategic Communications Manager After two days hearing from some of the nation’s leading minds studying terrorism and violent extremism, the man at the mic said it all. “My brain is full,” said Sam Howerton, Ph.D., chief scientist for …
  • Assembly scheduled to confirm newly-appointed Anchorage police chief Sean Case July 13, 2024 3:15 am Alaska's News Source ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Anchorage Assembly is now scheduled to confirm newly-appointed Anchorage Police Chief Sean Case after Friday’s confirmation hearing was held at City Hall. Assembly members will make their vote next Tuesday during the assembly …
  • Family of Edmonton man killed by police questioning how it happened, lawyer says July 13, 2024 12:52 am CBC/Radio-Canada A lawyer representing grieving family members of a 28-year-old Edmonton man who was fatally shot by a police officer nearly two weeks ago says they are angry and gathering information about what happened. Tom Engel, a criminal defence and civil rights …
  • Letters to the Editor (5): Friday, July 12, 202 July 12, 2024 6:10 pm The Kelowna Daily Courier Ashton supporter will be voting for Boultbee Dear Editor: Since residing in this provincial riding, I have supported Dan Ashton and the Liberal Party of BC (now United). Even as I disagreed with the Gordon Campbell/Christy Clark governments on many …
  • Auburn Rotary Club announces five scholarship winners July 12, 2024 11:51 am The Citizen - New York The Auburn Rotary Club has selected five local students to receive its 2024 scholarships: The Joseph A. Daloia Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Chloe Heath and Hailey Maloney, of Auburn High School. Chloe will study nursing at Niagara University and …
  • UK nurse Lucy Letby: Serial killer or a miscarriage of justice? July 11, 2024 11:37 pm The New Zealand Herald After the trial, numerous blogs and armchair detectives suggested she could be innocent in interventions which were largely dismissed as conspiracy theories. The grieving families of the victims have also spoken of their anguish that anyone would question …
  • If You Love Monk, Check Out This British Mystery Series July 11, 2024 10:42 pm Collider The Big Picture Professor T. is a British series influenced by Monk, focusing on eccentric criminologist Professor Jasper Tempest at Cambridge. The show blends mystery, humor, and drama, featuring a brilliant but socially awkward protagonist with OCD and …
  • The ‘zombie university’ is upon us. Where’s the resistance? July 11, 2024 5:18 pm University World News UNITED KINGDOM-NETHERLANDS At one point, we had a departmental meeting to see if there were any students in our bachelor-undergraduate programmes who, with a slight grade adjustment from a fail to a pass, could progress to the next academic year. Even low …

Crime Theory

Black Lives Matter

  • Rantz: After failed Donald Trump assassination attempt, will you stop claiming he’s Hitler? July 14, 2024 2:59 am My Northwest - Washington State The attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump is a chilling reminder of how far political rhetoric has strayed from civility and reason. Even before we get the details about who is behind the attempted assassination, we can’t be shocked that …
  • Michael Keaton's Most Underrated '90s Comedy Is Finally on Netflix July 14, 2024 2:49 am Movie Web As Michael Keaton fans prepare for the long-awaited return of Beetlejuice in September 2024, checking out the beloved actor's most underrated '90s comedy on Netflix is recommended. Recently celebrating its 30th anniversary, The Paper is a timely …
  • With a Trump win, Republican judges will rule the courts July 14, 2024 2:26 am Triangle Tribune - North Carolina “Black Vote, Black Power,” a collaboration between Keith Boykin and Word In Black, examines the issues, the candidates, and what’s at stake for Black America in the 2024 presidential election. If you’re thinking of not voting in the November presidential …
  • Candace Owens Reacts To “Death Of Slim Shady” Disses: “Eminem Is Obviously A Gay Man”  July 13, 2024 11:47 pm AllHipHop Candace Owens lashed out at Eminem, going live on YouTube for the first time after he called her out on his new album.  Candace Owens is firing back at Eminem after he dissed her on his new album, The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce).  On Friday (July …
  • Jeremy Corbyn | Rebel with a cause July 13, 2024 10:10 pm The Hindu Leftwing leader Jeremy Corbyn, who has represented Islington North in the U.K. Parliament since 1983, won the constituency for a historic 11th time in the July 4 election. Mr. Corbyn, who led the Labour Party from 2015 to 2020, is one of the six …
  • Why do people protest? July 13, 2024 9:20 pm Oman Observer WE watch social media videos of people protesting the genocide in Gaza by marching in big cities, gathering in universities demanding cease fire, or boycotting products that support the occupation. We also watch videos of people spilling milk in …
  • July 2024 Change Links Community Calendar July 13, 2024 8:44 pm Change Links - California Change Links can’t publish without your support. Send items, articles or poems to changelinks2@gmail.com or via change-links.org/submit/ Please subscribe as well. Subscriptions to the print edition are $12/25/50 a year, low income, regular …
  • A Conversation with Daniel Maté July 13, 2024 8:23 pm Yellow Scene Magazine - Colorado YS talks about Gaza, the upcoming election, music, and childhood trauma in a wide-ranging interview Being in local, independent journalism is not an easy feat these days. My days are filled with more work than play, but at least the work is of great value …
  • Developments in Kenya: Lessons for Nigeria, By Babafemi A. Badejo July 13, 2024 8:18 pm Premium Times Introduction In recent years, Kenya has emerged as a focal point for global attention, not only for its economic potential but also for the dynamic interplay between its government policies and public sentiment. The saga surrounding the Finance Bill 2024 …
  • Candace Owens Reacts to Eminem’s ‘Lucifer’ & ‘Bad One’ Disses on ‘The Death of Slim Shady’ Album July 13, 2024 7:49 pm Billboard Candace Owens is firing back at Eminem after the Detroit legend dissed her on his new album, The Death of Slim Shady (Coup De Grâce). On the track “Lucifer,” the 51-year-old rapper takes aim at the conservative pundit, spewing the lines, “And Candice O, I …

Gender and Crime

Prison Privatization

  • AdWatch: Gloves come off in guv’s race, with ad rapping Otter over prison scandal July 14, 2024 7:34 am 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 …
  • Abolish ICE! Fighting for Humanity over Profit in Immigration Policy July 14, 2024 7:34 am 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 …
  • New Oklahoma County Jail soap opera hangs on a cliff July 11, 2024 6:18 am NonDoc - Oklahoma Oklahoma County lacks enough money to build the new jail voters approved two years ago, and it’s not even close. On another front, the county is throwing concern about optics aside in an effort to squash the City of Oklahoma City in court, claiming that …
  • Three Years After Cuba’s 11J, Discontent and Persecution Continue July 10, 2024 6:59 pm North American Congress on Latin America July 11 marks three years since protests erupted in different parts of Cuba expressing a collective cry for political and economic change. At the time, President Miguel Díaz Canel responded by issuing a “combat order,” calling on loyalists to take the …
  • CT contracting watchdogs asked not to talk without director’s OK July 9, 2024 9:21 am The Connecticut Mirror An appointee of Gov. Ned Lamont is proposing that Connecticut’s contracting watchdog panel not publicly discuss its work — which includes investigations of Executive Branch agencies — without clearing it with him. But Gregory F. Daniels, appointed by Gov. …
  • Rise of Far-Right Populism in France Threatens Culture Across Europe, While U.K. Potentially Sets Opposite Course July 4, 2024 8:02 am Variety Europe is in a flux. Two sets of elections taking place within days of each other could see two of the continent’s most powerful countries — both with influential entertainment industries — head in opposite directions. In the U.K., the Labour Party is …
  • The Explosion That Shook River June 27, 2024 4:45 pm The Nigerian Voice The Thwarted Power Grab: Did an Orchestrated Explosion Near Hotel Presidential in Port Harcourt Aim to Justify a State of Emergency, Only to Backfire? In the midst of political turmoil and the relentless pursuit of power, an event of grave concern unfolded …
  • Tax exemption on hybrid vehicles to continue June 26, 2024 4:57 am The News International ISLAMABAD: Accepting the Senate recommendations, Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb Tuesday announced changes in the proposed federal budget 2024-25 exempting stationery from tax and personally hearing the non-filers before blocking their SIMs and …
  • Poverty, Inc. June 23, 2024 11:07 pm Washington Monthly Walk down the eastern steps of the U.S. Capitol and follow Pennsylvania Avenue for several miles, and you’ll find yourself in District Heights, Maryland. Even without knowing much about the majority-Black suburb, you will quickly get the sense that …
  • Letters to the editor: June 19, 2024 (Shrestha vs Madden and more) June 19, 2024 2:58 am Hudson Valley One - New York The views and opinions expressed in our letters section are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Hudson Valley One. You can submit a letter to the editor here. Letter guidelines: Hudson Valley One welcomes …

Prison Abolition

Corporate Crime

  • WHAT IS WHITE-COLLAR CRIME? July 14, 2024 5:31 am The Baltic Times Sorainen heads of Corporate Crime Investigations and Compliance Dr. iur Violeta Zeppa-Priedīte (Latvia) Norman Aas (Estonia) Darius Raulušaitis (Lithuania)  With the association of the White Collar Crime team #agneta.rumpa; #krista.niklase; #janis. …
  • Misinformation spreads swiftly in hours after Trump rally shooting July 14, 2024 4:48 am The Washington Post Law enforcement officials quickly launched an investigation into the Saturday night shooting of Donald Trump as an assassination attempt, offering few details. That did not stop a torrent of unsubstantiated theories from flooding social media and other …
  • UAE: Writing a negative Google or social media review? You could land in legal trouble July 14, 2024 4:27 am Khaleej Times Published: Sun 14 Jul 2024, 6:00 AM Imagine waking up to a legal notice or a call from the local police station for leaving a Google review on a business page. When you've had a bad experience with a service or product, you might want to share your …
  • Tribute to Kongi @ 90 (Memorable Quotes from my 1997 interview with Prof. Wole Soyinka in exile) July 14, 2024 1:30 am The Punch On rebeliosity WS:“It’s this way, first of all, taking on authority at every level, or at every opportunity. No, this isn’t true. I don’t believe that there is virtue in rebellion; that rebellion, in itself, can be a philosophy of life, or a guiding …
  • Govt seeks investors for urban renewal project July 13, 2024 10:44 pm The Sunday Mail (Zimbabwe) The Sunday Mail Tapiwanashe Mangwiro THE Government intends to engage local and foreign real estate investors for a countrywide programme to retrofit ageing infrastructure and rejuvenate urban areas. The project will be implemented by the Ministry of Local …
  • Regulated to illegal: which items are within reach for crypto holders July 13, 2024 7:26 pm Cryptopolitan It is no secret that crypto has lined the pockets of multiple users of the Dark Web. There are some common items where crypto usage is a shortcut to regulated or even illegal items.  Crypto has been used in multiple ways, with various levels of secrecy, to …
  • Marc Dion: Ah, sweet jackass of youth July 13, 2024 2:43 pm The Dispatch Marc Dion They say youth is wasted on the young. “They” are old people who are hugely offended by the beautiful carelessness of youth and its beautiful disrespect. Those qualities are beautiful in young people because they haven’t been broken to the saddle …
  • Bob Norris: We’re failing to address the root causes of immigration July 13, 2024 1:07 pm The Longmont Times Call - Colorado Humans have for all of recorded history and longer migrated to find a better place free from unlivable conditions, or violence or religious persecution or racism. The causes might have varied, but often it’s because one powerful group of people have …
  • Blake Dowling: Invoice fraud — a new way to scam July 13, 2024 9:19 am Florida Politics From 2013 to 2015, Evaldas Rimasauskas sent fraudulent invoices totaling over $100 million to tech giants. Google and Facebook allegedly paid them. Evaldas was the godfather of a new way for hackers and criminals to use cyber tools to defraud us. Legal …
  • Your Turn/Will Klingner July 13, 2024 5:24 am The Herald-Whig - Illinois When I was a kid, I wanted to be … an engineer. As young as I can remember, I was convinced I was going to follow in my Dad’s footsteps and be an engineer like him. (Even before I knew what an engineer did.) Lucky for me, I was able to achieve that goal. …

White Collar Crime

  • WHAT IS WHITE-COLLAR CRIME? July 14, 2024 5:31 am The Baltic Times Sorainen heads of Corporate Crime Investigations and Compliance Dr. iur Violeta Zeppa-Priedīte (Latvia) Norman Aas (Estonia) Darius Raulušaitis (Lithuania)  With the association of the White Collar Crime team #agneta.rumpa; #krista.niklase; #janis. …
  • American Hustle On OTT: Here's where you can watch the film in India July 13, 2024 5:21 pm OTTplay Ensemble movies, featuring massive stars at the center of it all, have a unique fanbase because there's always something captivating to watch. In the past couple of years, ever since the pandemic, we haven't seen the genre flourish much for obvious …
  • Italy scraps abuse of office crime as opposition cries foul July 13, 2024 2:26 pm The Local - Italy The decriminalisation measure was part of a package of justice reforms that passed the Chamber of Deputies by 199 votes to 102 on Wednesday. The reform was spearheaded by Forza Italia, the party founded by former premier Silvio Berlusconi – whose long …
  • Matthew Modine Joins ‘I Hope This Helps!’ As EP; Doc Uses Satire, Whimsy And Furry Blue Creature To Explore Dangers, Promise Of AI July 12, 2024 9:50 pm Deadline EXCLUSIVE: Actor-producer Matthew Modine and Adam Rackoff’s Cinco Dedos Peliculas production company have signed on as executive producers of I Hope This Helps!, a documentary that explores the promise and peril of artificial intelligence. Writer-director …
  • Psych 4's Delay & Future Gets Uncertain Response From Woody Actor July 12, 2024 8:50 pm Screen Rant Summary Kurt Fuller says Psych 4 is uncertain due to Peacock's financial situation, but remains hopeful for its chances. Fuller also confirms that the script is complete for the fourquel, and though he hasn't read it, he's " heard it's …
  • 'Raised on fantasies': How Japan reinvented itself from military empire to pop culture superpower July 11, 2024 7:22 pm ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) How animation and soft power transformed perceptions of Japan from military threat to peddler of fantasies and dreams. Warning: This story contains motion graphics that may cause dizziness for some viewers. Discretion is advised. Do you recognise this …
  • Italy scraps abuse of office crime as opposition calls foul July 11, 2024 7:01 pm Courthouse News While promoters of the reform say it will free public officials and end fruitless prosecutions, critics say it's a boon to the mafia and corrupt politicians. ROME (AFP) — Italy's magistrates and opposition parties denounced the repeal of the crime …
  • The many tells of problem gambling July 11, 2024 2:38 pm Mountain Xpress - North Carolina Josh Hampton began gambling in 2010 with scratch-off lottery tickets and electronic slot machines. But he pinpoints 2019 as when he “really started to have a problem.” That’s when he began playing on the “fish tables” at game rooms in his hometown of …
  • 5 years for $1M fraud of business July 11, 2024 11:25 am Madison News - Wisconsin FEDERAL COURT | FAKE ROMANCES A Texas woman was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for defrauding a Wisconsin business owner of at least $1 million in a multi-year fraud scheme. U.S. District Judge William Conley ordered the sentence for …
  • Pakistan: Justice Aalia Takes Oath As First Woman Chief Justice Of Lahore High Court July 11, 2024 10:11 am News18 Last Updated: July 11, 2024, 12:23 IST Justice Aalia Neelum's oath-taking ceremony was held at the Punjab Governor House. (Screengrab) Justice Aalia Neelum took oath Thursday as the first woman Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) in a landmark …

State Crime

Environmental Crime

Critical Theory

  • Hanns Eisler, 20th century composer July 6, 2024 1:01 am World Socialist Web Site An unusual musical program was presented in New York City recently, a rare opportunity to hear some of the songs of German composer Hanns Eisler (1898-1962). The program, entitled “Will There Still Be Singing? A Hanns Eisler Cabaret,” was part of a series …
  • The Marxists come for Dolly Parton July 5, 2024 1:45 pm Orange County Register - California The first time I sat down to read “Llama Llama Red Pajama” with my one-year-old daughter, I had no idea I was supporting “white saviorism.” In fact, according to an academic at University of North Carolina, the book was one of many sharing “racist, sexist, …
  • The Communist Plan That Has Subverted Our Intel Agencies July 3, 2024 11:29 am American Thinker On June 21, the FBI declassified a 1999 video of Saudi intelligence agent Omar al-Bayoumi casing the Capitol and other Washington D.C. sites for the 9/11 attack.  How, then, did the CIA-FBI 9/11 report conclude in 2005 that Saudi Arabia was not …
  • Enzo Traverso, historian: ‘Germany is being complicit in a genocide in Gaza’ July 2, 2024 5:57 pm El País A scholar of intellectual history, a specialist in totalitarianism and the politics of memory, the career of Enzo Traverso, 66, has focused on topics such as the Jewish question, the Holocaust and the revolutions of the 20th century. An admirer of Adorno …
  • 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 …

Vegan Criminology

  • 63 death notices in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire this week July 14, 2024 7:27 am Stoke-on-Trent Live These are the death notices published in this week's editions of The Sentinel. Our thoughts are with the families of their loved-ones. You can see the latest listings from your area on the InYourArea section. To see the full list of family …
  • AP News Summary at 1:17 a.m. EDT July 14, 2024 6:28 am Santa Maria Times - California Trump injured but 'fine' after attempted assassination at rally, shooter and one attendee are dead BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump was the target of an assassination attempt Saturday at a Pennsylvania rally, days before he was to …
  • Somerset Funeral Notices: Heartfelt tributes to 32 loved lost ones July 14, 2024 4:46 am SomersetLive Heartfelt messages have been paid to 32 much-loved Somerset locals in the latest funeral and death notices this week. Tributes have been paid to much-loved family members and those who have tragically had their lives cut short. In total 28 death notices …
  • Fire service rescue of baby seagull divides seaside town where some wanted it shot July 14, 2024 4:25 am NorthWalesLive Firefighters who used a ladder platform to rescue a baby seagull have sparked a heated debate. Eyebrows were raised when a fire officer plucked the stranded bird from a telegraph pole in Rhyl, Denbighshire. While some people applauded the team for saving …
  • Mugshots of the week: July 7-13, 2024 July 14, 2024 12:09 am Fox News Daniel Hernandez: Arrested for alleged second degree battery, injuring animal used by law enforcement agency, resisting arrest - using force and public intoxication in Greene County, Arkansas on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. read more
  • Readers Write: Environment, pollution, immigration, feral cats July 13, 2024 11:24 pm Star Tribune - Minnesota Opinion editor's note: Star Tribune Opinion publishes letters from readers online and in print each day. To contribute, click here. ••• Evan Ramstad exhibits a disturbing confusion between "environment" and "climate" ("Human …
  • Anyone Remember Covid? July 13, 2024 10:04 pm The New Hampshire Gazette Turns Out It’s Still Here Also: It’s Still Bad For You The citizenry of the U.S. of A may be unable to agree on much of anything, but we do appear to have arrived at a consensus about Covid: “Thank God that’s over with. Let’s all go back to living our …
  • Why This Unexpected Character Is A Quiet Place: Day One's Real Star July 13, 2024 9:57 pm Movie Web Lupita Nyong'o is wonderful as a cancer patient, Sam, in A Quiet Place: Day One. Likewise, Joseph Quinn is fantastic as the traumatized law student, Eric, who befriends her. Djimon Hounsou and Alex Wolff are great too. But there's one individual …
  • Animal Cruelty Statistics: How Bad Is It? July 13, 2024 9:06 pm Greater Collinwood - Texas Animal cruelty is an emphatic, harsh reality faced by a great many millions of animals across the globe. Comprehending the scope and extent of this problem through detailed statistics on animal cruelty is highly important in implementing an action plan to …
  • 'Invasive animal' or 'sacred native'? The fight to save the dingo is heating up July 13, 2024 8:13 pm ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Voracious predator of livestock or precious wildlife? That is the plight of the dingo. Warning: This story contains images of dead animals that some people may find distressing A more casual observer may only hear about them after an altercation with a …