Monday, February 6, 2023

Christopher R. Dennison and Jessica Finkeldey

Christopher Dennison is an assistant professor of sociology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. His research focuses on the individual and spillover effects of criminal justice system contact as well as how college enrollment and completion relate to crime and well-being across the life course. Jessica Finkeldey is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at SUNY Fredonia, teaching courses such as intro to criminal justice, intro to corrections, and criminology. Most broadly, her research examines the predictors of antisocial behavior and contact with the criminal justice system as well as the collateral consequences of contact with the justice system.


Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.