Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: police reform

Why police reform is not enough

The focus on reforms like improved training doesn’t solve racially biased policing. That’s because of the nature of policing itself.

Why Jeff Sessions’ final act could have more impact than expected

Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments.

Baltimore’s “Big Government” In Blue Uniforms

Conservatives’ zeal for reining in government turns into something else when marginalized groups, or groups they disdain suffer under the only form of “big government” conservatives don’t seem to mind.

Fear: What Police Reform Doesn’t Address

The most effective reforms are the ones that build community trust between citizens and the police that serve them.

VIDEO: Voices of Rise Up October: Quentin Tarantino, Cornel West, Victims'...

With some 40 families across the country impacted by police violence, thousands took to the streets of New York City in solidarity for the victims demanding an end to police brutality. We need change.

Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Officers Responsible for Killing Freddie...

On Wednesday, Judge Barry Williams denied motions to dismiss charges against the officers who were responsible for the killing of Freddie Gray. Will justice be served?

Moving Forward

“We can live in a world where the police don’t kill people by limiting police intervention, improving community interactions and ensuring accountability.” Derek Royden takes a look at Campaign Zero’s police reform proposals.

Family Releases Video of Police Killing Their Mentally Ill Son

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has recently been the target of multiple Justice Department investigations. And here's one of huge concern after Sheriff’s Deputies recently shot a mentally ill man to death.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.