Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: police reform

Atlanta’s legal showdown over the ‘Stop Cop City’ movement

A critical legal battle unfolds as Atlanta seeks to overturn a ruling allowing nonresidents to participate in a controversial referendum on a police training center.

Oh look, police reforms didn’t work

To the surprise of no one but naive liberal backers of the police, expensive reforms to law enforcement have done nothing to curb the killings.

Rethinking police reform: From defunding to promoting sustainability

Consistent with the UN sustainable development goals, police sustainability should also be concerned with providing a safe and secure workplace.

George Floyd week of action marks anniversary of his murder as...

Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, set off a nationwide uprising and global movement calling for an end to racism and for the defense of Black lives.

American cities have long struggled to reform their police – but...

Mayors and city councils nationwide have also pushed reforms emphasizing accountability and transparency, with many working to create independent oversight commissions.

California legislature introduces bill for cops to hold bachelor’s degrees to...

"This could be the beginning of changing the entire way that policing is done on the front end. Then we can let the bad cops retire on the back end.”

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.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.