Category: Law, Crime, & Justice
The Supreme Court has been a reactionary institution for most of its history. We need to take on its power and fight for real democracy in the United States
In 2020 the Supreme Court will be even more likely do the same–i.e. stop the vote count and ‘select’ Trump’– with a 6-3 vote. Except this time it will not even be a vote recount; it will be a first count of mail in ballot votes
Every issue we care about is at stake: abortion rights, campaign finance reform, voting rights, workers’ rights, health care, LGBTQ rights, climate change, environmental rights, gun safety and more.
Portland’s new district attorney said he wouldn’t prosecute most protesters. Police kept arresting them anyway.
Combined with his extremist position on executive power, Barr’s religious fundamentalism makes him the most treacherous man in America, second only to Trump himself
A look at the dangers posed to students by law enforcement and how to invest in real safety for our nation’s children
When I first met Julian Assange more than ten years ago, I asked him why he had started WikiLeaks. He replied: “Transparency and accountability are moral issues that must be the essence of public life and journalism.”
It’s dubious that America is the “land of the brave,” but certainly police, who whenever they kill an unarmed victim immediately explain that they “feared for their lives” as justification, cannot lay claim to that appellation
Mere reform won’t fix policing
We need resources directly distributed to our communities so that our communities can create safety outside the same state that targets us