After months of organizing that included the establishment of two protest encampments, Philadelphia’s unhoused people successfully pushed the city to agree to provide housing on a community land trust on October 14.
Axon Inc., a $6 billion company known for body cameras and “Tasers,” claims to be making “rapid growth” in U.S. prisons and markets abroad.
Over 2,000 mathematicians have signed a letter agreeing to boycott all collaboration with police, and insisting their colleagues do the same.
Our conversation addresses a number of issues relating to e-carceration including how it deprives people of their liberty, why electronic monitoring is not better than prison, and the use of surveillance technology in the time of COVID-19.
We discuss the fundamental issues with reform & the co-optation of abolitionist demands, how electronic monitoring denies people’s basic needs while shifting the costs of incarceration from the government onto the individual, why community policing is anti-community, and more.
Students see police as a source of violence and their only protection against it—a contradiction underscoring the need for new school safety models.
In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, several school boards voted or are in the process of voting to defund school police forces.
Members of Congress obtained disaster loans for their businesses through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
The surge of unemployment claims during COVID-19 has created major backlogs that plague several states and prevent people from receiving money.
During the coronavirus pandemic, Seattle City Council members have launched another effort to tax Amazon and other large corporations.
The State of Tennessee is in the midst of a health care crisis, where its residents are struggling with debt, bankruptcies, and a lack of access to health care, while suffering from some of the highest rates in the United States of preventable illnesses.
Migrant workers share stories of wage theft and retaliation by employers, and how there is little-to-no enforcement of state labor protections.
Can you think of any men who were held accountable for CIA torture? No, you cannot. That is why deputy CIA director Gina Haspel should be their next director.
President Donald Trump hoisted the Thanksgiving turkey into the air, and said, “Is this a woman turkey?” And added, “Women turkeys are very special.”
Not wanting to let the moment pass, a man is still waiting for a liberal hotline to give him talking points on Trump that he can repeat to family.
The White House and members of Congress prepared thoughts and prayers for those who will be shot and killed in the nation’s next mass shooting. “It is best to be ready, since we’re not going to entertain a national conversation or support a policy change that could possibly reduce the
In a draft four-year plan, the Scott Pruitt’s EPA promises to go above and beyond to restore the rights of states to endure climate change.
As a nation once again debates whether to debate whether to do anything meaningful to make it harder for Americans to kill masses of people with guns, sources with the National Weather Service said they plan to include potential threats of gun violence in their forecasts. One official sighed very