Ryan Grim, Robby Soave, and Kim Iversen react to the deal struck between Boeing and prosecutors regarding the 737 Max crashes.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to new reporting alleging Jeffrey Epstein intended to trade secrets about former presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump in exchange for leniency when he was arrested in 2019.
Igor Volsky, executive director at Guns Down America, reacts to Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz’s guilty plea and reviews the terms of the Second Amendment case set to be heard by the Supreme Court.
Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Imprisoned In Communications Management Unit Designed For Terrorists
The Dissenter Daniel Hale is the first person accused of an unauthorized disclosure of information to be imprisoned in a Communications Management Unit by the United States government. Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale, who pled guilty to violating the Espionage Act, was transferred from a jail in Virginia to […]
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new poll reveals most Americans believe the House special January 6 committee is a partisan exercise to gain political points. Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss.
Human rights lawyer Steven Donziger gives the latest updates on his criminal contempt charges.
Krystal and Saagar review the letter sent by a bipartisan group of legislators warning Amazon that they could be investigated due to possible lies under oath last year
Team Rising reacts to former President Trump’s lawsuit against the House January 6 committee and the National Archives
Robby Soave breaks down new data on hate crimes.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to a new Supreme Court ruling on qualified immunity for law enforcement.
By Damon Root, Reason A Supreme Court decision against New York’s gun control scheme would be a victory for both criminal justice reform and the Second Amendment. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this fall in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, which challenges […]
There is an interesting collection of links about the “progressive prosecutor” phenomenon on the Marshall Project’s website. Progressive prosecutors are an interesting example of reform within the system, and one that I wouldn’t have predicted, although relying on prosectors for any kind of reform is risky business, because […]
By Harrison Jones Metro UK Police have raided the expensive home of Sir David Amess’ suspected killer, on a north London street close to a number of local celebrities. It is one of various three-storey townhouses on the road, with neighbours including the broadcaster Giles Coren and late […]
By Natasha Lennard, The Intercept Daniel Baker’s calls for armed defense against possible far-right attacks led to a much harsher sentence than that facing most insurrectionists. ON TUESDAY, a Florida judge sentenced Daniel Baker, an anti-fascist activist, to 44 months in federal prison for social media posts that called for armed […]
By Billy Binion, Reason It was unconstitutional to charge Jenna Holm with manslaughter. But the state wanted to protect its own. An Idaho judge has dismissed a manslaughter charge against a woman after she was accused of killing a police officer who was killed by another police officer. […]
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to a decision by the British Metropolitan Police to not pursue prosecution of Prince Andrew.
Saagar breaks down the new policy proposal from the IRS that would target ordinary Americans’ bank accounts and let billionaires off the hook for their shady financial transactions
Co-host of Useful Idiots podcast and host of The Katie Halper Show, Katie Halper, explains why Katie Couric’s editing of an interview with Ruth Bader Ginsburg was unethical journalistic practice.
By David Heleniak In deciding whether to enter a domestic violence restraining order, many judges think about their careers in addition to the merits of the cases before them. While the damage to parent–child relationships and to children’s mental health caused by the overzealous entering of restraining orders […]
Krystal and Saagar are joined by David Sirota of the Daily Poster to discuss the legal techniques being used by opioid billionaires to protect themselves and how congress is protecting them
The bottom line: Rioting and violence get results. The carrot needs to be backed up with the stick. By Ned Oliver, Virginia Mercury Virginia lawmakers finalized a sprawling package of criminal justice reform bills this week as they gaveled out of a special legislative session that stretched nearly […]
By Ashley Lucas, Plough I. FATHER, PANTHER, SOLDIER, SPY In 2014 in Pennsylvania, Russell Maroon Shoatz was released from twenty-two consecutive years of solitary confinement into the general prison population. This is twenty-one years and fifty weeks longer than the length of time in solitary the United Nations […]
By Ivan Pentchoukov Epoch Times A federal judge in Austin, Texas, granted a temporary injunction on Oct. 6 against the Texas anti-abortion law that drew national attention after it recently survived judicial scrutiny by the Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman, an Obama appointee, opined that “a person’s […]
By Chris Hedges, Consortium News Judge Loretta Preska, an adviser to the conservative Federalist Society, to which Chevron is a major donor, sentenced human rights attorney and Chevron nemesis Steven Donziger to six months in prison Friday for misdemeanor contempt of court after he had already spent 787 […]
Robby Soave details why the FBI’s investigations of critical race theory protests reveal a stark double standard in free speech protections.
In April 2018, the founders of the online classifieds website Backpage.com, Michael Lacey and James Larkin, and five people who worked for them, were indicted. One of the employees has already pleaded guilty. Lacey and Larkin were accused of facilitating prostitution in violation of the Travel Act, money […]
Matt Stoller reacts to Facebook’s outage yesterday, plus the company’s efforts to dismiss an FTC antitrust suit.
Krystal and Saagar are joined by policy expert Charles Lehman to understand the 30% spike in murders that took place among all the chaos of 2020
Krystal and Saagar update viewers on the jail sentence handed to Steven Donziger in his fight against Chevron and how little coverage it received in media spaces
Hopefully, these cases will escalate polarization and increase support for pan-secession. Kim Iversen details the potential landmark cases on the Supreme Court’s docket this term.
Marianne Williamson: Steve Donziger MAX Sentence Is Human Rights Abuse, ATTACK On Big Oil Opposition
Marianne Williamson reacts to Steven Donziger’s sentencing for criminal contempt in his legal saga with Chevron.
Journalist Zaid Jilani reacts to the partisan gap in how Americans perceive the country’s crime rate.
Reporter for The Intercept, Nick Pinto, gives the latest updates on the crisis at Rikers Island.
Team Rising debates a new BOP policy that is raising serious questions about prisoners’ right to privacy.
This guy’s case makes the idea of “respect for the law” sound like a bad joke. Krystal and Saagar interview Steven Donziger, the lawyer under house arrest who will soon be going to prison due to retaliation from Chevron after he won a historic lawsuit against them
Krystal and Saagar break down the conviction of singer R Kelly after he was finally brought to trial following decades of misconduct and abuse that was practically ignored by polite society
Ryan Grim, Emily Jashinsky, and Robby Soave discuss the edited quote that has the ACLU under fire.
By Jack Phillips Epoch Times The FBI reported on Sept. 27 that murders rose by 29.4 percent in the United States in 2020 compared to the previous year—one of the largest single-year increases ever recorded in the country’s recorded history. The federal law enforcement agency’s data show that […]
This headline has a little bit of everything. By Zachary Stieber, Epoch Times A U.S. military veteran who was charged in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol breach has died. John Anderson, 61, died at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sept. 21, according to family members and his […]
Ryan Grim, Robby Soave, and managing editor of Shadowproof, Kevin Gosztola, react to reporting that the CIA developed plans to assassinate Julian Assange for his role in the Vault 7 leaks.
Activism, Uncensored: Lots of Hype, and an Undercover Agent Arrested at the “Justice for January 6th” Rally
By Matt Taibbi A million reporters and police, a handful of demonstrators, and at least one undercover agent at a very noisy dud of a demonstration. The “Justice for January 6th” rally held on September 18th in Washington had plenty of advance fanfare, with audiences told Capitol cops […]
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks on the House floor during a debate on the Women’s Health Protection Act.
Team Rising reacts to reporting that Facebook uses its News Feeds feature to push flattering content about the company.
Ryan Grim and Alyssa Farah break down the latest developments on the crisis at Rikers Island, including news that a 42-year-old man has died in custody.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new poll shows that a plurality of Americans believe abortion should be legal in most or all circumstances.
Saagar takes a look at the details of the Gabby Petito murder and how the mainstream media has responded to the online interest taken in the case
Krystal and Saagar respond to the feminists in mainstream media defending Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes as her trial for fraud continues
Alyssa Farah makes the case for better media coverage of the country’s hundreds of missing Native American girls and women.
Yet another battle intensifies. Maybe there will be some violent streetfighting between pro-life and pro-choice the same way there has been between the alt-right/lite and the antifa/SJWs, with the large cities in red states declaring “abortion rights sanctuaries” and other places declaring “right-to-life sanctuaries.” Krystal and Saagar look […]
This guy needs to be the Attorney-General. by Ryan Alexander-Tanner The NIB In 18 months, Chesa Boudin has introduced a huge shift in how San Francisco’s carceral system operates. Can he keep it up? READ MORE