“Just because I wanted Trump to win,” he allegedly said, per a transcript of the conversation included in the affidavit. “I just thought, give him another vote.” “I figured all these other guys are cheating,” he allegedly said, adding that his wife “was going to vote for Trump […]
By Shawna Chen, Axios More than 75 Asian and LGBTQ organizations issued a statement Wednesday rejecting the anti-Asian hate crime bill that recently soared through the Senate. Why it matters: The groups say the bill will bolster law enforcement and further harm marginalized people. Their opposition reflects a […]
As I have recently said, look for an eventual shift away from “defund the police” rhetoric (which is already fading) toward a renewed emphasis on “law and order” in response to rising crime rates, and with a move toward the creation of a national police force, which will […]
By German Lopez, Vox The homicide rate is significantly up in American cities. Here are some explanations for why. As if the Covid-19 pandemic wasn’t bad enough, America is also seeing a surge in homicides this year. A new report, by the Council on Criminal Justice, found homicides […]
A federal grand jury in Minnesota has indicted Derek Chauvin, the fired Minneapolis police officer convicted in the death of George Floyd, and three other former officers on civil rights charges. Chauvin is also facing charges in another incident. CBS News chief justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff […]
08:45 Public sentiment and punitive policy on crime 18:02 Glenn and Adaner on crime in America vs. Northern Europe 20:58 Democracy’s effect on criminal justice policy 24:29 Does the “New Jim Crow” cause higher incarceration? 31:33 Glenn puts on the hat of a Trump voter on crime and […]
Adaner Usmani, assistant professor of sociology and social studies at Harvard University, joins us to discuss the current wave of violent crime in the US, the law-and-order backlashes of prior decades, and the origins of mass incarceration. The Jacobin Show airs every Wednesday at 6 PM ET and […]
On The Jacobin Show, Adaner Usmani explains the economic origins of mass incarceration and discusses solutions for rolling back the police state today.
The DOJ, the CIA, the FBI, the Pentagon. The totalitarian humanist revolution is complete. Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti discuss the Biden administration’s domestic violence extremism review.
From 2019. It appears that the number of prisoners has leveled off and even declined slightlyly over the past decade even as population size has increased. My guess is that the overlords of the system have decided that two million prisoners is the optimal amount needed to keep […]
Juror who vowed impartiality in George Floyd case, despite donning BLM shirt, now touts jury duty as activism
This, along with Maxine Waters’ antics, could be the basis of an appeal. My guess is that this case is not over yet. Russia Today One of the jurors in the murder trial of former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin may have misled the judge about his knowledge of […]
Is the Night of the Long Knives on the way? Former NYC discusses exactly what happened when his home was raided by federal law enforcement on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’
Abolishing qualified immunity is spot on. American Civil Liberties Union The murder of George Floyd last year was another wake-up call for many Americans about racism in policing. It was also a reminder that past efforts to address racist police practices have failed repeatedly. At the time of […]
By Adam Klasfeld, Law and Crime Ghislaine Maxwell’s attorney shared a photograph of her client with a black eye behind bars on Thursday in an effort to improve the conditions of her pre-trial lockup. Maxwell claims not to know how she got the shiner, and her lawyer asserts […]
First Gaetz, now Giuliani. It looks like the ruling party really is trying to purge the opposition. By MICHAEL R. SISAK, MICHAEL BALSAMO and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators executed a search warrant Wednesday morning at the Manhattan home of Rudy Giuliani, former […]
Ryan Grim weighs in on the fight over who will run the antitrust division.
Justice in a corrupt society Why is it that there is no expensive tribunals set up to ‘establish the truth’ about joyriding in Darndale Crime and community policing The term ‘community policing’ has been much abused in recent times, most particularly in the North of Ireland where it […]
Solidarity Federation Anarchists are repeatedly accused by their detractors of being idealist, utopian and impractical. One matter, on which the libertarian perspective is often seen as particularly weak, is the thorny topic of crime. It would be fair to say that the “all coppers are bastards”-type polemics trotted […]
This is pretty interesting although I’m not sure I agree on every point. By Scott, Insurgency Culture Collective In The Descent of Man, [Charles Darwin] gave some powerful pages to illustrate its proper, wide sense. He pointed out how, in numberless animal societies, the struggle between separate individuals […]
Oh, well. Folks need to organize their own protection systems.
Todd Lewis is joined by Keith Preston, Swithun Dobson, and Terminal Philosophy to discuss the implications of Defund the Police, the Chauvin Trial, and the rise of the Martial Law State.
Host of The New York Times’ The Argument, Jane Coaston, discusses Florida governor, Ron DeSantis’ controversial ‘anti-riot’ law.
The state tries to strengthen its position.
An interesting assessment of the Chauvin case from an anti-Chauvin, but pro-cop, “conservative” perspective. By Andrew McCarthy, National Review If you did not watch the Derek Chauvin trial, but only heard the inflammatory comments spewing out of the White House and the media-Democrat complex, there are things about […]
It’s Going Down On today’s episode we speak with Kieran, President of CWA Local 7250 and long-time organizer in the Minneapolis area about how rank-n-file union members kicked the National Guard out of a union controlled Labor Center building. We talk about the National Guard on the streets […]
Team Rising reacts to Fox News host, Greg Gutfeld’s, comments on the Derek Chauvin verdict.
By Tom Perkins, The Guardian The vast majority of citations and charges against George Floyd protesters were ultimately dropped, dismissed or otherwise not filed, according to a Guardian analysis of law enforcement records and media reports in a dozen jurisdictions around the nation. But some prosecutors and law […]
By Jonah E. Bromwich, New York Times The district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., moved to dismiss thousands of cases dating back decades, amid a growing movement to change the criminal justice system’s approach to prostitution. The Manhattan district attorney’s office announced Wednesday that it would no longer […]
It’s interesting that both the President of the USA and the Speaker of the House are dementia patients. Host of Bad Faith podcast, Briahna Joy Gray, reacts to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comments following the Derek Chauvin verdict.
Krystal Ball and Emily Jashinsky break down the facts of the Derek Chauvin trial and three guilty verdicts.
Derek Chauvin put in handcuffs and taken away after a guilty verdict in the death of George Floyd.
A jury found Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis Police officer who kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for over 9 minutes last year, guilty of all charges including second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
And warm weather is on the way.
By Gabrielle Fonrouge, New York Post The man who shot up an Indianapolis FedEx facility and killed eight people was reportedly part of a bizarre internet subculture obsessed with “My Little Pony.” Posts on 19-year-old Brandon Hole’s since-taken-down Facebook page appear to indicate he was a member of […]
This is like Nixon’s “Manson is Guilty” moment. In a Senate floor speech, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about Maxine Waters’ statements about the Derek Chauvin trial.
The jury is beginning deliberations in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death, while the nation awaits the verdict.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds a plurality of voters, 47 percent, said Derek Chauvin should be found guilty in the murder of George Floyd. This survey was conducted online within the United States from April 16 – April 19 among 2881 registered voters […]
By Jason Good, Narconon Any kid from the 1980s and 1990s can recall the D.A.R.E. anti-drug program. The well-known drug abuse awareness program came on the coattails of Nancy Reagan’s “just say no” campaign. The campaign, steeped in the misguided ideology of the “war on drugs” purported to […]
The judge said that Rep. Maxine Waters comments on the Chauvin trial may cause the entire case being overturned on appeal.
The defense lawyer for Derek Chauvin accused the prosecution of prosecutorial misconduct and asked for a mistrial.
The judge gave the jury their final instructions before deliberations in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
Derek Chauvin’s attorney revealed that he and two others involved in the trial went to the same high school.
Washington, D.C. has requested National Guard support ahead of the Derek Chauvin verdict.
The defense explained what fanciful and capricious reasoning for the death of George Floyd could be.
The defense said that the state ‘failed’ to meet its burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt that Derek Chauvin should be guilty for the death of George Floyd.
The prosecution made its closing argument in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
‘This wasn’t policing, this was murder.’ The prosecution finished their closing argument in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
The prosecution made clear in their closing argument in the trial of Derek Chauvin that George Floyd was not on trial.
The prosecution in the trial of Derek Chauvin explained that this was not a prosecution of the police but a prosecution of Derek Chauvin.