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A year since the murder of George Floyd and the biggest Black Lives Matter protests yet, white support for Black lives has….declined. In both cases, the deterioration in support is noteworthy because we do not merely observe a return to pre-Floyd opinion levels. Rather, since last summer, Republicans and white people have actually become less […]

Ban Tear Gas

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On May 2, 2021

In our conversations about the disaster that is American policing, one thing that is not coming up as often as it should is that the police should not be allowed to use tear gas. There are lots of rea

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Are There Good Cops? Part 9

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On April 28, 2021
The evidence is most certainly not strong for the point! A Georgia sheriff has been indicted on federal civil rights charges, including charges that he approved a policy to use chair restraints. Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill faces four charges that he deprived detainees of the right to due process and freedom from use of […]
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Are There Good Cops? Part 6

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On April 25, 2021
Nope: The video shows a 73-year-old woman, clutching wildflowers and her wallet, being thrown to the ground and handcuffed in Loveland, Colo., last year by police officers who suspected her of shoplifting items worth $13.88 from a Walmart. The woman, Karen Garner, has dementia, a lawsuit says. Repeatedly, she cries out in pain and appears […]
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