While the list does have some problems, the benefits of surveilling potential terrorists far outweighs the harms posed by it, especially considering that being on the list itself is not a crime.
Racial discrepancies in Police stops cannot be explained by different crime rates among Black Communities.
If we never get back our ability to smell this rancid cologne – if we allow ourselves to become desensitized to Trump’s ignorance, his arrogance, his shocking lack of compassion and his blatant bigotry – we may make a collective choice on November 8 that we cannot undo.
The 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force is expansive, outdated and has dangerously normalized endless war.
Beyond Colin Kaepernick’s fundamental right to refuse to stand and salute the flag, the fact that Black Americans are second class citizens needs to be recognized.
While an Arab Spring style revolution is currently unlikely, Mugabe’s actions toward protestors and currents of discontent will shape the future of Zimbabwe’s presidency.
For police, legitimacy is crucial: it means that citizens are more likely to comply with orders, report crimes, act as witnesses, assist in investigations and support police power. But, like a teacher on the first day of school, police only acquire a limited amount of respect from their title alone. The rest can be earned through their actions.