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Domestic Violence Survivor Wendy Howard’s Trial Reveals The Prosecution’s Sexism

Wendy Howard shot her abusive ex-partner while defending herself and her daughters. Now the criminal legal system is only adding to the sexist violence she’s already experienced. On October 21st, a Kern County jury found Wendy Howard not guilty of first and second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter for shooting her abusive ex-partner Kelly Pitts in

NYPD’s Post-Colorado Springs Pinkwashing Is Pure Propaganda

New York’s cops have a long history of violence against queer and trans people. On November 19, moments before midnight, an armed bigot entered Club Q, an LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs, Colorado, during Trans Day Of Remembrance events and opened fire, killing five people and injuring at least 18 people. In response to the

Eric Adams And Kathy Hochul’s Plan To Put More Cops In The Subway Will Only Do More Harm

On October 22, Governor Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced “major actions to keep subways safe and address transit crime.” Those actions included surging police presence on platforms and subways (which has been done as recently as last year), dedicated units at psychiatric centers for the unhoused population from the street

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The Crime Panic That Helped Elect Eric Adams Is Now Turning Against Him

Hyperbolic crime coverage by local media helped pave the way for former NYPD cop Eric Adams to become the mayor of New York City. But now that same media-manufactured crime panic is preventing Adams from claiming to have saved the city. New York City’s cop-mayor is now trying to fight against the media-contrived crime panic

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