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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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OP-ED: Police and Sexual Exploitation of Women in Nigeria

Living as a young woman in Lagos, Nigeria, I learned from a young age that the police are not always the best resort in cases of sexual and gender-based violence.  Most girls in Nigeria grow up with extensive knowledge of how the police’s negative attitude has done terrible harm to the women in our community.

John Miller, longtime copagandist, joins CNN

John Miller, a longtime member of NYPD top brass, retired on Friday and joined CNN as its Chief Law Enforcement and Intelligence Analyst today. Miller, who most recently oversaw the NYPD’s intelligence and counterterrorism bureaus, has created his own revolving door between journalism and policing for several decades. The hiring raises questions about CNN‘s commitment

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