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David A. Love

David A. Love

David A Love is the executive director of Philadelphia-based Witness to Innocence, a national organization of exonerated former death row prisoners and their families in the US. He is also executive editor of BlackCommentator.com, and a contributor to the Huffington Post and the NBC News site, theGrio. Follow David on Twitter @davidalove

Articles by this author

 

A Cold Civil War Is Being Waged by Republicans

Republicans who failed to overturn the 2020 presidential election are now trying to prevent future electoral defeats through voter suppression.

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The Australia Fires Portend a Future of Climate Apartheid

The climate denialism of the rich and powerful is increasing the suffering of the poor and marginalised communities.

David A. Love ·


Why Obama Is Just Plain Wrong About Democrats Moving 'Too Far Left'

The former president is mistaken if he believes that in appealing to the electorate, Democrats must tamp down their message and advocate for tweaks in the system rather than systemic reform.

David A. Love ·


Mass Shootings: The Most American Way to Kill and Die

Racism, corruption and arms proliferation are fuelling America's mass shooting epidemic

David A. Love ·


Cyntoia Brown Shows Us That Justice Is Not Blind

Is a system broken when it works as designed?

David A. Love ·


Why It's One Law for the Rich in America and McJustice for the Rest

Fifty years after the supreme court ordered states to provide legal counsel to all, Americans still only get the justice they can afford

David A. Love ·


How America's Death Penalty Murders Innocents

The evidence is in: the US criminal justice system produces wrongful convictions on an industrial scale – with fatal results

David A. Love ·


The US Government's Capital Punishment Prerogative

To our shame, the federal authorities have broad powers to execute – even in states that have abolished the death penalty

David A. Love ·

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