Police State

Jon Queally, staff writer
The report—titled "Taking stock: A decade of drug policy"—evaluates the impacts of drug policies implemented across the world over the past decade, using data from the United Nations, peer-reviewed academic research, and a collection of grey literature from civil society. (Credit: Report cover / LSE)
International group calls for a major rethink of global policy on narcotics and an end to the failed efforts that governments refuse to relinquish
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Activists and city residents celebrate
"We hope that this verdict sends a clear message that police officers can no...
Julia Conley, staff writer
Despite right-wing senator's rhetoric, O'Rourke's support for combating use of...


Marking this "holiday of horrors," another black guy dies - this time on video - another white cop walks. The failure of a New York grand jury to indict Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death quickly sparked a righteous wave of protests and furious chants of "This Stops Today." A stunningly tone-deaf NYPD offered the hashtag #Wehearyou and the vow they're "committed to rebuilding public trust." Hey NYPD: The people have had it. Eric Garner's father: "There is no justice system."