In A Pandemic, The US Addiction To Incarceration Comes Back To Haunt Us

March 20, 2020

For decades, police could surveil and drug test thousands of Americans every day. Why can’t those same resources be used for coronavirus testing? Police Accountability Report continues its analysis of overpolicing and public health.

Extinction Rebellion: Hundreds Arrested in Protest of Climate Crisis

October 9, 2019

Thousands are taking part in two weeks of civil disobedience aimed at forcing governments to address climate change

How Johns Hopkins' Influence Haunts Baltimore (2/2)

The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins

May 21, 2019
In part two, Antero Pietila, author of “The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins,” discusses recent protests by students, community members and Hopkins employees over the institution’s relationship with Baltimore
7 Arrested After Police Raid Sit-in Against Hopkins Private Police

7 Arrested After Police Raid Sit-in Against Hopkins Private Police

May 8, 2019

The arrests came after an over month-long sit-in at Johns Hopkins against the university’s $1.5 million dollar ICE contracts and newly authorized private police force

Since Decriminalization, 96% of People Arrested for Weed in Baltimore Are Black

January 18, 2019

Journalist Brandon Soderberg and 34-year police veteran Neill Franklin discuss “Structural Racism and Cannabis: Black Baltimoreans still disproportionately arrested for weed after decriminalization.”

Tribes Reclaim Unceded Territories to Block Dakota Access Pipeline

October 24, 2016

The Real News reports from North Dakota where despite growing repression, water protectors reclaimed tribal territory as part of the growing resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Lauretta Prevost with Mirrors and Hammers Productions,,

Officers Withdrawn from North Dakota Following Arrest of Madison Elected Official

October 20, 2016

Madison Common Council Alderperson Rebecca Kemble speaks out after her arrest while working as a legal observer during the growing resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline

Contextualizing Baltimore’s Recent Police Shooting

December 17, 2014

LEAP’s Neill Franklin says the so called war on drugs and the over-policing of marginalized communities is the context for many negative interactions experienced by law enforcement

White House Withholds Thousands of Documents from Senate CIA Probe

March 16, 2014

Jonathan Landay: Despite vows to support the Senate Intelligence Committee , the White House has not turned over 9,000 pages of Bush Administration documents