zero tolerance

Media Coverage of Trump Immigration Policies Ignores Democrats’ Complicity

June 29, 2018

The outrage at Trump’s immigration policies, the Muslim travel ban, family separations, indefinite incarceration, ‘zero tolerance,’ and now possibly no due process for immigrants, is justified, but forgets all too easily Obama’s and the Democrat’s own horrific immigration policies, says Roberto Lovato

A Once Silent Crisis is Now a Deafening Cry

June 27, 2018
Trump's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents and holding them in cages is sparking a wave of public outrage

Why Urban Policing Cannot Be Reformed Pt. II: Making the Myth of Black Failure

October 30, 2017

A Real News investigation into intractable corruption in Baltimore explores the cultural and social imperatives that inform police driven narratives of African-Americans from zero tolerance to the ongoing war on drugs

Residents Fight Back Against Revival of Get Tough Crime Strategy

July 26, 2017

Tensions boiled over at a Baltimore City Council hearing Tuesday during testimony on a law that would impose mandatory minimum sentences for illegal possession of a gun

Baltimore Commissioner Apologizes to Residents for Unconstitutional Policing

September 2, 2016

In a wide-ranging interview, BPD chief Kevin Davis repudiated the zero tolerance mass arrest strategy calling it a ‘lazy man’s way of policing’

How Zero Tolerance Policing Destroyed Black Communities in Baltimore

August 30, 2016

Ten of thousands of city residents were swept up in a policy that the Department of Justice says lead to illegal arrests and unconstitutional policing focused solely on African-American neighborhoods

BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

March 20, 2014
Journalist Cherri Foytlin discusses how Gulf residents are still experiencing health problems and a depletion of wildlife due to the aftermath of the BP oil spill

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

March 20, 2014
Journalist Cherri Foytlin discusses how Gulf residents are still experiencing health problems and a depletion of wildlife due to the aftermath of the BP oil spill

Students and Teachers Defend Education

January 9, 2014
Student activist Tre Murphy: Eric Holder and Arne Duncan’s call for less use of zero-tolerance policies is a good start but much work remains to reign in the use of law enforcement in public schools

Race, class and opportunity

July 23, 2013
Davey D: What appeared as President Obama’s unexpected comments on race should be seen as calculated, while he considers NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly as the next Homeland Security Secretary