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The Fear Factor: Stephen Harper's "Tough on Crime" Agenda
This study analyses the financial and human costs of the Harper government's tough on crime agenda and concludes it is wrong-headed, expensive, and counter-productive. In fact, it will likely lead to ...
Iraq: Guerrilla War in Sadr City: Against The Current vol. 114
In attacking first Najaf, then Tal Afar and Samarra, and finally tackling the center of Sunni resistance in Fallujah, the United States was seeking to reverse this process. But these attacks were not...
Race and Class: What the Jena 6 Case Shows: Against The Current vol. 131
Some 50,000 people converged on the small Louisiana town of Jena on September 20. The protest shook up not only the two-stoplight town but sent a loud siren across the country. The 85% white populatio...
Rampant Racism in the Criminal Justice System
The biggest crime in the U.S. criminal justice system is that it is a race-based institution where African-Americans are directly targeted and punished in a much more aggressive way than white people.
The Real War on Crime: The Report of the National Criminal Justice Commission
Donziger, Steven R.
A thorough examination of the American criminal justice system.
Shadow boxing in the drug ring
de Brie, Christian
The "war on drugs" and its simplistic nature.
Telling the Truth: Socialist Register 2006
Panitch, Leo; Keys, Colin (eds.)
A collection of essays that examines the difficulties of illuminating the degenerative and secretive nature of public life.