Trayvon Martin: Not Just Another Cause-du-Jour

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The Trayvon Martin case has taught Damon Young that it’s time to believe in something.

Let’s Abolish Prison, Not Reform It

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Does mass incarceration actually ensure “public safety” at all? Theresa Runstedtler and the prison abolition movement think not.

Troy Davis

On Wednesday, Troy Davis, a man who may well have been innocent of the crime for which he was convicted, was executed. Troy Davis was accused of killing Mark MacPhail, a Georgia police officer. Seven of the nine principal prosecution eyewitnesses changed all or part of their testimony, many alleging police coercion in getting their testimony. In addition, three […]

Opinion: The Commentary Track for the September 22nd Buy Pile, Issue #11 [@cbr] “Everything Old is New Again”

An analysis of elements from Hannibal Tabu’s reviews column on Comic Book Resources.

On Troy Davis: Is ‘Probably’ Really Enough?

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We weren’t sure if Troy Davis was a murderer, Slade Sohmer writes, so why is he dead?