Tag Archives: new york

Part Three: Comparing the Precincts- Is Crime Reduced by Stop-and-Frisk?

As the Floyd v. New York trial continues in federal court, we hear various rationales about why the policy’s effectiveness trumps the widespread erosion (if not clear violation) of civil rights.  The primary excuse for wholesale stopping of pedestrians, frequently … Continue reading

Posted in Courts, Police, Race | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

So You Want to Be A Legislator? A Few Tips Involving Prisons

Those wanting to know more can go to http://www.PrisonersOfTheCensus.org and get the latest on this tactic in all 50 states.

Posted in Commentary, Legislation, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Gov. Cuomo: Prisons are NOT jobs!

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo makes a groundbreaking remark that Prisons are Not Jobs.  Read more, as he attempts to reconcile the issue of the upstate NY economy being fueled by prison guards.  See also the campaign “Milk Not Jails” … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, prison economics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment