Justice
Why Queer Communities Are Welcoming Armed Antifascist Protection
Natasha Lennard – Nov. 29
After the Club Q massacre, there’s no comparing far-right violence and community self-defense.
Philly DA Larry Krasner: In Midterms, Democrats Went “Republican-Lite” on Crime
Akela Lacy – Nov. 29
The embattled progressive district attorney said election victories show how Democrats can win big — by leaning into criminal justice reforms.
In U.S. Military, Sexual Assault Against Men Is Vastly Underreported
Nick Turse – Nov. 29
An average of 45 male service members are sexually assaulted every day, according to Pentagon statistics. As with women, shame and stigma suppress the truth.
A Special Prosecutor Found Kevin Johnson’s Case Was Tainted by Racism. Missouri Is About to Kill Him Anyway.
Liliana Segura, Jordan Smith – Nov. 27
Kevin Johnson is facing execution for killing a cop when he was 19. A special prosecutor says his sentence should be vacated.
A Criminal Ratted Out His Friend to the FBI. Now He’s Trying to Make Amends.
Trevor Aaronson – Nov. 26
The FBI paid a convicted sex offender $90,000 to set up his friend and his friend’s mentally ill buddy in a terrorism sting.
The War on Immigrants
Was the Killing of a Migrant by a Former ICE Warden a Hate Crime or a Terrible Accident?
Debbie Nathan – Nov. 19
At Fivemile Tank, a watering hole in the bleak desert of West Texas, two men pulled up in a truck. One aimed a gun into the brush.
Pennsylvania GOP House Leader Blessed Larry Krasner Impeachment Vote After Heated Caucus Meeting
Akela Lacy – Nov. 15
Right-wing Republicans in the state House, who have been threatening Kerry Benninghoff’s leadership, demanded a lame-duck vote in a caucus meeting.
Staring Down the Execution Chamber at 76, Murray Hooper Still Says He’s Innocent
Liliana Segura – Nov. 15
Some of his co-defendants were exonerated. Others died behind bars. Of four death sentences, only Hooper’s remains. Now he’s up for execution.
The War on Immigrants
The Public Has Never Seen the U.S. Government Force-Feed Someone — Until Now
Travis Mannon, José Olivares – Nov. 15
In an exclusive video, a hunger striker is force-fed in ICE detention — lifting the veil of secrecy on a practice condemned by medical ethicists.
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