The ur-liberals over at the Washington Monthly are finally catching on, with this very well-done feature by Alexander Gourevitch on how obsessive opposition to DDT is killing people in the Third World. He explains how the scare-science behind opposition to DDT is falling apart, and how Western agendas are influencing Africans who really ought to be using the chemical to curb rampant malaria. An op-ed I did on the subject back in March 2000 is here.
Dallas Cops Who Joked About Pinning a Man to the Ground Until He Stopped Breathing Get Qualified Immunity
The decision vividly illustrates how the doctrine shields police from accountability for using excessive force.
I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.
Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in 'Virtuous Victim Signaling,' Says Study
Plus: Protesters sue over alleged mistreatment by arresting officers, a new ruling on robocalls, and more...
Recent data from Minneapolis show an increase in shooting crimes but not other crimes, the same pattern as in Chicago in 2016. The likely reason is a reduction in police street stops, just as in Chicago in 2016.