The agreement also includes several reforms aimed at preventing reckless drug raids based on dubious evidence.
Black Lives Matter
American society is grappling with complex, nuanced issues connected to race and political power. If we have to filter that debate through the binary of choosing to stand or sit for a national anthem, we'll never get much resolved.
Different factions in Portland react to a death in the streets.
"When terror is seen as justified, I think it's inevitable that something terrible is going to happen," journalist Nancy Rommelmann told Nick Gillespie last week.
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Protests and riots have broken out in the Wisconsin city following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Rose City has been on fire for months. Are Portland-style protests coming soon to a town near you?
Neither does Portland. But the fact that the violence is continuous and seems to be escalating is cause for concern.
A 17-year-old Illinois teen has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide.
Millions of new firearm owners who have lost faith in cops and government will be a tough audience for shopworn gun control schemes.
'Silence Is Violence': D.C. Black Lives Matter Protesters Adopt Strategy of Intimidating Random White People
Evergreen College, but everywhere
The results reflect the impact of increasing publicity about police abuses.
Was the L.A. District Attorney's Husband Acting in Self-Defense When He Threatened to Shoot Protesters on His Porch?
David Lacey faces three misdemeanor assault charges that hinge on whether he reasonably believed he and his wife were in danger.
Growing calls to defund or abolish cops in the wake of police-brutality protests are at odds with what most African Americans actually want.
Let's replace the names of Confederate figures with those of patriots who upheld America's ideals.
The party rejects a position shared by two-thirds of the country (but not its presidential nominee).
The summer of 2020 got a lot crappier over the weekend, according to the Reason Roundtable podcast.
"Garrett Foster understood that libertarianism was about speaking on behalf of those who are the most acutely affected by the abuses perpetrated by an overly aggressive and unaccountable government."
The Fifth Column podcaster is done with cancel culture, identity politics, and political orthodoxy.
The Fifth Column podcaster on racial identity, cancel culture, libertarianism, and Trump vs. Biden
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Seeking maximal punishment for a nonviolent offense will not help the Black Lives Matter movement.
That's not the case in countries with authoritarian rulers who want to believe that America is just like them.
Seattle police have arrested dozens of protesters during their sweep of the so-called Capitol Hill Occupied Protest.
The Souls of Yellow Folk author says a new "elite consensus" fixated on racial outrage is forming and may destroy our ability to function.
The plaintiffs argue that the city's tolerance of the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest has resulted in lawlessness and lost business.
The Brown University economist says prejudice and systemic racism are not the primary problems facing African Americans.
The Brown University economist and outspoken critic of Black Lives Matter discusses George Floyd, social progress, and the state of political discourse.
A dispatch from the Black House Autonomous Zone
Oakland 'Nooses' Turn Out To Be Exercise Swings; Mayor Wants To Investigate Them As a Hate Crime Anyway
A white mayor is pursuing a racially fraught investigation of a black man for hanging exercise straps in a park. What could go wrong?
A Lot More Ice Cream Trucks, a Lot Fewer Humvees at D.C.'s Largest Protest Since George Floyd's Death
Saturday afternoon's protests in the nation's capital saw huge crowds, few police, and no violence.
His famous line that a "riot is the language of the unheard" is often taken out of context.
The presidential candidate deserves praise for retreating from his tough-on-crime stance. But let's not forget that his policies contributed to mass incarceration and the police misconduct that people are protesting today.
Protesters Tear-Gassed, Arrested, Buzzed With Military Helicopters During Another Night of Protests in D.C.
Tonight's anti-police protests in the nation's capital saw fewer incidents of fires and vandalism, but also a heavy dose of aggressive police tactics.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey faces re-election today against a tough field calling for more criminal justice reforms.
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Activists disrupt a talk by Sharon McBride, a South Bend City Council member who is backing Buttigieg.
Noah Rothman says the right and the left are using appeals to victimization and identity politics to gain political power.
A decade of surveillance from the civil rights era makes a technology and social-media-fueled return.
Kmele Foster Gets Shouted Down by Black Lives Matter Activists After Pointing out That MLK Used Free Speech Protections—Wait, What?
This is your brain on campus activism
Arguments over Charlottesville, confessions of collegiate evangelizing, and a Q&A with Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson