police

Podcast
Jun 10, 2014

Policing the Crisis

Redeye
As governments continue their cuts to social services, cities are turning to police to manage the crisis of urban poverty. In Vancouver, the police budget has increased by $55 million in 6 years.
Podcast
Jun 2, 2014

Book: Racialized Policing

Redeye
Sociologist Elizabeth Comack interviewed nearly 80 Aboriginal people in Winnipeg in her research for this book. They reported experiences that were overwhelmingly negative.
Podcast
Apr 11, 2014

Rights groups call for independent CBSA watchdog

Redeye
The Canada Border Services Agency has sweeping police powers, yet unlike most other police forces in Canada, there is no independent oversight body to review its actions.
News
Apr 22, 2013
Watertown, Mass. on Friday. (Photo: Talk Radio News Service / flickr)

Bombs in Boston, amnesia in America

Garth Mullins
Mainstream news media and the police were fueling fear. These are the exact times when we need a clear voice, not just cheerleading for the authorities.

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