Friedman is correct about the reason for poverty in America (and that the free market is by far the greatest engine for eliminating poverty, bar none); his formulation doesn’t go as far as it could have, however.
Black-on-black crime as a way to explain a deep black pathology is bullshit.
My entry in Angry Hourglass’s latest flash fiction post. Aside from a 360-word max, the photo prompt above is the Continue reading
The only matter of fact that needs uncovering is whether Officer Darren Wilson was legally justified under Missouri law to shoot Michael Brown the six times that he did. That’s it.
An unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, was killed because he was walking down the street with another friend. Jaywalking. If I'm walking down that street with a friend, am I going to be accosted? Probably not.
Whitney Curtis for the New York Times It’s only been two days since I wrote this piece on here, “Ferguson Continue reading
First, let’s get the wacky stuff (albeit, people genuinely believe this) out of the way: No, the 50,000 unaccompanied children Continue reading
As always, PBS’s Frontline has a great special on Solitary Confinement in the United States, which you can view below: Continue reading