See the facts about the Charlottesville riot. You decide what they mean.

Summary: The Charlottesville riot at the "Unite the Right" event is trivial by most standards, but rich with insights into modern America. It is a milestone on a path to an ugly destination, which Left, Right, and Middle prefer not to see. Here are the facts. You decide their significance. “Where are the police?” shouted … Continue reading See the facts about the Charlottesville riot. You decide what they mean.

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Fear the police (important advice on the streets of his new America)

Let's do something different. Instead of discussing the evolution of the-America-that-once-was into a New America, let's have some practical advice about how to live in it. For example, what should you do when questioned by the police? You have identified yourself, and now the questions begin...  {From the archive of 2013.} Contents Don't talk without an attorney … Continue reading Fear the police (important advice on the streets of his new America)

Hard data from Harvard about police violence & race

Summary: At last in the long debate about police violence we have an actual analysis (rather than the amateur tallies). Professor Fryer Jr. (economics, Harvard) looks at a sample of the data and discovers some surprising news. He gives some innovative suggests for practical police reforms (i.e., possible to implement). His conclusions are essential reading … Continue reading Hard data from Harvard about police violence & race