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Police and Law Enforcement
Police and Law Enforcement news and analysis from The Nation
September 28, 2022
Trump’s Judges Are Just Getting Started
On this week’s episode of
The Time of Monsters
, Linda Hirshman discusses how the reactionary courts could block progressive governance.
September 19, 2022
The Coup Next Time
The hard right is grooming the military and law enforcement for insurrection.
September 14, 2022
Haiti Is On Fire Again, and Again the US Does Nothing to Help
Untroubled by the ballot, hugely unpopular, useless, negligent, and ruling without anything that could qualify as a functioning legislature, the country’s de facto prime minister, Ariel Henry, clings to power with Washington’s staunch support.
September 14, 2022
The Digital Soldiers Taking America’s Forever Wars Online
In this online battles pace, victory is fleeting and defeat never final, but the casualties are all too real—of fact and truth, memory and reality.
September 13, 2022
With Queen Elizabeth Gone, Monarchy’s Magic May Be Fading
If the Crown is the lid on Britain’s pressure cooker, it is now less firmly placed on a more combustible pot.
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September 8, 2022
DHS Surveillance Increasingly Targets US Citizens
The Department of Homeland Security and its component agencies are highly capable of keeping tabs on all of us—and they often do.
Gaby Del Valle
September 2, 2022
Why We Don’t Say “Reform the Police”
Reforms that leave policing’s core functions in place will not prevent state violence against Black people. To build a better society, we must abolish policing altogether.
Andrea J. Ritchie
August 31, 2022
The ACLU Fights for Minneapolis
Though international attention has waned, the battle over policing here still rages. Several lawsuits by the ACLU cut to the heart of what’s at stake.
August 25, 2022
Defund the Police Algorithms
Law enforcement is increasingly turning to software to surveil and anticipate crime. But a grassroots movement is emerging to resist algorithmic policing.
August 23, 2022
Republicans Ramp Up Their “Defund the FBI” Stunt
Republicans aren’t being hypocrites about the FBI and the Mar-a-Lago raid—they’ve never truly cared about effective law enforcement.