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British Cops: Marijuana's Smell "Causes Cancer"

3 years agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An embarrassing piece of misinformation from police and journalists is unraveled by a dogged scientist.
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New Twist in British Spy’s Case Unravels in U.S.

News : The Lede (2 years ago)

A British police officer who spent seven years infiltrating environmental and activist groups while working undercover for the Metropolitan Police force in London, may have monitored an American computer scientist and spied on other... Read Post

Post-Ferguson Police Reforms Require Look at Police Unions, Structural Power, Not "Community Relations"

News : Reason (20 hours ago)

A long piece from The Nation explains “why it’s impossible to indict a cop” and the systemic hurdles to police reform, including, briefly, the role of police unions: Firing a police officer with a record of abusive behavior (or wors... Read Post

Morning Roundup: Nov. 26, 2014

Health / Addiction : The Fix (1 hour ago)

CNN anchor Don Lemon causes stir with marijuana comments, Shia LeBeouf doing well (so far) in rehab, and drunk cop fires weapon at another off-duty cop. Read Post

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