The Washington Post has an editorial today on “Rodney King’s Legacy,” the hard-copy’s sub-headline of which asks, “Two decades after the beating that shocked the world, how much has changed?” The Post answers its question by saying that “the fears and suspicions” of police misconduct “understandably persist.” For evidence that fear and suspicion of the police is “understand[able],” the Post gives only two examples: (a) the fact that George Zimmerman was not initially charged with murder, and (b) the fact that lots more blacks and Latinos are stopped-and-frisked in New York City than are other racial groups.
On Saturday, the Washington Post editorial board echoed the sentiments of speech given by John McCain that called on Obama to essentially say meaner things to the Iranians. The Post’s editorial headline leadingly asked the question:... Read Post
The Guardian today, in its sub headline above an editorial concerning the Copenhagen summit announces: This editorial calling for action from world leaders on climate change is published today by 56 newspapers around the world in 20... Read Post
It's more than 20 years since a recording of police violence sparked riots in Los Angeles. The beating of Rodney King was caught on video and the footage shocked the world. But two decades later how much has changed? To discuss this... Read Post