Tag Archives: Baltimore

Poverty ‘as a matter of values’

Paul Krugman: Most notably, mortality among white women has increased sharply since the 1990s, with the rise surely concentrated among the poor and poorly educated; life expectancy among less educated whites has been falling at rates reminiscent of the collapse … Continue reading

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Solzhenitsyn: ‘Wherever the law is, crime can be found’

Here’s the problem with a jury trial in the Freddie Gray case: While Ms. Mosby offered a detailed timeline of the events surrounding Mr. Gray’s death, she did not reveal any of the evidence supporting it. Nor did she say … Continue reading

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The drug war and ‘social control’: David Simon

Using his experience as a cops reporter, David Simon, creator of “The Wire,” analyzes what has happened in Baltimore, addressing the comment I’ve read about What To Do about a city whose police force boasts a black chief and most … Continue reading

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