The Day My Faith in America Died

Huff Post: by Paul Brandies Raushenbush — “Do you think the Surgeon General is behind it?” Sean joked with me this morning, “I mean there were cigarettes and cigarillos involved in both so maybe they just really don’t want us to smoke.” Sean’s attempt at humor masked the deep pain he is […]

Met police accused of abusing black fireman have case to answer, says IPCC

theguardian:  by Paul Lewis — Watchdog says six officers should face disciplinary action over claims they abused and Tasered Edric Kennedy-Macfoy The IPCC has concluded there was evidence the officers racially stereotyped firefighter Edric Kennedy-Macfoy. Six Metropolitan police officers accused of responding to an offer of assistance from an off-duty […]