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May 1st, 2015 - 5:37 pm § in Misc.

Freddie Gray’s long ride

  The route; the van.[...]

May 1st, 2015 - 5:13 pm § in Misc.

The accused cops

Photos: Left, Officer Ceasar Gooding Jr., 45, the van driver, is charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, second-degree assault, two vehicular manslaughter charges and misconduct in office; right, Officer William Porter, 25, is charged with involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault, a[...]

May 1st, 2015 - 1:57 pm § in Misc.

A brief history of Baltimore paddywagon mayhem

It’s now clear that Freddie Gray was “taken for a ride” by Baltimore cops, and didn’t survive the experience.┬áThe practice is so common there are multiple slang terms for it: “Rough ride,” “wild ride,” “bringing them up front,” “scre[...]

May 1st, 2015 - 9:09 am § in Uncategorized

a portrait of freddie gray

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May 1st, 2015 - 8:50 am § in Uncategorized

Baltimore D.A.’s press conference

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May 1st, 2015 - 8:28 am § in Uncategorized

Baltimore D.A. charges all 6 cops in Freddie Gray arrest; charges against 1 cop include 2nd degree murder

Baltimore’s newly-elected prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, a black woman from a family of police officers, announced she is filing criminal charges against all 6 police officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest this morning. At least 1 of the officers is charged with second-degree murder. Arr[...]

May 1st, 2015 - 1:06 am § in America

A Primer on Economics

Chad Lupkes: Economic Theory: The Terms of the Debate What we need is a better understanding of the terms of the debate. My intention here is to define what those terms are, explain where we are now, and where we want to be. I’ll also describe the directions that we could go that we don’[...]