Closing arguments are made in the trial of Derek Chauvin, as people in Minneapolis and around the country prepare for the announcement of the verdict. Continue reading 04.19.21. Closing Arguments
As the trial of Derek Chauvin proceeds, we look at statements from police and medical professionals who call the death of George Floyd the result of “deadly force.” Continue reading 04.06.21. Deadly Force
This week, as violent protests continue around the United States, we look at the controversial deployment of federal authorities to locations like Portland, Oregon, and the justification for this given by the DHS. Continue reading 07.27.20. Rights vs. Riots
The Capital Hill Autonomous Zone in Seattle has aroused controversy over what some call a “takeover” by political activists in the city. But has media reporting on the situation been accurate, and does it represent autonomy, anarchy, or something else? Continue reading 06.17.20. Autonomy, or Anarchy?
This week continues our analysis of the public response to George Floyd’s killing and opposition by military leaders to President Donald Trump’s desire to deploy the military in curbing violence during protests. Continue reading 06.08.20. The Age of Dissent
This week we discuss the tragic killing of George Floyd, the historic social unrest that has resulted, and how political leaders have responded to protests now occurring around the world. Continue reading 06.03.20. Justice for George