Tackling the Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Soaring Across America

As anti-Asian hate crimes skyrocket in America, cities are trying their hand at reform through passing bills and launching task forces. However, some advocates feel policing the problem is a “band-aid” for addressing the root of anti-Asian sentiment.

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Why ‘Defunding’ Won’t Reform Police

For many protesters, “defunding” has the air of a punitive measure—to punish the police by cutting their budgets. But that ignores the gritty day-to-day reality of police work, in which cops are often the first responders to mental health crises or domestic violence, write two University of Nebraska policing scholars.

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Federal Drug Asset Seizures Slashed by Half Since 2009

One of the government’s favorite tools in the War on Drugs—seizing the property of individuals convicted of drug-related crimes—appears to be losing favor with authorities, according to a study by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. The strategy has come under fire from critics on both the left and right.