Proponents of "bipartisan criminal justice reform" argue that their efforts to end mass incarceration are nonpartisan, non-ideological and "evidence-based," but fail to address exhaustive evidence of race- and class-based policing and prosecution that are foundational to the criminal legal system.
Walt Whitman had a craving for a society so different from our own, the opposite of the dog-eat-dog morals that govern neoliberalism quite as much as neoconservatism. But the negatives that seem so powerful today and need so desperately to be overcome would, in the eyes of Whitman, surely be overcome.
Éric Zemmour's Le Suicide français was the second-best-selling book in France last year, and the most argued over. In the book, Zemmour adopts a prosecutorial tone, and one thing becomes very clear the deeper one gets into his book: He does not give a damn about his Muslim fellow citizens. He has contempt for them - and wants his readers to share his view.