Organizations that use police scanners to monitor police activities by legally filming cops on duty have said they've experienced retaliation in the form of unjustified detainment and arrests as well as police intimidation. Some groups have even been labeled as domestic terrorists.
Filmmaker, journalist, professor and author Bridgett M. Davis ranks among the most influential culture workers living in Brooklyn. One of "10 New York Authors to Read Right Now" according to Time Out, Davis crosses cultures with Into The Go-Slow, a beautiful novel that explores themes of loss and recovery.
As India's NDA government led by Narendra Modi settles into the corridors of power in New Delhi, its policy directions are becoming clear. The initial trends are not very encouraging for environmentalists. Proactive decision-making is normal for new regimes and not unique to the NDA. Many thousands of hectares of forestland were cleared for development projects - mainly mining - in the last three decades. But the process of obtaining clearances for a range of projects has been fast-tracked.