Morning Ed: Crime (2018.01.23.T}
[Cr1] In a bold move, Alaska has ended cash bail. I’m not one to believe that because most of the world does one thing and we do another that we should reconsider our stance, but it would be worth our while here to look at what other countries do for a system that so obviously privileges wealth.
[Cr3] Sometimes it seems like if Uber didn’t exist, a capitalist-hating creative type would have to invent them. Is Lyft this way?
[Cr4] Kate Waldman has a good piece on why USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar’s victims were ignored. What jumps out at me about this one is how his victims were bigger than he was, and yet still…
[Cr5] California prison guards have a very high suicide rate.
[Cr6] Danielle S McLaughlin argues that the media (and others) owe the girl who made up the hijab attack an apology.
[Cr7] Well, it’s true as far as that goes: Swans don’t judge. Probably.
[Cr8] A study from last year on sex crimes had some surprising revelations, including higher frequency of female-on-male harassment and female-on-female prison sexual abuse than previously supposed.
[Cr9] She didn’t do it! God said so.
There are so many details to love in this story. (San Jose News, 1925) pic.twitter.com/iZhIp4Aw6c
— Undine (@HorribleSanity) January 10, 2018