Story of the Week: Crime Concerns at 4-Year High Amid Surge in Violence

Amid a recent surge in violent crime and shootings, Americans' concerns about crime are at a four-year high. An ABC News / Washington Post poll conducted in June found that 59% of Americans believe crime is an “extremely” or “very” serious problem. At least 150 people were killed in...
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Minneapolis Just Voted to Fund the Police. Why Isn’t That Getting More Coverage?

From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. Minneapolis, the city where a worldwide movement began last summer after the death of George Floyd, is back in the news again. Well, not really. There are undoubtedly newsworthy things happening in Minnesota. The Minneapolis...
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When Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree on Police Reform

The public was very aware of police behavior in 2020. George Floyd and Breonna Taylor became household names, and widespread protests took place around the country. As we start the year 2021, is there any hope for bipartisan police reform? Surprisingly, Republicans and Democrats can agree...
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