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  1. Concocting a Crime-Ageddon to Promote Police Power
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Manhattan is overrun with criminals and nobody is safe! -- or that’s what certain tabloids and newspapers would have you believe. Through the use of misleading statistics and extraordinary exceptions, the Mayor of New York has been successfully depicted as 'soft-on-crime' even though the city's crime rate is at an all-time low.
  2. Drug War-Related Homicides In The US Average At Least 1,100 a Year
    Full Extent of Carnage Unknowable Because US Government Doesn't Track Violent Crime Linked To The War On Drugs

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    The stubborn resistance against entertaining any other options beyond a fundamentalist adherence to prohibition for dealing with drug use in the United States is cloaked in an arrogant denial of the human costs of the drug war and the possibility that ending it would lead to less, not more, death. The US, by some estimates now spends about $40 billion a year at home and abroad waging its war on drugs and has imprisoned currently up to 400,000 people on drug-related charges — the vast majority of them nonviolent offenders.
  3. Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice
    Resource Type: Book
  4. In Russian and French Prisons
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    Kropotkin's criticism of the penal system, and an inside look into the horrors and realities of what life in prison entails.
  5. It Ain't Necessarily So
    How the Media Remake Our Picture of Reality

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2002
    Looks at the confusion and inaccuracies surrounding media reporting of scientific studies, surveys and statistics.
  6. The Socialist Register 1982
    Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  7. The State of the World Atlas
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981

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