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Embedded: Changing The Police
Yonkers, N.Y. is a city with a long and ugly history of bad policing. The Justice Department has demanded an overhaul of the department and has been monitoring it for more than a decade. The commissioner in Yonkers has promised to do what the feds want and more. He has promised to "reform" policing in Yonkers and turn his officers into guardians of the community, accountable to its citizens. Can it be done and what does this kind of reform even look like?
This is episode 1 of the new Embedded series, "Changing The Police." You can listen to the rest of the series here.
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Newly released documents offer insight into what prompted the search of Donald Trump's Florida residence. The Inflation Reduction Act will invest more than $300 billion in energy and climate reform. Many Afghans are struggling a year after the Taliban took over their country's governance.
Friday, August 12, 2022
Attorney General Merrick Garland has requested that the Mar-a-Lago search warrant be made public. Violent rhetoric from the GOP fueled an attack on the Cincinnati FBI office. The CDC relaxes COVID-19 guidance signaling a new phase of the pandemic.
Thursday, August 11, 2022
The average price for a gallon of gas has fallen below $4 after hitting a historic high last month. Five years ago white nationalists held a violent rally in Charlottesville VA that inspired the far right. EU Negotiators say there's hope for a renewed nuclear deal between Iran and the US.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
GOP Politicians are calling the FBI raid on former president Trump's estate a lawless partisan raid. Police have arrested and charged a suspect in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque. Kenyans go to the polls to elect a new president.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
The FBI carried out an hours-long search of former President Trump's residence at Mar-a-Lago in Florida. Fighting in Ukraine draws close to Europe's largest nuclear reactor. The Muslim community in Albuquerque is reeling with shock and grief after three South Asian men are murdered in two weeks.
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