Today is Native American Heritage day. Most Americans will go about their business unfettered by this knowledge. What’s worse? Most Americans, including the news media, did not know or ignored the fact that this past month was National American Indian Heritage Month. There was little educational programing, popular media coverage, and political speeches. There are […]
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Earlier this month Criminologist Francesca Vianello’s (University of Padua) and my co-authored edited book, Convict Criminology for the Future, was published by Routledge. Tracing its origins to a conference that was held May 31/June 1 last year, the book, consists of sixteen chapters (and a foreword by Shadd Maruna) written by a team of international […]
The recent election demonstrated that many Americans either don’t understand how elections work, or don’t really care. Shortly after the polls closed, many Americans either unhappy with the projected outcome of the electoral race protested, and contrary to their state’s laws suggested that the vote counting be stopped or continued. Some, despite the evidence of […]
If the past four years have taught us anything, it’s that there are major problems with our political system. I could list a dozen of them off the top of my head, but the one that sticks out is our winner take all electoral system. In theory, in this type of political contest all a […]
With a few days left until the election our country is facing, I thought I’d say a few things. A couple of weeks ago my wife and I received our ballots via mail, we selected our preferred candidates, and then we walked over to the drop box, not far from where we live, and deposited […]