“The Red Warrior Sioux are asking for donations to keep their encampment going. Here is an official donation site. In addition, they want communities to organize to come to North Dakota as well as to take action in their own communities to support the Water Protectors.”
Violent crime is up in some places, but is it really a trend?
. . . To present a fuller picture of crime in America, The Marshall Project collected and analyzed 40 years of FBI data on the most serious violent crimes in 68 police jurisdictions. . . . In the process, we were struck by the wide variation from community to community. To paraphrase an aphorism about politics, all crime is local. Each city has its own trends that depend on the characteristics of the city itself, the time frame, and the type of crime.
Read the entire article: the Marshall Project