Deadly force and poor people

Since June 2015, the British newspaper, The Guardian, is keeping The Counted, a sad running list of people who’ve been killed by police officers. From FiveThirtyEight, the police are killing people at roughly the same rate as before Ferguson, when teenager Michael Brown was shot in the street in August 2014. But go back to …

“Normal” America isn’t a small town of white people

In fact, it’s New Haven, says FiveThirtyEight.┬áSa-LUTE! While politicians and pundits argue about American values and what means “normal America,” most of them haven’t got a clue. Meanwhile, check out this New Haven-based photographer who does have a clue.