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Blog
Sep 20, 2011

What's wrong with Harper's omnibus crime bill

Paula Mallea
Stephen Harper will be launching his tough-on-crime agenda today. Our criminal justice system is by no means perfect, but the omnibus crime bill will send us back to a 19th-century punishment model.
Blog
Aug 16, 2011

The new cost of criminal pardons

Paula Mallea
In its efforts to deal quickly with a perceived gap in the law, the Harper government has passed legislation which will adversely affect thousands of offenders needlessly.
Podcast
Aug 3, 2011
Toronto G20

The mother of crime is poverty

Progressive Voices
We speak with criminal defence lawyer Shane Martinez on the Harper crime agenda, Hudak's vow of manual labour for prisoners, criminalization of activism, policing of marginalized communities and more.
Blog
Jul 15, 2011

How much does poverty cost B.C.?

Iglika Ivanova
We've known for a long time that we all pay for poverty. We just didn't know how much. This is the question I investigate in my latest CCPA report The Cost of Poverty in B.C.
Blog
Jun 29, 2011

Omnibus crime bill an injustice

Paula Mallea
This fall the Harper government will pass an omnibus crime bill that will imprison thousands more Canadians and cost billions of dollars.
RabbleTV
Jun 9, 2011

Not Rex: Dope wars

The Global Commission on Drug Policy has just weighed in. The War on Drugs is an abysmal failure. They even get it in the U.S. So why is Canada going on a bad trip?
Podcast
Nov 10, 2009

Animal rights activists fight U.S. terrorism law

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Animal rights activists are increasingly being targetted by the state as terrorists. A lawyer with the Center for Constitutional Rights is challenging the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.
Podcast
Oct 2, 2009

Talking with gang members about crime

Redeye
A group of researchers in Winnipeg spent two days meeting with six members of a North End street gang in August. The gang members had strong opinions about how best to combat crime.
Columnists
Aug 17, 2009

Youth crime and flawed statistics

I accuse the criminology profession and the whole "liberal" side of the argument of stifling a proper debate on youth crime, in particular, by swallowing flawed statistics.

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