crimes Tag

Justin Trudeau is seen as one of the world’s foremost progressive leaders. His election as the Prime Minister of Canada was met with great cheer among the liberals of the world, who deified Trudeau. As with any mainstream political leader, however, the Canadian’s track record was hardly blemish-free. While admittedly talking a great deal about environmentalism and a future full of green policies won him...

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Karl Marx in his book “Das Capital” espoused the idea of economics as the base of society. He said that the most important factor in the modern capitalist world is Money. Economics form the basic structure of any society. The culture, norms, values, and more are all built around the economic structures of society. In this world of growing neo-liberal principles of economics, these ideas...

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Opium, drugs, and heroines have been a major problem in history. The addiction that these substances develop can make nations go to war. The opium war between China and the British Empire is one such example. Modern nations have sought to curb the ill effects of drug addiction via the means of strict laws that punish the addicts. They think in this way drug production...

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The first Holocaust, state-sponsored massacre or mere causalities during necessary mass deportation, there are many names assigned to the incident of 1915 which occurred in Ottoman Turkey on the eve of First World War. From the side of professional historians, it is a well-documented case of Genocide. The International Association of Genocide Scholars affirmed based on scholarly evidence that the Young Turk government of the...

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Oklahoma

In what has been called the largest mass commutation in the history of the USA, at least 462 non-violent inmates were released in Oklahoma. 527 inmates had their sentences commuted, out of which 65 had detainers and were to be released later. The commutations had been approved by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board and then had been forwarded to Gov. Kevin Stitt, who is...

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Labour trafficking in the United States is a form of human trafficking where victims are made to perform a task through force, fraud or coercion as it occurs in the United States. In the agriculture sector, the most common victims of trafficking are U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents, undocumented immigrants, and foreign nationals with temporary visas. Due to the nature of agricultural work as being seasonal and transient, the...

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Like most wars being fought around the world, the global war on drugs seems to be a never-ending battle. Across the world, governments and law enforcement agencies have devised multiple strategies to combat the growing drug crisis, but to no avail. From the suburbs of the United States to the farms of Punjab in India, the easy availability of drugs is scary. While our politicians...

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Human society and morality have continuously evolved through the ages. From the primitive death penalty dealt in the form of barbaric executions being commonplace in feudal systems of governance, we gradually began to attach a value to the average human life. The evolution of our morality saw us question capital punishment as we defined and refined the notion of the ‘right to life’ and disputed...

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police

The police play a major role in the functioning of the regular society. However, for an effective and efficient law enforcement team, an increased exposure to the social conditions, greater empathy backed by the strong mental health of an officer is of utmost need. The year 2018 had seen a 12% increase in the number of officers who were shot and killed while on duty,...

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Crimes

Among the many crimes existent in society, one of the most observed crimes are incidents of school shootings. Eric Madfis, a doctoral candidate in Northeastern University’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, was interviewed and asked about his observations in examining school shootings. He discussed the latest tragedy in Ohio and suggested a few ideas which could help to prevent these crimes. A teenager was accused of...

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