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Are Police Helicopter Fleets Worth the Money?

Beni Benitez stands outside of his home in South Los Angeles, a neighborhood a few miles south of the Los Angeles Police Department’s helicopter landing site.Isabel Avila Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.This piece was published originally by Capital & Main. Los Angeles’ police and sheriff’s departments…

Illinois Is Poised to Pass a Huge Win For Workers

Zuma Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Illinois workers are on the verge of a historic win: a labor rights amendment to the state constitution that—among other things—would make the state the first to ban so-called “right-to-work laws” throughout its territory. The amendment, on the…

Tommy Tuberville Decries Reparations as Payments for “People That Do the Crime”

Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on May 26, 2022. Tom Williams/Congressional Quarterly /ZUMA Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.On Saturday, Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) implied Black Americans were “the people that do the crime” in comments railing against…