Behind a veneer of so-called academic objectivity on Russia, French historian Marlene Laruelle directly and indirectly propagandizes on behalf of U.S. imperialist interests, which seek to encroach upon and control Ukraine, Crimea and the entire landmass that was the Soviet Union.
Although “The Prison Within” makes a few fleeting mentions of expanding treatment and mitigation programs in the United States to keep traumatized people from going to prison in the first place, restorative justice is presented inside the narrow construct of reforming prisons to make them “better.” That all makes sense when the discussion is not intended to be about replacing prisons with humane and truly restorative systems.
"Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times" uncovers the long-hidden and oft-forgotten history of poor white radical organizing on the Left during the 1960s and ‘70s.
If the U.S. justice system was fair, Jason Pollock's documentary, "Finding Kendrick Johnson," would not exist. But it does because everything about this case—from the moment Kendrick’s body was found—reveals how this system still is excruciatingly racist and classist.
For those who understand what DaCosta’s “Candyman” is trying to say and why, it may not be scary in the traditional slasher/spine-tingler sense, so it’s hard to say whether or not the movie is “good” as a traditional horror film. However, the real-life nightmares and horrors reflected in this film are what many Black viewers will be all too familiar with.
In this book, historian Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall explores how the 1804 Haitian Revolution has been misrepresented and censored on screen.