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Christian Parenti is author of Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis, Verso, 1999. He teaches at New College of California in San Francisco. His writing has appeared in The Nation, The Progressive and the Christian Science Monitor.

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According to Christian Parenti, when CompStat was adopted throughout the NYPD in 1994 when Bratton became commissioner, the "meetings were so rough that half of New York's seventy-six precinct captains quit or were transferred from their jobs in the ...
investigative journalist Christian Parenti has identified a "catastrophic convergence," a supremely destructive alignment of three factors.

investigative journalist Christian Parenti has identified a "catastrophic convergence," a supremely destructive alignment of three factors.
As Christian Parenti has argued, a public crisis requires public rather than market solutions. There is historical precedent for this.
No surprise, then, that what Christian Parenti terms the "politics of the armed lifeboat" has come to signify our own times; the images of strict border controls for Syrian immigrants in the Mediterranean are enough evidence for that.
Some police officers used creative reporting in the 1990s that included re-classifying unsolved homicides as suicides or deaths by accident, which in turn dropped the homicide rate, noted journalist Christian Parenti in his 2000 book "Lockdown America.".

In parts two and three, host Eugene Puryear is joined by Christian Parenti, investigative journalist, academic, and author to talk about the rather obvious connections between climate change and social movements.
There is extensive documentation, such as in Christian Parenti's Lockdown America, on the way in which "zero-tolerance" and "3 strike" policies and harsh police tactics swept these people up into the criminal justice system, often times utilizing ...
Prominent among the many who have written about the need for systemic reform of the economy are author Christian Parenti, economist Juliet Schor and activist Naomi Klein.
Moreover, neoliberal capitalism impacts the way societies react to and address challenges. Christian Parenti argues in his book Tropic of Chaos: climate change and the New geography of Violence that decades of neoliberal pathologies (in addition to ...
Moreover, neoliberal capitalism impacts the way societies react to and address challenges. Christian Parenti argues in his book Tropic of Chaos: climate change and the New geography of Violence that decades of neoliberal pathologies (in addition to ...
I don't know what Australia's budget is for excluding and imprisoning refugees. Christian Parenti calls this the politics of the armed lifeboat: "Responding to climate change by arming, excluding, forgetting, repressing, policing and killing.
Pelletier was second in both the 100 and 200 at states last year to then-Rivendell senior Sam Emerson, who trained with Thetford. (Another Raptor, 2015 graduate Christian Parenti, had joined Pelletier with Oxbow last season). In part because he's ...
On Saturday, CNN reported that Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was planning to announce that rather than replacing Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill, the department might consider supplanting Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill.
Though thinkers such as Christian Parenti have questioned the value of calling for an unlikely revolution given the "compressed timeframe" of climate change, such demands - and the movements they inspire - can also succeed by advancing alternative ...
Though thinkers such as Christian Parenti have questioned the value of calling for an unlikely revolution given the "compressed timeframe" of climate change, such demands - and the movements they inspire - can also succeed by advancing alternative ...
On April 20 after the evening performance, author Christian Parenti (Tropic of Chaos: climate change and the New geography of Violence) will speak about "Revolution & Climate Change"; on April 30 after the matinee performance, Jennifer Lopez who is ...
Christian Parenti, author of Tropic of Chaos, a book that examines the links between climate change and violence around the world, said that nations need to address climate change, but improved energy and environmental policies, however important for ...
On April 20 after the evening performance, author Christian Parenti (Tropic of Chaos: climate change and the New geography of Violence) will speak about "Revolution & Climate Change"; on April 30 after the matinee performance, Jennifer Lopez who is ...
Christian Parenti, author of Tropic of Chaos, a book that examines the links between climate change and violence around the world, said that nations need to address climate change, but improved energy and environmental policies, however important for ...
New York University's Christian Parenti agrees. He first started writing critically about the growing use of tracking and measuring technology in the workplace more than a decade ago in a book called The Soft Cage, and he says the only thing that's ...
On Friday investigative journalist Christian Parenti will give a talk at Smith College on the findings in his new book, Tropic of Chaos: climate change and the New geography of Violence.
In Tropics of Chaos, Christian Parenti emphasizes the "catastrophic convergence" of poverty, violence, and climate change.
In a 2013 essay, Christian Parenti, professor at New York University, argues that while capitalism is responsible for the climate change crisis, one cannot wait for a global socialist revolution to tackle climate change.
Christian Parenti is Christian Parenti an investigative journalist, and an academic who teaches in the Global Liberal Studies program at New York University.
HEDGES: No, you make a very important point, and this is--Christian Parenti makes this point in his very good book Lockdown America: police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis.
"The hood is both antiseptically technical and spectacularly horrifying," wrote journalist Christian Parenti. "It is both practical and a highly theatrical form of humiliation.
Indeed, it is because of historically repressive policies that police in the U.S. kill an average of three people each day, the country is home to over 2 million prisoners, and almost 5 million people are currently on parole or probation, argues ...
Christian Parenti writes about the roots of the American police state explaining: "At its heart, the new American repression is very much about the restoration and maintenance of ruling class power.
How did we get here? The numbers are chilling: 2.2 million people behind bars, another 4.7 million on parole or probation. Even small-town cops are armed like soldiers, with a thoroughly militarized southern border.
As Christian Parenti argues, American capitalism needs a steady supply of immigrant labor, but needs it cheap. By criminalizing the workers, the state aims to keep them uncertain, uneasy, disorganized, and docile.
Christian Parenti makes that case in "Lockdown America," analysing the rise of the prison industry as the response to capitalist crisis.
From left, front row: Zachary Rouleau, scholarship recipient; Andrew Hultgren, scholarship recipient; Christian Parenti, scholarship recipient; Steven Lemay, scholarship recipient; back row: Sen. Lou D'Allesandro of Manchester; Adam Quinn, Dunkin ...
Caption: Front row: Zachary Rouleau, Andrew Hultgren, Christian Parenti, Steven Lemay. Back row: State Sen. D'Allesandro, Adam Quinn, Dunkin' Donuts franchisee; Danielle French, Michael Metcalf, Bianca Ketenci, Emily Remillard, Colton Cadarette, Kylie ...
Caption: Front row: Zachary Rouleau, Andrew Hultgren, Christian Parenti, Steven Lemay. Back row: State Sen. D'Allesandro, Adam Quinn, Dunkin' Donuts franchisee; Danielle French, Michael Metcalf, Bianca Ketenci, Emily Remillard, Colton Cadarette, Kylie ...
In some ways, the future is already being played out in places like Syria and Afghanistan, two nations ravaged by neoliberal economic reforms, the legacy of Cold War militarism and climate change, what Christian Parenti calls the "Catastrophic ...
Pollitt's Law, formulated by The Nation's longtime columnist Katha Pollitt, says outsiders gain access to a field only when it loses prestige.
Caption: Front row: Zachary Rouleau, Andrew Hultgren, Christian Parenti, Steven Lemay. Back row: State Sen. D'Allesandro, Adam Quinn, Dunkin' Donuts franchisee; Danielle French, Michael Metcalf, Bianca Ketenci, Emily Remillard, Colton Cadarette, Kylie ...
In some ways, the future is already being played out in places like Syria and Afghanistan, two nations ravaged by neoliberal economic reforms, the legacy of Cold War militarism and climate change, what Christian Parenti calls the "Catastrophic ...
Pollitt's Law, formulated by The Nation's longtime columnist Katha Pollitt, says outsiders gain access to a field only when it loses prestige.
sociologist Christian Parenti calls this "collision" of political, economic and ecological disasters the "catastrophic convergence.
Orford - Among the 35 seniors who collected their diplomas in the Rivendell Academy gym on Saturday, Miranda Garrow is gearing up for her freshman year at the University of Vermont, and her co-valedictorian Christian Parenti for Drew University in New ...
Christian Parenti is a professor at NYU's Global Liberal Studies Program. His latest book,Tropic of Chaos: climate change and the New geography of Violence (2011), explores how climate change is already causing violence as it interacts with the ...
In his book Tropic of Chaos: climate change and the New geography of Violence, author Christian Parenti refers to the "catastrophic convergence" of poverty, violence, and climate change.
"What struck me" journalist Christian Parenti said in a recent Truthout interview, referring to the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, "was the fact that these local towns and states around the region were sending the only resources they had to New ...
"What struck me" journalist Christian Parenti said in a recent Truthout interview, referring to the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, "was the fact that these local towns and states around the region were sending the only resources they had to New ...
On April 19, 2014, I sat down with author, journalist and professor Christian Parenti in Chicago. His work, which is wide-ranging and essential, explores some of the most powerful and brutal forces in our society: war, capitalism, prisons, policing and ...
literature on mass incarceration comes in waves. Around the turn of the century, with the issue still largely off the radar, academics like David Garland, Christian Parenti and Marc Mauer led the way with books that aimed to put the expanding prison ...
Perhaps -- though Christian Parenti, in 1997, explained that "police violence is soaring." "By mid-August of this year Baltimore Police had already shot more than 70 civilians," he added.


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