Category: Blog

Who Counts?

By KJ Shepard

Read the full article from Protean Magazine, here.

The actual extent of homelessness in the U.S., writes KJ Shepherd, is drastically underestimated—a result of flawed counting metrics, enabled by a broader refusal by power to admit its true, staggering scale.

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Why voters rejected plans to replace the Minneapolis Police Department – and what’s next for policing reform

By Michelle S. Phelps

Read the full article from Yahoo News, here.

Michelle Phelps at the University of Minnesota leads a project looking at attitudes toward policing in the city. The Conversation asked her to explain what happened in the Nov. 2, 2021, vote and where it leaves both Minneapolis’ beleaguered police department and police reform movements nationwide.