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Alexander Cockburn

NYPD changes rules on dope, but keeps racist frisk powers

Fri 15 Jun, AT 07:40
Alexander Cockburn

New York plans to decriminalise possession of marijuana but the real problem is the racist stop and frisk law police use to find the drugs

Jon Hamm Don Draper in Mad Men

Mad Men season 5 finale wins record audience in US

One-Minute Read
Tue 12 Jun, AT 13:43

The most dramatic series of Mad Men to date ends tonight after triumphant US season


London can learn from New York in war on obesity

Opinion digest
Mon 11 Jun, AT 11:24

Opinion digest: Tackling obesity, Cameron's cynical use of Sir Alex Allan and media pressure on young girls

The Milky Way

Milky Way v Andromeda: what happens when galaxies collide?

One-Minute Read
Fri 1 Jun, AT 15:34

Nasa confirms that our galaxy is doomed to crash into Andromeda... in just four billion years


Viewing child pornography on the internet is legal in New York

First Reaction
Thu 10 May, AT 12:04

Court of Appeal rules that watching pornographic images of children without downloading them is not a crime

Alexander Cockburn

Is NYPD using sexual assault to defend Wall Street paymasters?

Thu 10 May, AT 07:50
Alexander Cockburn

Occupy Wall Street say police are using violent new tactics against them. This is getting out of hand

James Corden wows Broadway critics in One Man Two Guvnors

First Post
Fri 20 Apr, AT 14:00

US critics fall for Gavin and Stacey actor's comic charms, and ask, 'Can we keep him?'