Linn Washington Jr.

Linn Washington, Jr. is a founder of This Can’t Be Happening and a contributor to Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion, (AK Press). He lives in Philadelphia.

American News Media Still Can’t Get It Right On Race

It’s Not Just Police Killings

The Bombing of MOVE: a Neglected Atrocity

Child Fears Violence From Cops More Than Criminals

The Public Execution of Mumia Abu-Jamal?

Reparations Movements Meet To Make International Connections

Emergency Illness Exposes Lies In Abu-Jamal Case

A Selective Case of ‘Standing on Principle’

Feds Rediscover Police Brutality In City of Brotherly Love…er…Beat City

US Refuses to Seriously Tackle Police Brutality and Racism

A Long Overdue Move to Block Executions

Sea Change In US-Cuba Relations Makes Waves Deep In Desert

Rot In the Big Apple

Africa’s Forgotten (And Festering) Freedom Struggle in Western Africa

Robert P. McColloch Personifies Misconduct by Prosecutors

Prosecutors Falsely Push Prison Term for Innocent Teen

Nixon’s Lies Require Ending His War on Weed

New Pennsylvania Legislation Sucker Punches Inmate Speech

The Scandal Hidden Inside a State’s Porn Email Scandal

Free Speech Arrested

In America the ‘Terrorists’ All Too Often Are the Police

NJ Gov Christie Castigated for Roadblocks on Cannabis

Mandela Legacy Strained

Philly DA Expresses Dubious Expertise on Prejudice

Senate Majority Uses Abu-Jamal to ‘Tar’ Obama Nominee

Philly Black Officials Silent On Police Brutality

Sexual Assault and Other Philadelphia Police Scandals

Christie’s Defense Ties Bridgegate to Racial Profiling

Obama Failed To Deliver Long-Overdue Apology To Mandela

‘High’ Hypocrisy on Capitol Hill

Protesting Pot Prohibition While Black

Government Shuts Down But Perversions Persist

Weed to the Rescue in the Budget Crisis?

The Persistence of Racism in America

‘Terror’ War Gets Stupider as Shakur is Added to the List

The Real Obama?

Philadelphia Judge Controversy: Cover-up of Bedroom Connection

Corruption on the Bench

Throwing Light on the Dark Side of Dorner’s Rampage

Mayor Favorite Cory Booker Bombs in Home Town of Newark

The Long-Distance Revolutionary

American Media Ignore Major Murdoch News Corp Scandal

The Bloody Legacy of Wayne LaPierre and the NRA

Blue Omerta

Black Backlash Against Obama

Prosecutorial Misconduct and the Death Penalty

Blacking Out GOP Racism

Kafkaesque Parole Practices Ruin Lives

The Secret Scheme To Sabotage Mumia’s Appeal Rights

Pennsylvania’s Racist Voter ID Law